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The MCAT Knowledge Bomb You Never Even Knew You Needed

Friendly advice to ensure you have a successful MCAT prep period but ultimately achieving your targeted MCAT score. For starters you have to know what

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Free 5-Day MCAT Mastery Course

Free 5-day MCAT Mastery course giving you all the skills and strategies to boost your MCAT score immediately.

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Welcome to Premed Grand Rounds

Premed Grand Rounds is your FREE newsletter giving you the clearest, faster and most straight forward tips for getting into medical school.

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High Yield Study Habits So You Can Get Into Medical School

How you can gain high yield study habits so you have a higher grade point average (GPA) and can get into medical school.

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How to Improve Your Premed GPA and Become Competitive for Medical School

Is your premed GPA not where it needs to be? Discover how you can improve your grades and become competitive for getting into medical school.

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How To Write a Medical School Personal Statement That Leads to an Interview

Not sure how to get started with your medical school personal statement? Here's exactly what to include and what to avoid in your medical school essay.

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The Reason You Have Low MCAT Scores and What You Can Do About It

Going through your MCAT prep and realizing you have low MCAT scores? Let me show you how to skyrocket your MCAT performance today.

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Tom Brady and Super Bowl 5 - But The Greatest Doctor Of All Time is Carson

Have to switch it up this week and be motivational instead of MCAT now that Super Bowl happened and this Student Doctor loves the game of 🏈! Listen up

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Your Ultimate MCAT Test Preparation Plan of Action

Here's how you make the most of your MCAT test preparation. Know when to study, what to study and how to earn a top MCAT score.

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All of the 2017 MCAT Exam Dates and Score Release Details

Taking the MCAT? Here's all of the 2017 MCAT exam dates along with MCAT score release dates too. Get your calendar ready!

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High Yield Study Skills Survey

High Yield Study Skills Survey to help you improve your grades, gpa and academics so you can become the best doctor possible.

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The Lawyer's MCAT CARS Strategy that Works for Verbal Reasoning

Struggling on the MCAT CARS? Discover a new strategy from a lawyer that's going to improve your verbal reasoning score immediately.

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6 Medical School Interview Tips Leading to Acceptance

Discover 6 medical school interview tips to help you ace your interviews and get past the final hurdle of getting into medical school.

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Checkout the MCAT Score You Need for Admission

Need to know the MCAT score you need for admission? It's here along with a score conversion chart for the old MCAT. Everything you need for MCAT scores all in one place.

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Praise for DoctorPremed

Here's what others are saying about me. Now's your chance to see just how I can help you and how past students have been helped.

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Reasons to Work With Me

Work with me to ensure getting into medical school happens for you. Expert coaching on helping you become a doctor

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Osteopathic Medical Schools- Discover Where to Earn Your DO Degree

Osteopathic medical schools. Find out all about each DO medical school, where they're located: names, states, official names of the medical school.

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Cardiologist Shares Lessons on Medicine and Life

Had my last day in the cardiac cath lab today. The place patients go when they're having heart attacks and need their coronary arteries opened up. But

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Failing Biochemistry But Now Ahead in the Class

What would you do if you’ve failed 3 of 6 exams in your biochemistry class and you couldn’t drop it because you’re a senior who needs to graduate? I got

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Low GPA Discover How Postbac Programs Can Get You Into Med School

Want to get into medical school but your undergrad GPA is low. Discover how a postbac can get you in the door.

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Veterans And Presidential Candidates Who Are Surgeons

Today is Veteran's Day so go out and do something special for someone who was willing to give the ultimate price to protect and defend these United States

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Fueling Patriots Football and Premed Fires

It's Sunday morning, I'm on my vacation month from clinical duties and currently visiting my hometown. If you haven't picked up by now I'm a sports fan

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Harnessing Psychology to Ace Medical School Interviews Part II

Part I Interview Day Coaching med school applicants to crush interview day is one of my favorite parts of working as an academic consultant because you

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Harnessing Psychology to Ace Medical School Interviews

Receiving medical school interview offers simultaneously provides relief, justifies the incredibly hard work you’ve put into your primary and secondary

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CUNY Opening Medical School in Harlem in 2016

If you're premed and thinking about medical school you have a new option now that the CUNY is opening a new medical school in 2016 in Harlem, NY.

What's great is the school will also be working to provide all incoming students with scholarsips to cover their first year of medical school. That's a huge savings right there.

Plus, you do realize the easiest medical schools to get into are the ones that just opened up so this is a great opportunity for sure.

