Posts Tagged ‘nontrad premed’

Where Can I Find Clinical Research as a Nontrad?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 83 Clinical research opportunities are easier to come by as an undergrad student. But what about for nontrads? Check out the advice in today’s podcast. [00:56] OldPreMeds Question of the Week: “I have come across great programs for college students to find research internships during the summer. However, I’me…

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Can’t Find Volunteering that Works with Working Full-time!

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 82 Our question this week is from a nontrad looking at making a switch to medicine. He is working full-time and he can’t find any clinical volunteering experiences. [01:35] OldPreMeds Question of the Week: “I’m a 26-year-old RF design engineer interested in pursuing medicine. I graduated with a degree…

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Concerns and Questions About Transitioning from PA to MD/DO

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 75 This week’s poster is a practicing PA who has some questions about transitioning from being a PA to starting medical school. These are great questions commonly asked not only by PA’s, but also, by NPs and other nontrads who are in a healthcare-related field and would want to…

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Should I Apply to Med School this Cycle With My Grades?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 74 Our poster this week is questioning whether or not he should apply this cycle with low grades and not a lot of extracurriculars. He is getting very nervous about applying and getting some cold feet. If you have any questions, sign up for a free account at the…

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Will My Medical History Affect My Chances at Med School?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 73 The paperback version of The Premed Playbook: Guide to the Medical School Interview is set to be released in June. In celebration of that launch, simply preorder it from Barnes and Noble before June 06, 2017 and get almost $100 worth of giveaways including a brand new, amazing…

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Is All Hope Lost for this Discouraged Postbac Student?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 72 The premed path is long and daunting. But what should you do if you’re so committed to becoming a doctor and yet you’re not able to translate that into having good grades? Our poster this week has struggled big time. Unfortunately, he still hasn’t found a way to…

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Should I Give Up On MD Dream If I Apply Late in the Cycle?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 71 Our poster this week is wondering if applying late is going to hurt his chances of getting into an MD school and if he should just focus on DO schools. Should you “give up” applying to MD schools just because you’re taking the MCAT at a later date?…

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Should You Quit Your job to Study for the MCAT Full-Time?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 70 The MCAT is hard. Being a nontrad and studying for the MCAT can seem impossible. Should you quit your job to study for the MCAT full-time? That is the question. We take your questions directly from the OldPreMeds.org forums and answer them here on the podcast. If you…

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Which Postbac Should I Choose? Does Prestige Matter?

[vc_column_text pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] Session 68 Our poster this week is trying to decide between two postbac programs in New York and is worried about picking one that may be looked less upon based on the name. We take questions directly from the OldPreMeds.org forums and answer them here on the podcast. “Old premed”…

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