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OldPreMeds Podcast | Medical School Headquarters | Premed | MCAT

By Ryan Gray, MD of Meded Media

OldPreMeds.org is the go-to site for nontraditional premed and medical students. Now, the OldPreMeds Podcast will help these students even more as we take questions directly from the forums and answer them on the show. If you have questions, ask them in the forum at OldPreMeds.org.

  1. 1.
    127: Can I Get Into a Good Medical School with my Past Grades?23 May 2018
    8:08
  2. 2.
    126: Should I Retake Core Classes From 10 Years Ago with C's?16 May 2018
    9:24
  3. 3.
    125: Should I Take the C or Withdraw From My Class?9 May 2018
    9:16
  4. 4.
    124: How Can I Study for the MCAT if I have Chronic Pain?2 May 2018
    10:43
  5. 5.
    123: Should I Move States to Improve My Chances?25 April 2018
    9:54
  6. 6.
    122: How Can I Get Shadowing Experience in Canada?18 April 2018
    5:52
  7. 7.
    121: How Much Clinical Experience Do I Need for Med School Apps?11 April 2018
    8:54
  8. 8.
    120: Is There Risk in Applying to New Medical Schools?4 April 2018
    11:58
  1. 9.
    119: How Important is Volunteering as a Nontrad Premed?28 March 2018
    9:19
  2. 10.
    118: Should I Postpone my MCAT Based on Low Practice Exams?21 March 2018
    10:29
  3. 11.
    117: Does it Matter if I Don't Finish My Second Degree?14 March 2018
    7:06
  4. 12.
    116: Can I Take the MCAT and Apply to Med School with Prereqs?7 March 2018
    10:09
  5. 13.
    115: Can I Take Classes at Another School While in a Postbac?28 February 2018
    7:37
  6. 14.
    114: Changing Careers with ADHD, Focusing on GPA and More21 February 2018
    9:42
  7. 15.
    113: How Do I Choose a Major as a Nontraditional Premed Student?14 February 2018
    11:23
  8. 16.
    112: Can I Get into Med School With a Low GPA?7 February 2018
    9:07
  9. 17.
    111: Should I Delay My Application Another Year?31 January 2018
    8:37
  10. 18.
    110: Should I Get a Second Degree or Just Take More Classes?24 January 2018
    6:41
  11. 19.
    109: What Kind of Job Should I Get Before Applying to Med School?17 January 2018
    10:41
  12. 20.
    108: Should I Change My Major to Something More 'Premed'?10 January 2018
    10:13
  13. 21.
    107: Should I Apply to Medical School This Year or Wait?3 January 2018
    8:43
  14. 22.
    106: Should I Take an MCAT Prep Course?27 December 2017
    10:50
  15. 23.
    105: How Much Shadowing Do I Need for Medical School?20 December 2017
    8:05
  16. 24.
    104: Am I Too Old to go to Med School and be a Surgeon?13 December 2017
    8:40
  17. 25.
    103: Postbac Interview Questions and Resumes for Med School6 December 2017
    3:59
  18. 26.
    102: Should I Take Science Prereqs at the Same School?29 November 2017
    5:57
  19. 27.
    101: Will Having My Prereqs Done After Apps Hurt Me?22 November 2017
    7:19
  20. 28.
    100: Should I Leave the Military to Go Back to School Full-time?15 November 2017
    10:10
  21. 29.
    99: How Soon Can I Ask for a Letter of Recommendation?8 November 2017
    9:38
  22. 30.
    98: If I Can't Get a 3.0 GPA, What Should I Do Next?1 November 2017
    9:45
  23. 31.
    97: Should I Quit My Job and Focus 100% on Being Premed?25 October 2017
    8:01
  24. 32.
    96: Should I Choose a Postbac Based on a Certificate?18 October 2017
    5:17
  25. 33.
    95: How Should I Prepare for my Postbac Interview?11 October 2017
    5:03
  26. 34.
    94: Should I Skip the Research and Start a Postbac Now?4 October 2017
    9:18
  27. 35.
    93: Should I Take Med School Prereqs Before Applying for an SMP?27 September 2017
    6:18
  28. 36.
    92: Studying Prereqs in a Postbac And Studying for the MCAT20 September 2017
    6:12
  29. 37.
    91: Don't Keep Your Aspirations of Becoming a Physician a Secret13 September 2017
    6:04
  30. 38.
    90: How Can I Get More Clinical Experience Working Full-time?6 September 2017
    10:19
  31. 39.
    89: Do I Have Enough Time to be a Premed and a Mom?30 August 2017
    11:01
  32. 40.
    88: Do I Really Need to do Research as a Nontrad Premed?23 August 2017
    7:52
  33. 41.
    87: Will Being a Dispatcher Count As Clinical Experience?16 August 2017
    8:06
  34. 42.
    86: Katherine Overcame Her Fears and Is Going for it!9 August 2017
    10:10
  35. 43.
    85: My Initial GPA was a 1.8. Can I Still Get into Med School?2 August 2017
    10:09
  36. 44.
    84: I'm Worried About my GPA & Online Courses, What Can I Do?26 July 2017
    8:40
  37. 45.
    83: Where Can I Find Clinical Research as a Nontrad?19 July 2017
    6:11
  38. 46.
    82: Can't Find Volunteering that Works with Working Full-time!12 July 2017
    11:00
  39. 47.
    81: Will B's in my Orgo and Biochem Classes Hurt My Chances?5 July 2017
    10:40
  40. 48.
    80: Can You Have Kids and Be a Good Medical Student?28 June 2017
