The ProspectiveDoctor Podcast

Podcast 88: COVID-19, Medical School Admissions and the MCAT

Join Dr. Mehta as he explored how COVID-19 may affect the MCAT and medical school admissions for the 2020 cycle. In this podcast episode, we talk about how corona virus is impacting MCAT test dates (and the cancellations that are coming because of it), as well as how medical school admissions committees will view Pass/Fail classes, admissions timelines, virtual interviews and medical ethics questions.

[3:01] Dr. Mehta talks about taking classes P/F as schools move to virtual learning enviroments

[5:15] Dr. Mehta talks about the MCAT test dates that may be canceled

[9:40] How do you tackle medical school admissions ethics interview questions about corona virus

[12:15] How can you handle situations where you can’t get shadowing experience.

We also have a great YouTube video from this podcast at:

Sahil Mehta

Sahil Mehta M.D. is an attending physician in the Department of Radiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Founder of MedSchoolCoach. Dr Mehta is one of the world’s experts on medical school admissions having founded MedSchoolCoach in 2007. MedSchoolCoach provides admissions consulting to premedical students in the form of interview preparation, essay editing and general advising. In the past 10 years, he has had a hand in over a thousand acceptances to medical school.

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