MCAT Basics Podcast

BONUS: Transitioning to Med School with Madhavi Murali

Madhavi Murali discusses transitioning to medical school, resources for studying, and how students can prepare for medical school and the Step 1 exam.

  • [00:44] Madhavi’s Academic Background and the BA/MD Program
  • [03:41] Things Madhavi Learned When Transitioning from BA to MD
  • [05:12] Resources for Developing Study Strategies
  • [06:09] Using Anki to Study for Med School
  • [06:51] Step Exam Going Pass/Fail
  • [09:35] Difficult Courses and Study Strategies
  • [11:11] The Transition from Undergrad to Medical School
  • [13:09] Maintaining Hobbies in Medical School
  • [14:58] The Effect of The Pandemic on Med School Students and Clinical Rotations
  • [17:35] Useful Resources for Students
  • [20:09] Advice for Students Applying to Medical School
  • [24:57] Preparing for Step 1
  • [27:33] Recommendations for Struggling Med School Students
  • [28:45] The Focus of a Tutoring Session with Madhavi

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Thanks for listening!

Sam Smith

Sam completed his Bachelors of Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. Following his graduation, he worked at the National Institutes of Health Vaccine Research Center studying HIV. Meanwhile, with a microphone in his garage, Sam founded the MCAT Basics podcast. The podcast has grown to become the top rated MCAT podcast on iTunes. In addition to podcasting, Sam enjoys the outdoors, sports, and his friends and family.

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