Tag Archives: pre-Med

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:

Nida Degesys Dr. Nida …

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Performing My First Physical Exam

EMILY HAUSE - Physical Exam - KaplanHello my excited readers! I did something fun and new today that I want to share with you. Today, I performed my first physical exam on a patient. To be fair, the exam was performed in a testing scenario, so my patient was healthy, grading me, and the exam had to be performed in fifteen minutes or less. Regardless, after nine weeks of memorizing the minutiae of the human body, it was nice to feel like I was doing something that resembled my conception of what the daily life of a physician involves.

The way it’s set up at my …

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11th Annual UC Davis Pre-Health & Pre-Medical National Conference October 12 – 13

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Kaplan is the exclusive test prep partner of the UC Davis Pre-Health and Pre-Medical Professions Conference!

Want to get an inside look at what happens over the most in depth pre-health weekend around? Check out their youtube channel! Don’t forget their twitter feed as well!

Lets take a closer look!

 

 

There is still time to register! Don’t delay!

Is you are unable to attend the AAMC will be running some live workshops to stream. Don’t miss it!…

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11th Annual UC Davis Pre-Health & Pre-Medical National Conference

Register TodayKaplan is proud to be the exclusive test prep partner of the UC Davis Pre-Health and Pre-Medical Professions Conference!

Attend the 11th Annual Pre-Health and Pre-Medical Professions Conference October 12th and 13th! With over 1100 speakers, 110 Medical Schools, 200 workshops and experts from all aspects of the application and test prep process, this is an event you can’t afford to miss it!

Kaplan, the exclusive Test Prep sponsor of the UC Davis Pre-Health and Pre-Medical Professions Conference, is giving away books, expert advice and test taking tips. Register to attend the conference today!…

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Tightrope Time Part 2: Balancing Life in Medical School

Tightrope_(5893328472)Hello my crazy-busy pre-med readers! Last week I listed out the different categories that I use to prioritize my different activities and I promised that this week I would lay out exactly how succeed at balancing life in medical school. Here’s a step-by-step guide to how to wedge all of your important activities into your busy schedule and find balance as a pre-med or medical student.

1. Lay out your musts. That means you need to start your schedule by laying out priorities. That means including things like class-time, volunteer commitments, important family or friend events (i.e. weddings. So many

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What Are The Different Types of Medical School Interviews?

A review of Kaplan’s The Pulse, experts join us as they discuss what you need to know about the Medical School Interview and what things you can do to be prepared!

In this video, Alicia Carlson-Bryant, explains what the different styles of Medical School Interviews are and how to be prepared! For more great videos, check Kaplan’s MCAT YouTube Channel!…

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Pre-med vs. Med School- What’s the difference?

Blood_test_ITESMHello my eager med school applicants! I hope you rocked a great long Labor Day weekend and are happily back in the swing of classes. I know that you’re all busy with studying, volunteering, and preparing for the MCAT. Or maybe you are filling out secondary applications and getting ready for interviews. As you are running around like crazy people, you may stop to daydream how being a medical school student is different than being a pre-med student. Fortunately for you, I have been pondering the same thing and I have some good news for you.

1. No grades =

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Rethinking a career as a physician? You’re not alone

During your freshman year of college orientation, everyone wanted to know what your major was and most likely you responded confidently, “Pre-med.” Now, in your Sophmore, Junior or even Senior Year, you may find yourself re-thinking your decision to apply to medical school and a recent article published in the student newspaper at Penn shows that you are not alone.

The article highlights the positive aspects of changing your career path- mainly that all of the skills and knowledge that you gained by taking your pre-med classes is greatly in demand, even if you don’t want to become …

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MCAT: If the Jersey Shore cast were pre-med…

GTL, MVP, the shore store…  No matter how many midterms, finals, or lab reports due, countless pre-meds turn into Jersey Shore during the week for that sweet hour of honest procrastination.  So in honor of Jersey Shore’s last season, team MCAT at Kaplan wants to poke a little bit of fun at our favorite guilty pleasure.  If the Jersey Shore cast were pre-med…

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The Situation:  The man. Or so he thinks, might be more concerned about hitting the gym than learning the organic chemistry reactions for his next midterm.  This student could probably turn GTL into GTM – Gym, Tan, …

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The MCAT Summer Games

With the London Summer Games upon us, the whole world is tuning in to watch the athletes that have spent years preparing and rehearsing for their particular sporting events. There are a lot of things to take away from London Games’ athletes, particularly their hard work and dedication to following their dreams.  Just like studying for the MCAT there are long hard training days where self-doubt can creep in! So what can we learn from these elite athletes?

Physical Sciences –This is the first section of the MCAT and one that most pre-med students need to spend a significant amount …

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