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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

106: Should I Take an MCAT Prep Course?

12/27/2017
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The MCAT is one of the biggest beasts on the premed path. Our poster today is questioning if they should take a prep course to help them with their score.

Duration:00:10:50

105: How Much Shadowing Do I Need for Medical School?

12/20/2017
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The shadowing vs clinical experience debate rages on in this post. This nontrad student wants to know how many hours of shadowing she needs for her apps.

Duration:00:08:04

104: Am I Too Old to go to Med School and be a Surgeon?

12/13/2017
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If you're thinking about going to medical school and being a surgeon but worried about how old you are, check out our latest episode!(Hint: Age doesn't matter)

Duration:00:08:40

103: Postbac Interview Questions and Resumes for Med School

12/6/2017
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What types of questions will postbac programs ask during your interview and how should you format your resume? Those are the questions we cover today.

Duration:00:03:59

102: Should I Take Science Prereqs at the Same School?

11/29/2017
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If you've taken some science med school prereqs at one school, how important is it to take the rest at the same school? That is what we're covering this week.

Duration:00:05:57

101: Will Having My Prereqs Done Before Apps Hurt Me?

11/22/2017
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Our poster today is looking at his med school application timeline and wondering if completing his prereqs after he applies will hurt his application.

Duration:00:07:19

100: Should I Leave the Military to Go Back to School Full-time?

11/15/2017
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The military, like any job, can get in the way of you achieving your goal of becoming a physician. Our question today revolves around what to do to make it work.

Duration:00:10:09

99: How Soon Can I Ask for a Letter of Recommendation?

11/8/2017
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If you're like most nontraditional premeds, you probably don't have a lot of time to shadow. If you can't build great relationships for LORs, what do you do?

Duration:00:09:38

98: If I Can't Get a 3.0 GPA, What Should I Do Next?

11/1/2017
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If you needed an extra 4-5 years to get above a 3.0 GPA, what would you do? That's what our nontrad premed student is asking on today's podcast episode.

Duration:00:09:44

97: Should I Quit My Job and Focus 100% on Being Premed?

10/25/2017
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Our poster today is a working professional but wants to now go to medical school. He's caught in the dilemma of continuing to work or quit his job to be premed.

Duration:00:08:01

96: Should I Choose a Postbac Based on a Certificate?

10/18/2017
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Session 96 Some postbac programs market themselves as offering a certificate of completion. Does this certificate mean anything when it comes to med school applications? Which holds more weight, a postbac certificate or a committee letter? We take questions directly from the OldPreMeds.org forums and answer them here on the podcast. OldPreMeds is the short name for the National Society for Nontraditional, Premedical, and Medical Students. [01:10] OldPreMeds Question of the Week: "I...

Duration:00:05:17

95: How Should I Prepare for my Postbac Interview?

10/11/2017
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Session 95 The postbac interview is very similar to the med school interview. They want to know your motivations behind the change. Check out how to prepare for it. Meanwhile, check out all out our other podcasts on MedEd Media Network. [01:20] OldPreMeds Question of the Week: "I'm a nontraditional applicant applying for postbac programs. I was wondering if anybody could share interview questions they received during the postbac interview. Additionally, coming from a different...

Duration:00:05:03

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