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46: Is There a Benefit to Going to a Pass/Fail Medical School?

2/8/2018
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If I go to a pass/fail medical school, will that help or hurt me when becoming a physician. We'll talk about the pros and cons of pass/fail now.

Duration:00:07:34

45: How Do I Know if Medicine is Right for Me?

2/7/2018
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Becoming a physician is long and it's expensive. It can wreck relationships, cause you to hate your job and more. How do you find out if it's right for you?

Duration:00:04:58

44: Do I Need to Rewrite My Personal Statement if I Reapply?

2/5/2018
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If you're like the majority of premed students, you didn't get into medical school the first time you applied. Do you have to rewrite your personal statement?

Duration:00:05:03

43: Am I Smart Enough for Medical School?

2/2/2018
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If you're early on in your premed journey, or well on your way, you have probably questioned if you are smart enough to be a doctor. Let's talk about that.

Duration:00:07:39

42: Where do I Send Letters of Recommendations?

2/1/2018
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During the application process, you need to have letters of recommendations submitted to go along with your app. Let's talk about where to have those sent.

Duration:00:06:12

41: What is a Letter of Intent and Should I Send One?

1/24/2018
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If you've been waitlisted at a med school sometimes letting them know that you will go to there school if accepted is something they need to hear.

Duration:00:05:39

40: When Should You Send Emails to Med School Admissions Offices?

1/23/2018
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Waiting for a rejection or acceptance to medical school is hard. After you've intereved at a medical school, when should you send an email to the adcome?

Duration:00:09:20

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

1/19/2018
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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?

Duration:00:05:03

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

1/18/2018
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If you are applying to both MD and DO medical schools, should you write a different personal statement for each med school application service?

Duration:00:05:44

37: What Types of Physicians Should I Shadow?

1/17/2018
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Shadowing seems to be one of the hardest extracurriculars that premeds face. How many physicians should you shadow and what types of specialties too?

Duration:00:05:07

36: How do Premed Committee Letters Work?

1/16/2018
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The premed committee letter is supposed to help you with your application to med school. I think it does the opposite, but what is it? That's for today's show.

Duration:00:08:06

35: Does it Hurt to Take the MCAT Multiple Times?

1/15/2018
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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?

Duration:00:05:16

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

1/11/2018
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For your AMCAS, AACOMAS, and TMDSAS applicatino to be verified, you need to turn in a transcript from every school. What happens if you can't get one?

Duration:00:07:34

33: What are the Tiers of Medical Schools?

1/10/2018
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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.

Duration:00:05:53

32: How Can I Stay Motivated All the Time Through the Premed Process?

1/9/2018
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Staying motivated all the time is an impossible feat for any premed student. Let's talk about how you can stay motivated as you go through this process.

Duration:00:06:02

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

1/8/2018
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Letters of recommendation are one of the few things for your application that you don't have complete control overe. Let's talk about how to ask for a LOR.

Duration:00:04:44

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

12/21/2017
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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!

Duration:00:03:35

29: Will Withdrawing From a Class Hurt My Med School Application?

12/20/2017
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Withdrawing from a class can be an easy way to get out of a bad grade. How will that W on your transcript affect your medical school application?

Duration:00:05:30

28: Can I Get Grades Removed From My Transcript To Improve My GPA?

12/19/2017
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If you've had issues while in school, did you know that there may be an option to remove your bad grades from your transcript and turn them into withdraws?

Duration:00:06:25

27: How Do You Choose Between Multiple Med School Acceptances?

12/11/2017
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If you've been a great premed student, you likely will have the chance to choose between multiple acceptances. How should you do choose between schools?

Duration:00:07:07