Do’s and Don’ts: The Day Before Your MCAT

After all the preparation and studying you’ve done for the MCAT, it can be real nerve-wracking when you realize your test date is right around the corner. In the week leading up to your test, it’s so important to keep it positive! Motivate yourself and psych yourself up. You got this! Everyone handles stress differently, […]



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Figuring out HOW to study is one of the best things you can do on your premed journey. By understanding the material at its core, you have a better chance of succeeding than just trying to memorize things.  As a premed, I struggled to find study techniques that actually worked for me. When I got […]

My Top 10 Premed Study Tips


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Taking the MCAT

Dear Female Doc, I’m scared that everything going on is going to push back my application a year. All my shadowing has been cancelled (so no doctor letter of recommendation), my post-bacc classes are online so they may not be taken as seriously for showing improvement from my low gpa, and all the MCAT dates […]

Dear Female Doc, I’m scared MCATs are canceled. Is it useless to apply to medical school this year?

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Intro Before we start talking about the differences a DO and a MD. I want to address the giant elephant in the room: There’s a stigma that DO’s are “less than” doctors somehow. In fact I commonly get these questions when asking about becoming a DO vs. a MD: “Is a DO even a real […]

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