⊕ Mapping your premed years
⊕ Gaining experience post-COVID
⊕ Secret study habits of the 99th percentile
⊕ Standing out as a minority in medicine
⊕ Nontrads: 40+ in medical school
⊕ Building a study plan for the MCAT
⊕ Picking and paying for medical school
⊕ Doubling-down with dual-degrees
⊕ Anatomy of a successful applicant
⊕ Telling your story throughout the process
⊕ Unspooked by CASPer the SJT
⊕ Resuming, recovering, and reapplying
A welcome from Dr Ryan Gray. What can you expect from today? What are you most excited for? What do you hope to learn? Come join us and share your thoughts and questions.
Many of the timelines for premeds assume you’re doing 4 years of college, then going straight to med school. Rachel and the Mappd team are going to flip that on its head and help you count down to med school, regardless of your starting point.
Looking for a fool-proof way to create and study flashcards? Wishing your study time was more efficient? Wondering how to push yourself as hard as you can and still stay sane? Prerak has been there and figured out what works for him, and he’s going to share.
Hear from someone who has helped thousands of students get into med school talk about extracurricular activities — how to find them, what to avoid, what to be sure to do.
People start med school in their 30s, 40s, 50s, and even 60s! The road may not be smooth or short, but the advantage of your age is that you’ve acquired wisdom, maturity, and tenacity. Let’s talk about how to get started, how to find resources, and how to stay motivated.
Those who fail to plan, plan to fail. There are many ways to prep for the MCAT – on your own, with a study group, in a class, online, with a tutor. What successful plans have in common are structure and consistency and self-analysis.
Average MCAT and average GPA is not where it’s at. What are the pitfalls in looking at schools that way? What should you be considering instead?
There’s no getting around how expensive medical school is. Is there a way out of this mountain of debt?
Thinking of a career in academic investigative medicine? Thinking of combining your degree in medicine with a degree in Public Health, Law? Let’s talk.
What do the three centralized application services have in common? What are the key differences? What are the biggest mistakes students make on their applications?
So you like science and want to help people? That is wonderful… but so does every other med school applicant. Who are you? What’s your story? Ryan Gray MD will offer some tips on telling a story that is compelling and authentic.
You’ve heard of CASPer and now we have your answers! What does it entail? Is it required? How can you best prepare for it?
Mappd is building a platform to help navigate the premed journey. Come get a preview of what’s to come and have a chance to shape game-changing resource for future physicians.
As a premed, sometimes you feel doubts. Are my grades good enough? Scores high enough? How can I convince med schools that I am destined to be a doctor? Meet Maral. She’s going to tell her story which proves that getting in is about more than your numbers.
Just a few weeks ago, the AAMC announced a change to the MCAT for tests in 2020 from late May to late September. Are you ready for the 2020 MCAT? Phil Hawkins and Caeley Gullet, Senior MCAT Tutors from Blueprint MCAT, are here to help.
Sometimes you know you’re ready to apply. Sometimes you have to ask yourself, what matters more, applying this year, or getting in whenever I do apply? In this session, student situations will be assessed and we’ll help you decide – are you ready to apply this year?
Hear from 3 medical students and one graduate about the year of medical school they just completed for a first hand, current look at life in medical school.