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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

119: How Important is Volunteering as a Nontrad Premed?

3/28/2018
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When you're a nontraditional premed student working full-time and going to school doing a DIY postbac, should you be concerned about volunteering and other ECs?

Duration:00:09:19

118: Should I Postpone my MCAT Based on Low Practice Exams?

3/21/2018
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Today we have a nontrad student working full-time who hasn't taken the prereqs in over a decade not scoring well on his full-length exams. What should he do?

Duration:00:10:28

117: Does it Matter if I Don't Finish My Second Degree?

3/14/2018
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Our poster today has already completed one degree and is going back for a DIY postbac and is wondering if leaving her second degree early will be a problem.

Duration:00:07:06

116: Can I Take the MCAT and Apply to Med School with Prereqs?

3/7/2018
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Our question today is from a paramedic firefighter who is now interested in going to medical school but doesn't necessarily want to take the prereqs. Can they?

Duration:00:10:09

115: Can I Take Classes at Another School While in a Postbac?

2/28/2018
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Today we have an interesting question from a student who is in a postbac but is looking at taking a class during the summer at another school. Is it possible?

Duration:00:07:37

114: Changing Careers with ADHD, Focusing on GPA and More

2/21/2018
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Our student today is changing careers and has some very specific questions about whether he should put ADHD in his application and what he should focus on.

Duration:00:09:42

113: How Do I Choose a Major as a Nontraditional Premed Student?

2/14/2018
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How should you choose your degree? What if you aren't sure you're 100% committed to becoming a physician? What if you doubt yourself? What should you do?

Duration:00:11:23

112: Can I Get into Med School With a Low GPA?

2/7/2018
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Our poster today is wondering if she can get into medical school after starting her undergrad poorly. What should you do if you have a low science GPA?

Duration:00:09:07

111: Should I Delay My Application Another Year?

1/31/2018
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When you decide to go to med school a little later, you may not have the shadowing and clinical experience you want, should you delay your application?

Duration:00:08:37

110: Should I Get a Second Degree or Just Take More Classes?

1/24/2018
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Our student this week is questioning if she should delay graduation vs studying for another degree. She's trying to raise her GPA to be more competitive.

Duration:00:06:41

109: What Kind of Job Should I Get Before Applying to Med School?

1/17/2018
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With a current full-time job, kids and a roof to put over her family's head, this nontrad premed is wondering what she can do to get more exposure to medicine.

Duration:00:10:41

108: Should I Change My Major to Something More 'Premed'?

1/10/2018
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Today we have a student who is worried that her current major isn't preparing herself for medical school and is wondering if she should change majors.

Duration:00:10:13

107: Should I Apply to Medical School This Year or Wait?

1/3/2018
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Our poster today is trying to figure out what schedule will work best for them. Should they apply this year or next based on the prereqs they have remaining?

Duration:00:08:43

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