    8:42
  41. 49.
    79: MD or DO vs PA? How Should I Decide Which is Best?21 June 2017
    12:04
  42. 50.
    78: What Happens If I'm Worried About Failing?14 June 2017
    10:07
  43. 51.
    77: Should I Do a Postbac for My Postbac? Applying to 1 School!7 June 2017
    14:11
  44. 52.
    76: How Will Being a Nurse Affect My Application to Med School?31 May 2017
    13:06
  45. 53.
    75: Concerns and Questions About Transitioning from PA to MD/DO24 May 2017
    8:43
  46. 54.
    74: Should I Apply to Med School this Cycle With My Grades?17 May 2017
    7:49
  47. 55.
    73: Will My Medical History Affect My Chances at Med School?10 May 2017
    11:42
  48. 56.
    72: Is All Hope Lost for this Discouraged Postbac Student?3 May 2017
    7:29
  49. 57.
    71: Should I Give Up On MD Dream If I Apply Late in the Cycle?26 April 2017
    10:06
  50. 58.
    70: Should You Quit Your job to Study for the MCAT Full-Time?19 April 2017
    9:44
  51. 59.
    69: How Do I Know if Medicine Is Right For Me?12 April 2017
    8:55
  52. 60.
    68: Which Postbac Should I Choose? Does Prestige Matter?5 April 2017
    7:37
  53. 61.
    67: How Should I Prepare For My First Shadowing Experience?29 March 2017
    8:23
  54. 62.
    66: Should I Take Online Courses to Prepare for the MCAT?22 March 2017
    8:57
  55. 63.
    65: Can I See Your Stats to See How Competitive I Am?15 March 2017
    9:54
  56. 64.
    64: Are There Ways to Go to Med School Without Taking the MCAT?8 March 2017
    8:52
  57. 65.
    63: I'm Switching From Optometry, What Do I Do Now?1 March 2017
    9:21
  58. 66.
    62: What Should I Focus on with Old Prereqs and ECs?22 February 2017
    10:47
  59. 67.
    61: How Does it Look to Adcoms as a 50 Year Old Applying?15 February 2017
    9:08
  60. 68.
    60: Deciding if Medicine Is Right For Me at 30 Years Old8 February 2017
    7:45
  61. 69.
    59: Should I Look at Residency Rates When Looking at Schools?1 February 2017
    13:16
  62. 70.
    58: Show I Focus on the MCAT and Ignore Extracurriculars?25 January 2017
    8:57
  63. 71.
    57: Rejected at 32 - What Should I Do Now?18 January 2017
    9:21
  64. 72.
    56: Huge News for Nontrads - No More Grade Replacement11 January 2017
    11:24
  65. 73.
    55: Reapplying to Medical School, Retaking Classes and the MCAT4 January 2017
    12:41
  66. 74.
    54: How Can I Improve My Med School Application?28 December 2016
    10:32
  67. 75.
    53: Can I Use Military Medic Experience in Place of Shadowing?21 December 2016
    7:39
  68. 76.
    52: The Specialty Stories Podcast is Live!14 December 2016
    39:25
  69. 77.
    51: What is the Best Way to Learn MCAT Testing Strategy?7 December 2016
    7:41
  70. 78.
    50: Should I Apply to an Out of State Medical School?30 November 2016
    8:36
  71. 79.
    49 : Do I Need to do a Masters to Get Into a Postbac Program?23 November 2016
    10:31
  72. 80.
    48 : What Are My Chances After Dropping Out at a Caribbean School?16 November 2016
    12:08
  73. 81.
    47: How do MD Schools View Shadowing DOs?9 November 2016
    8:00
  74. 82.
    46: How Should I Evaluate Postbac Programs?2 November 2016
    9:00
  75. 83.
    45: What Can I Do if my GPA is too Low for a Postbac Program?26 October 2016
    8:27
  76. 84.
    44: How to Write About an Extended Gap in My Personal Statement?19 October 2016
    10:03
  77. 85.
    43: Questions for a Student with a Low Undergrad & Postbac GPA12 October 2016
    8:15
  78. 86.
    42: Is Medicine Still an Option for Me at this Point?5 October 2016
    11:39
  79. 87.
    41: Should I Write About Red Flags in My Personal Statement?28 September 2016
    8:56
  80. 88.
    40: Can Being a Single Parent Prevent Me from Becoming a Doctor?21 September 2016
    8:42
  81. 89.
    39: Does Shadowing a Family Member Look Bad?14 September 2016
    8:01
  82. 90.
    38: What Should Nontrads Focus on in Their Personal Statement7 September 2016
    7:32
  83. 91.
    37: Is Research More Important than Clinical Experience?31 August 2016
    9:14
  84. 92.
    36: Can I Get in Enough Shadowing and Clinical Experience?24 August 2016
    11:01
  85. 93.
    35: What Jobs Should I Do During My Gap Year?17 August 2016
    11:23
  86. 94.
    34: Is it Necessary to Shadow if I'm Already in Healthcare?10 August 2016
    7:50
  87. 95.
    33: Introduction to The MCAT Podcast3 August 2016
    21:21
  88. 96.
    32: How do I Prepare for the Medical School Interview?27 July 2016
    9:01
  89. 97.
    31: Committee Feedback on a Bombed Med School Interview20 July 2016
    8:05
  90. 98.
    30: A Statement Made About How Important Interviews Are13 July 2016
    7:06
  91. 99.
    29: A Farewell Letter to Being Premed6 July 2016
    11:45
  92. 100.
    28: Do I need to Rewrite my Extracurriculars as a Reapplicant?29 June 2016
    8:05

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