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139: Is Working in a Physical Therapy Clinic Good for Med School?

8/15/2018
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Getting clinical experience is hard. This student wants to know if working in a physical therapy clinic will help him with his medical school applications.

Duration:00:07:09

138: Can I Come Back From a 2.4 or Should I Go to the Caribbean?

8/8/2018
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Our poster today struggled to combine school work with being an entrepreneur. Graduating with a 2.4 GPA, he's wondering what is next to get into med school.

Duration:00:09:24

137: Losing Confidence to Apply Even with Great Grades

8/1/2018
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What happens if you screw up your undergrad GPA and lack the confidence to apply to med school, even with a great masters GPA? That's what we talk about today.

Duration:00:09:05

136: What is the Best Paid Clinical Experience for Med School?

7/25/2018
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The question today is one from a student who is looking to get more clinical experience and is also looking for paid jobs. He wants to know which is better.

Duration:00:06:46

135: Is My New Research Opportunity Worth it in the Long Run?

7/18/2018
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Our student today asks the question but kind of answers it as well. With a new opportunity for research experience, he's wondering if it's worth the sacrifices.

Duration:00:06:34

134: How Do I Pay for a Postbac and Can I Repay Loans?

7/11/2018
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If you're a nontraditional student, taking out loans can be intimidating. How do you do it? How do you pay them back? Is it possible to pay them back?

Duration:00:13:46

133: What if I Don't Have Time for Volunteer Experiences?

7/4/2018
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Today our student is worried about a secondary question asking about volunteer healthcare experiences. They work in healthcare and don't have time. What now?

Duration:00:07:53

132: Should I Move to Increase My Chances of an Acceptance?

6/27/2018
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Our student today is wondering if she should move to Texas to increase her chances of getting into a state school, and lesson her tuition costs? Will it work?

Duration:00:08:26

131: Should I Mention Kids in my Med School Application?

6/20/2018
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As a nontraditional student, you may have kids in tow when you head to medical school. Is that a red flag to medical school? Should you mention your kids?

Duration:00:07:10

130: I Didn't Get into Medical School. What Should I Do Next?

6/13/2018
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When you don't get into medical school, you may feel like your journey is over. It's not. The question is what to do next and that's what we talk about today.

Duration:00:12:58

129: Should I Drop Out of My DNP Program to Go to Med School?

6/6/2018
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If you're in the middle of a DNP program but want to be a physician, what would you do? I'd drop out and start working on medical school, that's what I'd do!

Duration:00:09:38

128: How Do I Transition from the Military to Being a Premed?

5/30/2018
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After a significant life event with his daughter being born with a rare congenital disorder, our poster today wants to get out of the military and go to medical school.

Duration:00:09:21

127: Can I Get Into a Good Medical School with my Past Grades?

5/23/2018
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Our poster today is wondering about his past IVY league undergrad GPA and MBA GPA and if he has a chance to get into a 'good' medical school.

Duration:00:08:08

126: Should I Retake Core Classes From 10 Years Ago with C's?

5/16/2018
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If you've taken your med school prereqs a long time ago and you did poorly in them, should you retake them or take higher level courses? What about the MCAT?

Duration:00:09:24

125: Should I Take the C or Withdraw From My Class?

5/9/2018
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What should you do if your mom passes away during your semester and your struggling to pass? Should you drop out? What about if you're getting ready to transfer?

Duration:00:09:16

124: How Can I Study for the MCAT if I have Chronic Pain?

5/2/2018
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Living with chronic pain is hard. Living with chronic pain as a premed might be impossible. Our question today is from a premed struggling with a new diagnosis.

Duration:00:10:43

123: Should I Move States to Improve My Chances?

4/25/2018
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If you're a nontrad student looking at potential medical school, you may realize that your dream school is in another state. What do you do now?

Duration:00:09:54

122: How Can I Get Shadowing Experience in Canada?

4/18/2018
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Canadians think they have it much harder than their US counterparts when it comes to getting shadowing and clinical experience. It's just not the case.

Duration:00:05:52

121: How Much Clinical Experience Do I Need for Med School Apps?

4/11/2018
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As you start to look at your extracurriculars for medical school, you may start worrying that you don't have enough clinical experience. How much is enough?

Duration:00:08:53

120: Is There Risk in Applying to New Medical Schools?

4/4/2018
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As you build your school list, you may find that there are new medical schools opening when you are applying. Is it a good idea to apply to those schools?

Duration:00:11:57