Welcome to Kinza Hussain Talks, your go-to source for bite-sized content in becoming future doctors. I’m your host, Kinza Hussain, and I’m a 2nd year medical student & Youtuber with 20k subscribers, helping students navigate the ins and outs of one of the most competitive careers. I share my journey and the lessons I’ve learned to provide quality advice to help you get into medical school, succeed as a medical student, and prepare to become a future doctor. Sit back, relax, and learn something new!
29. 18/19 Rejections but Staying Positive w/ Tyler
In this episode we will be talking to Future Doctor Tyler is a first generation non-traditional pre medical student who started off his journey at community college. He completed his Neuroscience degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago Honors College. Tyler applied to medical school this cycle was rejected by 18 out of 19 schools he applied to. He has not heard back from the last school. He struggled with the MCAT and he is planning to retake it as well as reapply to medical school this next cycle. Tyler created his instagram and YouTube to show a realistic side of being a premedical student. He also hopes to motivate and inspire those who are on this journey as well @futuredoctortyler
28. Declining a Med School Acceptance w/ Jay
In this episode, we will be speaking with Jay to understand why he declined his medical school acceptance and then applied again a few years later. He only chose to interview at one school that year and got into MAYO CLINIC. What a great episode!
27. Setting your 2021 Intentions | A MUST DO for SUCCESS
Hi listeners! This is episode 27 and in this one, we'll be talking about setting your intentions for 2021. Full disclosure, I'm not a manifestation expert and I probably don't even entirely know much about setting intentions. BUT I started it in 2020 with full belief in it & I got results. I'm going to share some things that I really think you guys should start incorporating into your routine in 2021 to become better versions of yourselves
26. Top Interview Mistakes I See
In this episode I will be discussing the top interview mistakes I see during mock interviews and during my time sitting on my medical school's interview committee. At this point, I have probably conducted around 100 mock interviews in the past year, which has helped me notice what makes a good interview, an okay interview, and a bad interview. I will organize this episode into 5 tips!
25. Another Way to Become a Doctor: Podiatry! W/ Rachel
In this episode, I will be interviewing Rachel from Austin, TX. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2020 with a degree in Biology. She will be starting medical school at the California School of Podiatric Medicine this fall and She's super passionate about encouraging and advising pre-meds to persevere in achieving their goals and educate you guys about another route for becoming a physician.
24. MD/PHD Student Shares His Journey and Role With the NBME | Joe
In this episode I will be interviewing Joe! He is a MD/PHD candidate at UICOM. His research and passions include neuroscience and immunology. He has had a lot of experience working with the NBME and AAMC. For those of you who don’t know, the NBME is the national board of medical examiners and write the USMLE. The AAMC is the Association of American Medical Colleges. They are the ones to write the MCAT! I will be asking Joe about his MD/phd path and his role writing a USMLE STEP 1 review book. Stay tuned to hear more about it and test taking strategies he recommends!
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I LOVED listening to episode 15! It was so inspirational especially during this long waiting period of applications! I definitely appreciate all of the tips and advice. “It’s all about the journey it’s not about the end goal!”