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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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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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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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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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ATD 2: Personal Statements, Clinical Experience for Nontrads and More

Personal Statements, Clinical Experience for Nontrads and More

Apple Podcasts Session 2 In today’s episode, we’re covering questions about writing personal statements, how AdComs view nontrads who lack clinical experience, what medical schools look for in the interview, and some concerns students have in their application in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. My name is Dr. Ryan Gray and Ask the Dean…

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ATD 1: The Two Biggest Mistakes Premeds Make on Their Med School Apps

The Two Biggest Mistakes Premeds Make on Their Med School Apps

Apple Podcasts Session 1 Welcome to the first episode of Ask the Dean! Today, we’re going to introduce Mappd, the team, and we’re going to answer as many questions as possible. Ask the Dean is the first media project from my new company Mappd. It’s a technology platform that’s going to help premeds understand the…

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PMY 396: Am I Ready to Apply to Medical School? A NEW Series

Am I Ready to Apply to Medical School? A NEW Series

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 396 How do you know you’re ready to apply to medical school? Join me for the NEW Mappd podcast and YouTube series focused on helping YOU figure out if you’re ready. This is going to be a new series which I’m going to play today. I’m doing it with…

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PMY 394: How to Convey Your Story Through the Med School Application

How to Convey Your Story Through the Med School Application

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 394 What’s the best approach for writing your personal statement? What are admissions committees really looking for, specifically? And more! Let’s ask the Dean! This is a private Ask the Dean Episode Two now where I’m joined by Dr. Scott Wright. Ask the Dean is a special program that…

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PMY 390: What Do Students Need to Know About Med School Admissions?

What Do Students Need to Know About Med School Admissions?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 390 Dr. Scott Wright has more than 25 years of experience in medical education. He joins me today to bust myths about med school admissions, talk about Mappd, and more! Scott is a former dean of admissions at UT Southwestern Medical School in Texas, the former director of the…

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