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The National Society for Nontraditional Premedical & Medical Students, Inc., better known by our website name, OldPreMeds.org or simply OPM, is a professional/pre-professional society and educational conduit for non-traditional students who seek to become Physicians. For those whose path to medicine is not the traditional high school to college to medical school, OPM's mission is to assist and advise on how to successfully prepare, apply, and succeed in both medical schools and residency training programs. Founded in 1998, our now over 10,000 registered members span from the very early premed through attending-level physicians. Many are enrolled or have graduated from medical schools, osteopathic programs, and other clinical health fields, here in the US as well as abroad. www.OldPreMeds.org, is a website community built upon peer-based forums providing resources for all levels of premedical students, medical students, medical residents, pre-health advisors, admissions officers, and other faculty & staff at undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, medical, and post-graduate programs.

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The National Society for Nontraditional Premedical & Medical Students, Inc., better known by our website name, OldPreMeds.org or simply OPM, is a professional/pre-professional society and educational conduit for non-traditional students who seek to become Physicians. For those whose path to medicine is not the traditional high school to college to medical school, OPM's mission is to assist and advise on how to successfully prepare, apply, and succeed in both medical schools and residency training programs. Founded in 1998, our now over 10,000 registered members span from the very early premed through attending-level physicians. Many are enrolled or have graduated from medical schools, osteopathic programs, and other clinical health fields, here in the US as well as abroad. www.OldPreMeds.org, is a website community built upon peer-based forums providing resources for all levels of premedical students, medical students, medical residents, pre-health advisors, admissions officers, and other faculty & staff at undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, medical, and post-graduate programs.

    Is It Considered Clinical Experience: Home Dialysis

    Is It Considered Clinical Experience: Home Dialysis

    Being a caregiver for a family member doesn't always count as clinical experience, but in this case, it might. Find out why as we discus at-home dialysis today.

    • 10 min
    Should I Include This on My Postbac Application?

    Should I Include This on My Postbac Application?

    A semester into grad school, this nontrad is changing gears and pursuing a premed career changer postbac. Should they include their masters on their app?
    Links:https://medicalschoolhq.net/opm-253-should-i-include-this-on-my-postbac-application/ (Full Episode Blog Post)
    https://medicalschoolhq.net/meded-media/ (Meded Media)
    https://mappd.com/ (Mappd.com)
    https://forums.medicalschoolhq.net/c/nontraditional/16 (Nontrad Premed Forum)
    https://forums.medicalschoolhq.net/ (Premedforums.com)

    • 8 min
    My Advice to a 37-Year-Old Premed With a 2.13 Science GPA

    My Advice to a 37-Year-Old Premed With a 2.13 Science GPA

    This premed mom has a 2.13 science GPA and minimal to no shadowing or volunteering. Hear my feedback on whether she should realistically apply next year!
    Links:https://medicalschoolhq.net/opm-252-my-advice-to-a-37-year-old-premed-with-a-2-13-science-gpa/ (Full Episode Blog Post)
    https://medicalschoolhq.net/meded-media/ (Meded Media)
    https://forums.medicalschoolhq.net/c/nontraditional/16 (Nontrad Premed Forum)
    https://forums.medicalschoolhq.net/ (Premedforums.com)
    http://eshadowing.com/ (eShadowing.com)

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    I'm a PA Student and Want to go to Med School

    I'm a PA Student and Want to go to Med School

    Our student today is in PA school but has known "for a while" that they want to go to med school. What are the next steps and are there issues?
    Links:https://medicalschoolhq.net/opm-251-im-a-pa-student-and-want-to-go-to-med-school/ (Full Episode Blog Post)
    https://medicalschoolhq.net/meded-media/ (Meded Media)
    https://medicalschoolhq.net/eshadowing/ (eShadowing.com)
    https://mappd.com/ (Mappd)
    https://forums.medicalschoolhq.net/c/nontraditional/16 (Nontrad Premed Forum)
    https://forums.medicalschoolhq.net/ (Premedforums.com)
    https://medsembly.com/ (Medsembly)
    Follow https://www.instagram.com/medsembly/?hl=en (@medsembly) on Instagram.
    The Premed Years Podcast episode resources about PA to MD:
    Session 254: https://medicalschoolhq.net/pmy-254-md-vs-pa-lets-talk-about-it-with-a-pa-to-help-you-decide/ (MD vs PA! Let’s Talk About It with a PA to Help You Decide)
    Session 170: https://medicalschoolhq.net/pmy-170-pa-turned-md-talks-about-why-he-made-the-switch/ (PA Turned MD Talks About Why He Made the Switch)
    Session 159: https://medicalschoolhq.net/pmy-159-premed-qa-pa-vs-md-or-do-what-are-my-chances-and-more/ (Premed Q&A – PA vs MD or DO, What are my Chances and More)

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    When To Retake Undergrad Coursework or Take Grad Classes?

    When To Retake Undergrad Coursework or Take Grad Classes?

    When should you retake undergraduate coursework? Or is graduate level coursework sufficient to not retake those courses? Also, how does the MCAT factor in?
    Links:https://medicalschoolhq.net/opm-250-when-to-retake-undergrad-coursework-or-take-grad-classes/ (Full Episode Blog Post)
    https://medicalschoolhq.net/meded-media/ (Meded Media)
    https://forums.medicalschoolhq.net/c/nontraditional/16 (Nontrad Premed Forum)
    https://mappd.com/ (Mappd)
    http://www.mappd.tv (Mappd.tv)

    • 13 min
    12 Years After Undergrad, Should They Complete a Master's?

    12 Years After Undergrad, Should They Complete a Master's?

    12 years after her undergrad with a poor GPA, this nontrad has gotten straight A's in her prereqs. Should she complete a Master's Program?
    Links:https://medicalschoolhq.net/opm-249-12-years-after-undergrad-should-they-complete-a-masters/ (Full Episode Blog Post)
    https://medicalschoolhq.net/meded-media/ (Meded Media)
    https://forums.medicalschoolhq.net/c/nontraditional/16 (Nontrad Premed Forum)
    https://medicalschoolhq.net/eshadowing/ (eShadowing.com)
    https://mappd.com/ (Mappd)

    • 10 min

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