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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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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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Premeds, Forget FOMO! Let's Talk About JOCO Instead

premed Feb 16, 2020

If you’re a premed, you probably feel like you’re missing out on a lot. You feel like you should be doing EVERYTHING because you can’t afford to let anything go.

Watch this video to discover how to forget about FOMO and embrace JOCO instead.

  • “Forget about FOMO and adopt what I call JOCO.”
  • FOMO, the Fear Of Missing Out, hinders so many premed students because they think they can’t miss out on anything. They have to try everything and never master just one...
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Premeds, Don't Give Up on Your Med School Dream!

premed Feb 16, 2020

If you’re thinking about giving up on getting into med school, you’re probably discouraged and disheartened.

Watch this video to start seeing the light at the end of the tunnel and discover why you shouldn’t give up on your dreams.

  • “Don’t quit five minutes before your miracle happens.”
  • It happens so often that students feel pulled down by others. Those close to you don’t want to let you reach the greatness that you’re destined for!
  • Applying...
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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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