This podcast is designed for Pre-medical students preparing to take their Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT). The show has a question of the day style, and we will release a new episode every weekday. Throughout this podcast, you will receive tips and strategies so that you can successfully perform on the MCAT and ultimately become the physician you’ve always dreamed of becoming. If you have any questions please send an e-mail to [email protected]. Additionally, you can check out our social media: @mcatflashgo on all major platforms.
#77 Interviewing A Former Medical School Dean of Admissions | Dr. Jennifer Welch x Dr. Adam Nessim
43:30In this video, Dr. Nessim from The Premed Consultants interviews Dr. Jennifer Welch a former Dean of Admissions from a major New York Medical School. They discuss how the medical school admissions process has changed over the years and everything you should do to prepare a strong application. If you want to get ahead on tracking your premed requirements, shadowing/clinical hours, and ensure you are a strong applicant sign up for a free premed tracker account at: https://premedtracker.io/auth/register
#76: When Should You Retake a Class as a Premed Student
4:36Dr. Adam Nessim, the founder of The Premed Consultants, answers a common question that many premed students have: when should you retake a class? While there is no definitive answer, Dr. Nessim shares some best practices for determining when to retake a class. He advises that if you receive a C- or lower, you should retake the class. However, for grades of C or higher, it becomes a bit more complicated. Dr. Nessim discusses the potential benefits of retaking a class versus taking upper-level science courses to demonstrate academic improvement. He also explains how retaking a class impacts your GPA on medical school applications and provides some options for where and when to retake a class. Overall, this video provides valuable insights for premed students who are considering retaking a class. Interested in premed tutoring or coaching? Visit www.thepremedconsultants.com
#74: Should I Do A Postbac or Special Masters Program?
6:25In this podcast, I talk about how you decide between a special Masters's program and a postbac? I will show you how to decide if one of these programs is right for you. This covers who postbaccalaureate programs are best for, which types of premed postbac programs are the best to get into medical school, and whether it is worth it or just study and take classes on your own. Interested in premed tutoring or coaching? Visit www.thepremedconsultants.com
#73: How to Get A Strong Recommendation Letter | PreMed Tips
10:05Dr. Nessim shares the best ways on how to get a strong recommendation letter from doctors or professors. Whether you're a college student, in med school, heading to college, or trying to get a residency. Interested in premed tutoring or coaching? Visit www.thepremedconsultants.com
#72: Submitting To 1 Medical School To Avoid Being A Re-Applicant?
4:15Dr. Nessim discusses the premed strategy of applying to only one medical school if you do not know what your MCAT score is or if you are going to apply this cycle. This strategy makes sense on occasion but is sometimes misunderstood. Interested in premed tutoring or coaching? Visit www.thepremedconsultants.com
#70: Which College Should You Go to For Premed | Premed Tips
5:21Dr. Nessim talks about which college you should go to for premed. Is there a difference between going to a big school or a small school? In-state or out-of-state? What is really the best college for a pre-med student? The answer is... whatever college where you will succeed in most! Interested in premed tutoring or coaching? Visit www.thepremedconsultants.com
#69: Avoid This Mistake: Intro to the Premed Timeline
4:37The premed timeline is more confusing than most students think. I have seen so many students not realize they are going to have to take at least one extra year before starting medical school. In this podcast, I discuss how the timeline works so you can avoid that mistake. Interested in premed tutoring or coaching? Visit www.thepremedconsultants.com