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What Proof Do You Need for EC Activities on Your Application?

What Proof Do You Need for EC Activities on Your Application?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 39 When you are filling out your med school application, you need to fill in your extracurriculars. What should you be doing to keep track and prove your ECs? First, did you know that the episodes in this podcast are recordings of our Facebook Live that we do at…

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Do I need to Write a Different Essay for Each Application?

Do I need to Write a Different Essay for Each Application?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 38 If you are applying to both MD and DO medical schools, should you write a different personal statement for each med school application service? By the way, the episodes in this podcast are recordings of our Facebook Live that we do at 3pm Eastern on most weekdays. Check…

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What Types of Physicians Should I Shadow?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 37 Shadowing seems to be one of the hardest extracurriculars that premeds face. How many physicians should you shadow and what types of specialties too? And did you know? The episodes in this podcast are recordings of our Facebook Live that we do at 3pm Eastern on most weekdays.…

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How do Premed Committee Letters Work?

How do Premed Committee Letters Work?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 36 The premed committee letter is supposed to help you with your application to med school. Personally, I think it does the opposite, but what is it? Do you need to use it if the school offers it? How important is it? Should this be something to consider when…

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Does it Hurt to Take the MCAT Multiple Times?

Does it Hurt to Take the MCAT Multiple Times?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 35 The MCAT is one of the biggest hurdles you’ll face as a premed. What happens if you have to take it multiple times? How will that affect your med school apps? Will taking the MCAT more than once hurt you? The answer is yes. The answer is no,…

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What Will Happen if I Can't Get a Transcript from a School?

What Will Happen if I Can’t Get a Transcript from a School?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 34 For your AMCAS, AACOMAS, and TMDSAS application to be verified, you need to turn in a transcript from every school. What happens if you can’t get one? Somebody in the group actually said that they applied and submitted the secondaries. And they are having issues with the school…

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What are the Tiers of Medical Schools?

What are the Tiers of Medical Schools?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 33 If you hear premed students talking about tiers of medical schools, turn, and run away. Medical school is medical school. They all train you to be a physician. Should you be worried about tiers when looking to applying to medical schools? The short answer is no. Ignore all…

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How Should I Ask a Doctor for a Letter of Recommendation?

How Should I Ask a Doctor for a Letter of Recommendation?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 31 Letters of recommendation are one of the few things for your application that you don’t have complete control over. Let’s talk about how to ask for a LOR. By the way, the episodes in this podcast are recordings of our Facebook Live that we do at 3pm Eastern…

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What is a WF on the Transcript? Is it the Same as a W?

What is a WF on the Transcript? Is it the Same as a W?

Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts Session 30 If you have a WF on your transcript, you may not understand the full implications of how that will affect your medical school application. It counts as an F! Are you an old premed? Check out The OldPreMeds Podcast as well as all our other podcasts on MedEd…

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OPM 248: What's Next for This Nontrad After An Academic Suspension?

What’s Next for This Nontrad After An Academic Suspension?

Session 248 After a rough start to college before deciding to pursue medicine, this student is asking what to do next on his pursuit of medical 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 an account, ask your question,…

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