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ATD 8: VITA, Healthcare Reform, Clinical Experience & More!

VITA, Healthcare Reform, Clinical Experience & More!

Apple Podcasts Session 8 Dr. Wright and Dr. Gray talk about the new VITA and how it effects the application, the pandemic and our healthcare system, clinical experience and more! Full show notes coming soon!

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How to Write About an Academic Suspension and Cheating?

How to Write About an Academic Suspension and Cheating?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 102 Do you have an institutional action? Maybe an academic suspension? Or a dismissal from a class or program? How do I write about this on my application? Full show notes coming soon!

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OPM 245: More Classes or MCAT Prep? How Should You Focus Your Time?

More Classes or MCAT Prep? How Should You Focus Your Time?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 245 Which is better taking more science courses or spending more time prepping for the MCAT? With a GPA below 3.0, should you take more classes or focus on the MCAT? Full show notes coming soon!

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PMY 408: 9 Reasons Medical Schools Will Reject You!

9 Reasons Medical Schools Will Reject You!

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 408 Have you been rejected from med school? Are you wondering what the reason could be that you could get rejected? Dr Gray covers 9 reasons why you get rejected. Full show notes coming soon!

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ATD 7: How to Choose a Postbac Program, Choosing Activities & More!

How to Choose a Postbac Program, Choosing Activities & More!

Session 7 Ask the Dean is back with another action packed episode of Q&A. Postbac programs, activity lists and more! Don’t forget to subscribe and check out Mappd.com! Full show notes coming soon!

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OPM 244: What Constitutes "Strong Ties" to Out-of-State Med Schools?

What Constitutes “Strong Ties” to Out-of-State Med Schools?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 244 Today’s question is something that confuses a lot of students when they’re applying in-state versus out-of-state. What constitutes strong ties to a public out-of-state school? Questions answered here on the podcast are taken directly from the Nontrad Premed Forum over at premedforums.com. Please go ahead and register for…

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Adversity, References, Postbacs, MCAT Prep, & Interview Stress

Apple Podcasts Session 5 Today, we talk about comparing DIY postbac vs. formal postbac and taking courses both at a community college and a four-year university. What do medical school admissions committees think of them? We also talk about having those hard conversations with your parents about your journey as well as talking about traumatic…

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ATD 4: Race and Admissions, Work-Life Balance, Research, and More!

Race and Admissions, Work-Life Balance, Research, and More!

Apple Podcasts Session 4 Today, we handle a grab bag of questions from our students covering topics on scores and stats and the relationship between work-life balance and burnout. We also talk about what makes a good clinical experience, as well as the different types of curricula you should think about when choosing schools. Ask…

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Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A: Applying to Med School with a Mug Shot

Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A: Applying to Med School with a Mug Shot

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 101 Can you get into med school if you’ve been arrested? Will it come up in your interview? What should you disclose about it in your application? Full show notes coming soon!

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ATD 3: Disadvantages, Shadowing Abroad, and Diversity as an Applicant

Disadvantages, Shadowing Abroad, and Diversity as an Applicant

Apple Podcasts Session 3 How do you write a good disadvantaged essay? Will medical schools look differently at nontrad students and URM status? How do you talk about your learning disability in your essay? Does working around a theme or narrative help? All these and more on today’s episode! Here on Ask the Dean, we…

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