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The Medical School HQ Podcast is an extension of MedicalSchoolHQ.net. Started by Ryan Gray and his wife Allison, who are both physicians, it is another means of bringing valuable information to pre med students and medical students. Interviews with deans of medical schools, chats with trusted, valuable advisors and up-to-date news, The Medical School HQ Podcast and MedicalSchoolHQ.net are the go-to resources for all things related to the path to medical school. We are here to help you figure out the medical school requirements. We will show you how to answer the hard questions during your medical school interviews. What is a good MCAT Score? What is the best MCAT Prep? What the heck is the AMCAS? What is the best undergraduate program? What is medical school like? What do you do to volunteer and shadow? Get your questions answered here.

The Medical School HQ Podcast is an extension of MedicalSchoolHQ.net. Started by Ryan Gray and his wife Allison, who are both physicians, it is another means of bringing valuable information to pre med students and medical students. Interviews with deans of medical schools, chats with trusted, valuable advisors and up-to-date news, The Medical School HQ Podcast and MedicalSchoolHQ.net are the go-to resources for all things related to the path to medical school. We are here to help you figure out the medical school requirements. We will show you how to answer the hard questions during your medical school interviews. What is a good MCAT Score? What is the best MCAT Prep? What the heck is the AMCAS? What is the best undergraduate program? What is medical school like? What do you do to volunteer and shadow? Get your questions answered here.
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The Medical School HQ Podcast is an extension of MedicalSchoolHQ.net. Started by Ryan Gray and his wife Allison, who are both physicians, it is another means of bringing valuable information to pre med students and medical students. Interviews with deans of medical schools, chats with trusted, valuable advisors and up-to-date news, The Medical School HQ Podcast and MedicalSchoolHQ.net are the go-to resources for all things related to the path to medical school. We are here to help you figure out the medical school requirements. We will show you how to answer the hard questions during your medical school interviews. What is a good MCAT Score? What is the best MCAT Prep? What the heck is the AMCAS? What is the best undergraduate program? What is medical school like? What do you do to volunteer and shadow? Get your questions answered here.

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Episodes

316: Premed Q&A: Pregnancy, Canadian Students, and Much More

12/12/2018
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I reached out to our amazing premed community in the Premed Hangout Facebook group and got on the phone with several of them to answer their questions!

Duration:00:32:58

315: When Should I Give Up On My Medical School Application?

12/5/2018
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Session 315 The medical school application is a long and grueling process. If you’ve been rejected, haven’t heard anything, or are confused, listen to this podcast episode! Check out all our other podcasts on the MedEd Media Network include The MCAT Podcast, the OldPreMeds Podcast, the MCAT CARS Podcast, and soon - the Board Rounds Podcast. Board Rounds is what's next for premed students. Once you get into medical school, you'll have the Board Rounds waiting for you. It's a podcast I'll...

Duration:00:27:31

314: Jackie Shares Her Path from Community College to Med School

11/28/2018
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Session 314 Jackie is @jackieplans on Instagram. She has a following watching her journey through medical school as she creates beautiful notes that you can buy. So we actually did an Instagram Live but I decided to put this here on the podcast. We talked about everything from her journey to premed, her struggles, financial concerns, doing the FAP and getting it when she doesn't have a relationship with her parents. For some reason, even if you're already 40 years old or married and have...

Duration:00:58:28

313: Army Vet, Mom of 3, Wanted to Quit During Her MD/PHD Journey

11/21/2018
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Session 313 Adrienne is in her 3rd year of her MD/PhD program and things are getting easier. She's the mom of 3, an Army Vet, and an amazing example of striving for your dreams. She has done the first two years of med school and now she's in the first year of her PhD portion of the grad school. She shares her story, struggles, and successes along her journey. Find Adrienne on Instagram @ssg.to.mdphd. If you haven’t yet, check out the newest addition to MedEd Media Network - The MCAT CARS...

Duration:00:46:44

312: He Got Into Medical School and Didn't Have to take the MCAT!

11/14/2018
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Session 312 Examkrackers’ Janis Stott joins me to talk about the common misconceptions she sees from students about the MCAT. We also talk about EKs new MCAT Hotline. Janis has been in the MCAT game for a decade now. And she's bringing her experience talking to premed students everyday about the MCAT and their struggles. As well, we're going to talk about the misconceptions students have with the MCAT and MCAT prep, including a new service they're offering. This is a very great service...

Duration:00:32:19

311: Common Misconceptions about the MCAT and a New Tool from EK

11/7/2018
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Session 311 Examkrackers’ Janis Stott joins me to talk about the common misconceptions she sees from students about the MCAT. We also talk about EKs new MCAT Hotline. Janis has been in the MCAT game for a decade now. And she's bringing her experience talking to premed students everyday about the MCAT and their struggles. As well, we're going to talk about the misconceptions students have with the MCAT and MCAT prep, including a new service they're offering. This is a very great service...

Duration:00:49:11

Election Day!

11/5/2018
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Election Day!

Duration:00:01:37

310: Improve Your CARS Score with the MCAT CARS Podcast!

10/31/2018
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Session 310 Jack Westin was featured in Session 259 almost one year ago. Now we've launched the MCAT CARS Podcast and it's going to change the way you prep for the MCAT. Link to the full article: http://time.com/5405778/walking-after-eating-good-for-you Text pulled from the article to read for the podcast: Jack Westin was featured in Session 259 almost one year ago. Now we've launched the MCAT CARS Podcast and it's going to change the way you prep for the MCAT. Expect to get a new...

