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Dominate Premed Show: How to Get Into Med School

premed Feb 16, 2020

If you’re getting ready to apply to medical school, you might be worried that you’re not prepared or don’t have everything you need to get in.

Watch this video now to discover everything you’ll need to ace your med school application.

 
  • “If you’re just going to be a box-checker, you’re not going to be as exceptional as medical schools need to let you in.”
  • It is getting more competitive to get into med school each and every year. BUT,...
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Dominate Premed Show: HBCUs and Historically Black Med Schools

premed Feb 16, 2020

If you’re a Black student, you’re probably wondering whether it’s worth it to attend an HBCU or historically Black medical school.

Watch my video now to find out my opinion and discover if attending an HBCU will really impact your future medical career.

 
  • “Both sides of the HCBU debate have merit.”
  • There are tons of opinions on historically black colleges and universities, also called HBCUs. Does It really impact your medical career if you do or...
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Dominate Premed Show: Advice When You're Changing to Premed Late

premed Feb 16, 2020

If you’re thinking about switching to premed late in the game, such as changing to premed junior or senior year, you might think you’re way behind with no chance of catching up.

Check out this video to find out how you can use your experiences to your advantage and get into medical school from right where you are.

 
  •  “For those of you guys who are switching into premed late, it doesn’t mean that you can’t overcome that disadvantage, because there...
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Dominate Premed Show: Read This Book Before Med School

premed Feb 16, 2020

If you’re a premed, you’ve got lots of reading to do. But there’s one book that you just cannot miss out on.

Check out today’s Dominate Premed Show to discover the book you have to pick up before med school.

 

  • “You should focus on yourself and improving yourself through your reading.”
  • In your premed career, you have to read Physiology by Linda S. Costanzo.
  • This is the #1 thing you need to learn during premed to set you up for success in med...
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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome and Achieving Success in College

student success Feb 16, 2020

If you suffer from Imposter Syndrome, you’re probably worried that you’re not enough and you don’t have what it takes to achieve your dreams.

Watch today’s video to learn how to get past Imposter Syndrome to achieve success in college and success in life.

  • Imposter Syndrome can hit us all. But you’ve got to move past it if you want to achieve your dreams.
  • First, remember that it is YOUR DREAM! YOU are going to care more than anyone else about whether you...
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Learn How Your Professors are Sabotaging You Out of Success

student success Feb 16, 2020

If you’re trying to improve your GPA or get into medical school, you want to make sure you’re not being sabotaged by your professors.

Watch today’s video to see if you’re being sabotaged and what you can do about it.

  • Sometimes, professors will tell you not to do any outside preparation or not to do other things that you think would benefit you.
  • Don’t ignore everything your professor is saying, but instead be critical of what they’re saying if it’s...
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Premed with Low GPA? Learn How to Turn It Around

premed Feb 16, 2020

If you’re a premed with a low GPA, you’re probably wondering what to do next so you can still get into medical school.

Check out today’s video to see how to get the job done.

  • “No matter where you are as a premed student, you can get into medical school. But you have to make up your mind that you’re going to do what it takes to get there.”
  • Particularly if you’re later in the game, like a 4th-year premed, you’re probably stressing if you have a...
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3 Steps for Choosing the Right Premed Major to Get to Med School

premed Feb 16, 2020

If you hope to get into medical school one day, you first have to pick a helpful premed major.

Today’s video gives three easy steps that will help you pick your major and help you get into med school.

 

  • When you’re considering a premed major, take these three things into consideration in order.
  • First, choose something that will allow you to excel both in the classroom and as a premed. Find something you’re exceptional in that will allow you to improve your GPA...
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Are You the Lizzo of Premed? Lizzo vs. Jillian Michaels

premed Feb 16, 2020

If you’ve been on the internet recently, you probably know about the dispute between singer Lizzo and fitness instructor Jillian Michaels. Surprisingly, we can learn a huge lesson here that’s impacting so many people trying to get into medical school.

Watch today’s video to learn more.

  • Lizzo is known for being incredibly body-positive despite her size, but recently, Jillian Michaels expressed a different opinion on the issue. She essentially said we shouldn’t be...
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Improve Your Study Energy and Focus to Get the Grades You Need!

student success Feb 16, 2020

If you find that you can’t focus on your studies for long, you’re probably seeing the consequences in your grades.

Check out today’s video to learn how to improve concentration and study more efficiently to boost your GPA.

  • “Your time is the most valuable thing because it is limited.”
  • Too many students waste hours and hours on things that don’t really matter, like social media. You cannot get that time back!
  • Be conscious about where your time is...
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