Dr. Pinesett’s Blog

Take Yourself from an Average Student to a Great Student

student success Feb 16, 2020

If you feel like you’re just average in school, you’re probably looking for ways to step up your game.

Today’s video uses lessons from NFL star Deshaun Watson to help you achieve success.

  • “Somebody had to be great. Why not me?”
  • The first step in getting to greatness is to STOP blocking yourself from it! Don’t stand in your own way. Everyone has seemingly insurmountable circumstances, but only those who are willing to WORK and move past those obstacles...
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How Withdrawing from Classes Impacts Your Med School Application

premed Feb 16, 2020

If you’ve withdrawn from premed classes, you’re probably wondering how a future med school would look at it.

Check out today’s video to discover how it will impact you and what you can do about it.

  • “Whatever shortcomings you have in the past, you have the ability and the responsibility…you must step up to it and have the ability to overcome.”
  • If you’ve had a lot of Ws in your coursework or a low GPA, you’ve got to be honest with yourself...
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The 3 Things Holding You Back from a 520 MCAT Score

premed Feb 16, 2020

If you’re preparing for the MCAT, you obviously want the highest score you can get.

Watch today’s video to discover your three biggest obstacles and how to overcome them.

  • When it comes to the MCAT, your three main obstacles are time, stamina, and anxiety.
  • We can remove the anxiety by preparing to the fullest extent. This is why we take MCAT prep courses and full-length practice tests galore.
  • For stamina, you should be taking several full-length tests to help you get used...
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Using Your Disadvantages to Create Golden Opportunities

student success Feb 16, 2020

Are you feeling like you’re always behind because you have had some disadvantages in your life? Then this video is just for you.

You can compete with the best of them even if you’re a disadvantaged college student. You can achieve greatness but it starts with applying yourself. This video will show you the way and motivate you.

Quick Summary:

  • “It’s not what you start. It’s not what you have. It’s what you take possession of and what you create.”
  • We...
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How to Create Your Own College Opportunities to Achieve Success

student success Feb 16, 2020

If you’ve found that you struggle to find opportunities as a student, this video is for you. A mindset shift may be all you need to start to discover the opportunities that may be right in front of you! Watch the video to learn how to apply yourself and change your mindset to find new opportunities anywhere and anytime.

Quick Summary:

  • “While you’re sitting there talking about what you don’t have….there are people out there who are hungry for that...
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How Important Is Research Experience When Applying to Med School?

premed Feb 16, 2020

Is research an absolute requirement to get into med school? Will it make or break your application? There are plenty of misconceptions around research and its importance for med school admissions. If you aren’t sure how much research you should be doing before you apply or if you have any other questions about it, watch this video now.

Quick Summary:

  • “Does where you do your research matter?”
  • First, research is absolutely not mandatory as a medical school admission...
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Dominate Premed Show: No Excuses, Just Dominate

premed Feb 16, 2020

If you’re looking to ace med school admissions and start off on your dream career in the medical field, then you need the best advice out there from a professional who’s been where you are.

You simply can’t miss my Dominate Premed Show. Check out this video to discover my story and my mantra. 

 
  • “This show is all about getting you into medical school.”
  • The Dominate Premed show is designed to give you a constant place for advice and tips to show you...
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What I Learned When I Met Kobe Bryant And Applying it to Premed

student success Feb 05, 2020

Kobe Bryant’s untimely death was tragic and an immense loss for the world. Although I didn’t know him well personally, I saw him plenty of times at UC Irvine’s Anteater Recreation Center (where I went to undergrad) and even met him once.

To truly understand him and his unbelievable work ethic is something that everyone should take a moment to do, especially those of you who are trying to learn how to get into medical school.

 

If you have been struggling in premed...

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How to Start Your Day Off Right By Avoiding This Common Mistake

If you want to know how to start your day off right, if you have been falling behind on your responsibilities or noticed that you aren’t as productive as you could be, it could be due to this one common mistake. You can really fall behind on everything when you start your day with distractions and can end up in a “vortex” or a vicious cycle of distraction that can be absolutely killing your weekly productivity. If you suffer from phone distractions like millions of others,...

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How to Make the Most of Prehealth/Premed Conferences

Uncategorized Aug 09, 2019
 
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