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Dr. Andrea Merrill Shares The Ins and Outs of General Surgery

Dr. Andrea Merrill is a General Surgery Resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She has completed 3 years of residency, 1 year of breast cancer

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Freaking Out About Starting My Hospital Rotations

I'm actually very nervous about beginning my hospital rotation. The past two years have been purely in the classroom with standardized patients for history

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How to Get Your Kid Into Med School as an Asian (or any) Parent

What's the goal of any parent? To want the best for their kids and to give them more opportunities than they had. The measure of a better life for children

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Everyone Has Great Scores So How Do You Standout

I don't have to tell you how competitive it is in medicine. Don't think that you'll begin to coast once you get into medical school because it never ends.

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Medical School Admissions Consulting | Helping You Get Admitted

Use medical school admissions consulting to get a leg up on the competition and boost your chances of getting into medical school.

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How I Would Study for USMLE Step 1 - Advice From a Rising 3rd Year Medical Student

The USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX 1 for those in D.O. medical schools is the make or break exam for the rest of your career. I know in the past you heard everything

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How to Write Your Perfect Medical School Personal Statement

Here's how you write your medical school personal statement. Step-by-step guidenance from start to finish to craft the best medical school essay.

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Sucker Punched and Head Laceration Who Can Help

I just stepped out of the administrative building at school and hear a big commotion. Look over and see an elderly male on the ground bleeding profusely

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Rejected From Medical School - Walking Away From the Dream

Being rejected from medical school is not some badge of honor to be displayed proudly. Instead, when you find out your lifelong goal has been derailed

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Duke Offering New Masters Biomedical Science Program

Looking for post bac opportunities after graduation this year?

Duke University which has one of the best medical schools in the world is now offering a special masters program for premeds who aren't ready to go directly to medical school.

You'll have anatomy, lab, get a glimpse into medical school life and also become certified as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

Don't wait, get your application to Duke right away.

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MCAT Cost - How Much You'll Spend to Take the MCAT

All of the MCAT cost in one place. Find out registration fees, late fees, change of test date/location. Get your questions answered here.

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MCAT Scoring - All the Numbers That Matter to You and Medical Schools

MCAT scoring has been updated. Take a look at the new MCAT scoring system and learn what the average MCAT score becomes. Checkout the numbers that matter to medical schools.

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Cervical Spinal Surgery Saves Grandpa

Cervical spinal surgery saves my Grandpa's life. If you saw my previous post you know my Grandpa suffered a fall at the nursing home and was transported

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Neurosurgeon Needed Grandpa Broke His Neck

It was the call you don't want to receive. My mom was calling to let me know that Grandpa was in the hospital and he had broken his neck again. To put

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Medical School Tips and How to Do Great as a Medical Student

Great you've made it into medical school but now what? Just because you're in medical school doesn't mean there will be smooth sailing ahead. Personally,

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3rd Year Medical Student On Surgery Rotation

Just ran into my friends who is a 3rd year medical student. She just completed her surgery rotation and had a lot to say about this specialty and what

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Failed USMLE Step I - How to Right a Sunken Ship

If you didn't pass your USMLE Step 1 and now can't complete your clinical rotations until you do so or will be kicked out of medical school. It certainly

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The Fire Hose is Real - How to Survive Your First Year of Medical School

Let me begin with by extending a hearty congratulation on matriculating to medical school. The premed years were tough with organic chemistry, staying

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USMLE Score Means I Can Go Into Any Specialty Here's Practical Advice

As a premed student all your thoughts and energies are pointed towards the MCAT! Guess, what this is just the beginning of a long line of standardized

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Baylor College of Medicine on Probation

It looks like Baylor College of Medicine just got dinged in the worst way by the Liasion Committee on Medical Education (LCME). This is the group that oversees all accredited medical schools and does the periodic site reviews/visits.

Apparently, Baylor has had issues in the administrative department. They were cited for 14 areas of concern, which the institution noted did not involve academic instruction of students.

Still, would you attend a medical school that will be on probation for 2 years, February 2016?

Medical school admissions just got interesting if you're considering Baylor College of Medicine.

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Top Combined Undergraduate Medical School Programs for High School Students

Combined undergraduate medical school programs are the perfection option for high school students wanting to streamline the path to medical school. Checkout these amazing programs.

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Dr Oz Destroying Medicine For Everyone Especially Doctors

Dr Oz, you know the famous heart surgeon on TV during the afternoons who spouts the latest miracles in medicine for the general public. If you're in medicine

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Medical Emergency in Church Where Is A Doctor?

It was Father's Day and I had just completed my first year of medical school and had gone home to visit my parents for the weekend. In my household going

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