Duration:00:35:12

309: 5 Medical School Interview Questions Premeds Struggle With

10/24/2018
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Session 309 The medical school interview can make or break your chance at an acceptance. Don't walk in unprepared. Check out these questions that students struggle with. If you haven't yet, check out my books The Premed Playbook: Guide to the Medical School Interview, The Premed Playbook: Guide to the Personal Statement, and The Premed Playbook: Guide to the MCAT. Meanwhile, listen to our other podcasts on the MedEd Media Network so you can hopefully get all the resources you need to...

Duration:00:30:41

308: The One Thing You Need to do to Stand Out as a Premed!

10/17/2018
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Listen up premeds! I talk about this a lot, but I need to have a dedicated show on this. You have to be yourself in your med school applications and interviews.

Duration:00:21:21

307: Moving Forward with Student Doctor Network and It's Founder

10/10/2018
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Session 307 Dr. Lee Burnett founded Student Doctor Network or SDN to connect students. Little did he know how big it would get, and how negative the internet would turn. He's hoping to change that. I've been doing this podcast for six years now. I actually started this podcast back in 2012 after I realized that there wasn't good enough positive information out there. Particularly, SDN had a ton of negative information. And I talked a lot about that site. In fact, I have actively...

Duration:01:00:56

306: Introduction to Premed Diaries: Helping Premeds with Burnout

10/3/2018
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Session 306 The is the very first episode of Premed Diaries, a podcast dedicated to you. With Dr. Allison Gray as the host, you are the featured guest by calling 1-833-MY-DIARY. This is actually part of the series of podcast, called MedDiaries. The podcast played here today, is Episode 1 of the Premed Diaries. MedDiaries will have four new podcasts including the Premed Diaries, Med Student Diaries, Resident Diaries, and Physician Diaries. Call 1-833-MY-DIARY, leave your voicemail, and...

Duration:00:21:54

305: Instagram Q&A: Deferring, Nursing Majors, LORs and More!

9/26/2018
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Session 305 I had so much fun the last time we did an Instagram Q&A, that I decided to bring it back! We had a ton of great questions, and hopefully some good answers! And if you’re looking for more resources to help you on your medical school journey, check out MedEd Media Network to listen to all our other episodes. Ask Dr. Gray: Premed Q&A follows a question and answer format taken from Facebook Live and I'm trying to figure out where I can use these IG Q&As and integrate those into...

Duration:00:16:26

304: How to Choose a Medical School & Put Together a School List

9/19/2018
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Session 304 This will hopefully be the most in-depth look at what medical schools you should apply to. Putting together your school list is an important part of your app. So how do you create your medical school list? Meanwhile, be sure to check out all our other podcasts on MedEd Media Network to help you along your medical school application journey! [03:00] The Don'ts When Choosing Medical Schools Don't look at your GPA and MCAT scores. Sure you need to understand to understand the...

Duration:00:53:25

303: How Can I Prepare for the CASPer, What is CASPer and More

9/12/2018
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Session 303 Today, Dr. Kelly Dore, who is one of the brilliant minds who developed and researched CASPer, will talk about what it is, how it's scored, and hopefully, listening to this will help relieve some of your anxiety and fear over this test. Over 30 schools now in the U.S. as well as in Canada are using CASPer in place of or in addition to the secondary essays. CASPer stands for Computer-Based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics. Check out all our other podcasts on MedEd...

Duration:00:48:56

302: Instagram Q&A: HPSP, Picking Med Schools, SMPs and Postbacs

9/5/2018
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Session 302 I asked on Instagram (@medicalschoolhq - follow me!) for questions for this episode. You did not disappoint! Here are some questions our students asked and I’m tackling them one by one. Oh, and if you haven’t yet, please check out MedEd Media! We have a new podcast, the TMDSAS Podcast. The TMDSAS stands for Texas Medical and Dental School Application Service, which is the application system for the public Texas medical schools. And while you’re at it, be sure to listen to all...

Duration:00:26:12

301: Near-death Experience Led This Physician to Help People Die

8/29/2018
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Session 301 BJ Miller is a hospice and palliative care specialist at UCSF. A near-death experience as a teenager left him with a unique perspective on disability and death. BJ Miller is a hospice and palliative care specialist at UCSF. A near-death experience as a teenager left him with a unique perspective on disability and death. Back in 1990, he became a triple amputee after he got into an accident when he was in college. He was climbing aboard a train in the hourly hours and getting...

Duration:00:51:44

300: Burnout in Medicine and Our Newest Project to Help With It!

8/22/2018
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Session 300 This week, we're joined by Allison who has previously shared her story of burnout. We discuss burnout as well as the birth of MedDiaries - our newest project to help with this prevalent issue.. We're celebrating our 300th episode and it's been our tradition to state the Hippocratic Oath every 50 episodes. "I swear to fulfill, to the best of my ability and judgment, this covenant: I will respect the hard-won scientific gains of those physicians in whose steps I walk, and...

Duration:00:19:58

299: High School Dropout to Highest Ranking Physician in the US

8/15/2018
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Session 299 This is a beautiful story of triumph, dedication, determination, hard work, and grit. Today’s episode is packed with amazing stories along with great insights and immense wisdom from someone who has gone through it all. If you’re on this medical school journey and probably thinking you can’t do it, then take some time to listen to this and be inspired! Dr. Richard Carmona served as the 17th Surgeon General of the US. After being homeless at one point, a high school dropout,...

Duration:00:52:22

298: Professor to Premed, How Indentifing as LGBT Affected Apps

8/8/2018
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Session 298 Sarah is starting med school this fall and is excited to begin. Listen to her story and how identifying as LGBT affected her med school applications. I helped Sarah with her applications. She took a nontraditional journey to get to medicine. As a college premed, she found another passion and then came back to premed. Ultimately, she's now starting medical school. If you need any help in your medical school application, maybe we can help. Find out all the services we offer and...

Duration:00:41:01