The Premed Years
Ryan Gray, MD of Meded Media
If you're struggling on your premed journey, trying to figure out the best way to study for the MCAT, or trying to understand how to best apply to medical school, the award-nominated podcast, The Premed Years, has you covered. From interviews with Admissions Committee members and directors to inspirational stories from those who have gone before you, The Premed Years is like having a premed advisor in your pocket. Subscribe on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or anywhere else you listen to music or podcasts so you don't miss an episode. It's free. Every week. Don't forget to watch us on YouTube, or follow us on Instagram too! We're medicalschoolhq everywhere!
418: Stop Trying to Stand Out. You ARE NOT Better Than. Be YOU!
Wednesday 25 November 2020
: In this Q&A, Dr. Gray finishes with a rant when a student asks how to stand out in her application. Words to live by!
417: Med School Backup Plans, VITA, and more from a Massive Q&A
Wednesday 18 November 2020
: In this episode, Dr. Gray does a deep-dive Q&A on Instagram to answer your questions. He covered everything from VITA, to virtual...
416: Dr. Romie's Tips for a Healthy, Happy Premed Journey
Wednesday 11 November 2020
: Burnout is all too common in medical training. Today we chat with neurologist and mindfulness expert Dr. Romie about how to enjoy your...
415: This Med School Admissions Dean Says "Dump the Checklist"!
Wednesday 04 November 2020
: Dr. Sunny Nakae, author of Premed Prep: Advice From a Medical School Admissions Dean, shares wisdom from her years of experience in medical...
414: eShadowing with a Plastic and Reconstructive Hand Surgeon
Wednesday 28 October 2020
: Join Dr. Galvez and Dr. Gray on the first session of eShadowing and don't forget to check out eShadowing.com for shadowing during...
413: Premed Q&A Deep Dive and Big Announcement
Thursday 22 October 2020
: Dr. Gray goes on Instagram and answers a ton of great, insightful questions that students have. He also makes a huge announcement about how...
412: 2.9 Freshman GPA & 3 Different Colleges to Medical Student
Wednesday 14 October 2020
: In this episode, Paola goes from a low GPA and multiple college transfers to becoming a medical student on her way to being a...
411: From a 2.6 GPA in His Senior Year to a Plastic Surgeon
Wednesday 07 October 2020
: Dr. Gray talks with Dr. Ricky Brown about his journey from being a business major and a 2.6 GPA in his senior year of undergrad to now being...
410: This DACA Student's Journey to Becoming a Medical Student
Wednesday 30 September 2020
: In this episode, Dr. Gray talks with Cheril Patel, a DACA recipient, who talks about his journey through undergrad, the application and now...
409: A Behind The Scenes Look at a Mock Interview
Wednesday 23 September 2020
: In this episode of the Premed Years, we take a look at a mock interview Dr. Gray did with a student. At the end of the day, it is just a...
408: 9 Resons Medical Schools Will Reject You!
Wednesday 16 September 2020
: Have you been rejected from med school? Are you wondering what the reason could be that you could get rejected? Dr Gray covers 9 reasons why...
407: From Syrian Refugee and Dishwasher to Cardiologist
Wednesday 09 September 2020
: Dr. Heval Kelli has an inspiring story of resilience and hope on his journey to the US. He now shares that hope through the Young Physicians...
406: Common Premed Mistakes with Former Director of Admissions
Wednesday 02 September 2020
: Dr. Scott Wright, our Mappd VP of Academic Advising, joined me on Instagram Live to discuss common misakes he saw in his various roles in...
405: Virtual Interviews: What to Know—Lights, Camera, Action!
Wednesday 26 August 2020
: With the switch to virtual interviews this cycle because of the pandemic, you may be wondering how to prepare for this change. Let's talk...
404: Mappd is Coming! A Special Ask the Dean Q&A Episode
Wednesday 19 August 2020
: Ask the Dean is a special Q&A that the Mappd team does for Mappd users. You can be one at http://mappd.com/ (mappd.com) starting on...
403: End-Of-Summer Q&A: What's Happening in the Premed World?
Wednesday 12 August 2020
: What's happening with the MCAT? What is the AAMC VITA? Plus, I give tips for applying to medical school this cycle, essays, interviewing,...
402: Dealing With Chronic Illnesses as a Premed and Med Student
Wednesday 05 August 2020
: Following a fibromyalgia diagnosis as a premed, Vikki almost gave up on her premed journey. Now, she's an M3! She joins me today to share...
401: Diversity, Equity, Equality, and Inclusion in Medical School
Wednesday 29 July 2020
: Diversity of thought improves patient outcomes. Today, I have an inspiring conversation with Dr. Ayeni about why diversity in medical...
400: State of the Union in the Premed World. Join the Fight!
Wednesday 22 July 2020
: Episode 400—close to 8 years of The Premed Years. Thank you for being here with me. Today, I have a heart to heart with you about what is...
399: Social Injustices, the Law, and Applying to Medical School
Wednesday 15 July 2020
: You're taking a stand against social injustices, but what happens if you find yourself in trouble with the law—how should you talk about...
398: Study Habits and Strategies From a Yale MD/MBA Candidate
Wednesday 08 July 2020
: Prerak is an MD/MBA candidate at Yale. He joined us for National Premed Day to share his top strategies and study habits for premeds and med...
397: Overcoming Setbacks as a Nontrad on the Path to Med School
Wednesday 01 July 2020
: Shahaan overcame numerous setbacks on his path to medical school. This year, he received 34 interview invites and 16 acceptances. What was...
396: Am I Ready to Apply to Medical School? A NEW Series
Wednesday 24 June 2020
: How do you know you're ready to apply to medical school? Join me for NEW Mappd podcast and YouTube series focused on helping YOU figure out...
395: Showing Competency Through Your Extracurricular Involvement
Wednesday 17 June 2020
: Today, I'm joined by Joanne Snapp, Director of Health Professions Advising at UC Davis, to discuss how to shine through your extracurricular...
394: How to Convey Your Story Through the Med School Application
Wednesday 10 June 2020
: What's the best approach for writing your personal statement? What are admissions committees really looking for, specifically? And more!...