Posts Tagged ‘grade replacement’

Huge News for Nontrads – No More Grade Replacement

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 56 In this episode, Ryan breaks from what he usually does here on the podcast where he pulls up a questions directly from OldPreMeds.org forum as he talks about this HUGE announcement this past week from the AACOM that affects nontraditional students more than traditional students. Osteopathic medical schools…

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What You Need to Know About AACOM Killing Grade Replacement

Session 216 In this episode, Ryan talks about last week’s news that hit the premed world specifically for nontraditional students. The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) announced that starting May 1, 2017 (this application cycle), the AACOMAS application will no longer use grade replacement for GPA calculation. A little back story… There are…

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Questions for a Student with a Low Undergrad & Postbac GPA

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 43 In this episode, Ryan tackles the issue of a student who is struggling with very low undergrad and postbac GPA scores and a low 2015 MCAT score. Find out what options you could possibly take when facing this kind of situation. Your questions, answered here on the OldPreMeds…

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Premed Q&A – What Are My Chances and More!

Session 190 In this episode, Ryan answers some questions through voicemail and email received from students. Some of the topics covered include whether a paramedic course would count for medical school, alternate letter of recommendations, the chances of getting into U.S. and Canada medical school, and academic renewal programs. If you have any questions, go to…

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How Is My Academic Dismissal Going to Hurt My Chances?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 24 In today’s episode, Ryan and Rich take another question directly from the OldPreMeds.org and they specifically discuss how getting academically dismissed in undergrad can possibly hurt your chances of getting into medical school. OldPreMeds Question of the Week: The poster is a student, 35 years old (by the…

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How Much Will My Undergrad Hurt My Chances at Med School?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 23 In today’s episode, Ryan and Rich take a question from the forums over at OldPreMeds.org about whether a poor undergraduate school can hurt your chances at getting into medical school.  OldPreMeds Question of the Week: Scenario: From an NP who wants to go back to medical school; Mom with 2…

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