Author Archives: Thomas Fricilone

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April 10, 2014

Meet Our Guests for Kaplan’s The Pulse This Monday

So you chose a few medical schools, and you have your top choice. But how do you make sure that you’re accepted into the school of your choice? Well, it’ not easy. That’s why Kaplan has announced our two hour special programing of The Pulse that will feature a panel discussion and answers from questions that come directly from you. These two hours can help you learn exactly what you need to make it into the medical school of your dreams. But don’t trust us, take a look at the great list of guests that will be featured:…

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April 9, 2014

Get In To Your Top Choice Medical School: The Pulse Medical School Insider is This Monday

What does it take to get in to your top choice Medical School?  We’ll explore that and more in an extended live online episode of The Pulse. Join us for 1:1 interviews with notables including Paul T. White, Assistant Dean of Admissions at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and Dr. Nida Degesys, previous AMSA National President.  At our in-depth panel session we’ll take your questions and answer them live on air!

Register to watch today!

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December 24, 2013

With 1/8th of a Medical Degree Finished, My Favorite Things about Medical School

Hello my holiday readers! I just finished up my first semester of medical school and am officially 1/8 of the way to being a doctor. Since starting school in August, I’ve learned a lot, and most importantly I’ve gotten into my medical school groove. Classes aside, I’ve had some time outside class to explore the new city where I live, make some new friends and most importantly, get involved.

I’ve mentioned in previous blog posts that one of my favorite things about medical school is that people don’t join activities just for the sake of joining them. At this point

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Tests & Scores
August 27, 2013

Kaplan MCAT Fast Facts 7: Argumentation

In today’s Kaplan MCAT Fast Facts video from the Kaplan MCAT course, Dr. Jeff Koetje discusses argumentation from Verbal Reasoning as tested on the MCAT. Note that the MCAT tests critical thinking, not just science recall, mastery of certain science concepts is a prerequisite for the test.

For more great videos concerning Fast Facts, Current Events, and more, head over to our MCAT YouTube Channel.

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Your Future
July 11, 2013

Choosing The Right Medical Career In Light of Obamacare

 

Last month’s edition of Kaplan’s The Pulse, experts joined to discuss what you need to know about how Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect future doctors and medical professionals. This is a massive change every student preparing for the medical field needs to know about.

What should you not say in your pharmacy school interview? In this video, Jennifer Athay-Adams, Pharm D, answers that question and describes how Obamacare focuses on finding the right health career for every student…

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Applying to Med School
July 9, 2013

What Is An Inter-professional Medical Program

 

Part of last mont’s edition of Kaplan’s The Pulse, experts joined us to discuss what you need to know about how Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act will affect future doctors and medical professionals. This is a massive change you need to know about.

What is the difference between an inter-professional and interdisciplinary medical program? In this video, experts explain the differences and the benefits of inter-professional medical education.

For more great videos concerning Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act, MCAT, and more, head over to our MCAT YouTube Channel.…

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Tests & Scores
July 8, 2013

Thinking About MCAT Science With Adam: E03 Biological Molecules

This episode takes us to the dinner table, where there’s a lot more MCAT science than it first may seem.  Full disclosure: this one was hard to shoot, because I was pretty hungry!

For more great lessons from Adam, and a whole lot more, jump over to our MCAT YouTube Channel. There’s hours of footage from events, lessons, and more that can help you prepare for the MCAT and medical school. Enjoy!…

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Your Future
July 2, 2013

What Pre-Med Students Must Know About Changing Careers In Medicine

For today’s post we feature a discussion from last month’s Kaplan’s The Pulse, where experts join in the discuss of what you need to know about  Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect future doctors and medical professionals. This is a video not to miss.

Most importantly, we’ll cover exactly what classes experts suggest you take to be successful in the medical field. As well, learn which college classes will give you the edge when managing patients..

Find Out More Insider News On The Future Of Medicine, Getting Into Medical School and the MCAT.…

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Tests & Scores
July 1, 2013

Thinking About MCAT Science with Adam: E02 Combustion

Here’s Episode 2 of the “Thinking About the MCAT” series!  We’re going to take a trip to some General Chemistry this time, because I’m always thinking about it this time of year.  And based on the all these fireworks shows going on, I’m not the only one…

For more information about the MCAT and how to prepare, visit Kaplan’s MCAT Homepage.

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Applying to Med School
June 27, 2013

Meet An Advantage Plus Mentor: Tyler Fraser of University of Tennessee

Last week we shared with you information about Kaplan’s new Advantage Plus course which featured words of advice from several of our mentors. This week say hello to Tyler Fraser of University of Tennessee, one of our many dedicated Advantage Plus Mentors.

Feel like you need just an extra push to help you prepare for the MCAT? Is a long, boring textbook not doing it for you? Big surprise, right? That’s why Kaplan created our Advantage Plus courses.

With special help from mentors just like Tyler, study group meetings and one-on-one discussions put you on a path to a successful …

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