PreHealth Particulars Podcast
Prehealth advising you can take with you as you go! This podcast is for Baylor pre-health students who have one of the following designations: pre-medicine, pre-dentistry, pre-occupational therapy, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, pre-physician assistant, pre-physical therapy, or pre-veterinary medicine. Episodes cover a range of topics including the application process, preparing for professional exams, advice for freshmen through seniors, and much more!
Information for Freshmen
September 15, 2022 / Duration - 10:27 mins
This episode covers what it means to be prehealth; what a prehealth designator is and how to obtain one; resources to find help on your prehealth journey; and general advice for freshmen.
Scheduling Your Classes
September 6, 2022 / Duration - 10:59 mins
This episode covers what classes you should take as a prehealth student; how to decide what classes to take outside of Baylor; the truth about online classes; and general advice on classes and scheduling.
October 3, 2022 / Duration - 7:49 mins
This episode covers what Ask Prehealth is. We will dig into the answers to some common questions like; why, how, and when to use this method of advising.
October 11, 2022 / Duration - 17:15 mins
Whether you have been Pre-PA all along or you are new to this career path, this episode is for you. Topics being discussed include patient care experience, shadowing, and PACAT.
October 18, 2022 / Duration - 12.22 mins
This episode breaks down the basics for all prehealth students within the honors college. Topics will be covered from freshman to senior year.
October 25, 2022 / Duration - 29:21 mins
This episode breaks down preparing for the MCAT, from freshman year through senior. Learn what timeline may be best for you, and hear our recommendations for studying.
Gap Year Planning
November 1, 2022 / Duration - 29:41 mins
This episode will give your ideas on how to spend a gap year, and why you would want to take a gap year. A gap year can be 1 year or longer but is simply the gap between your undergraduate degree and entering professional school.
March 27,2023 / Duration - 5:23 mins
This episode covers the most commonly asked questions in regards to registering for physics as a prehealth student.
The Medical School Application Part 1
August 24,2023 / Duration - 8:53 mins
This episode breaks down what students want to know before they begin the application process for medical school. A recommended listen for all students about to go through the committee process or planning to apply in the next application cycle. This episode features Jane Lin, Assistant Director in the Office of Prehealth Studies.
Dropping a Class
August31,2023 / Duration - 10:36 mins
This episode is a guide of what to do when you feel that you may need to drop a course as a prehealth student.
September 14,2023 / Duration - 6:05 mins
This episode answers common questions students have when it comes time to register for biology courses as a prehealth student.
Student Spotlight: The First-Generation Experience
September 21,2023 / Duration - 12:00 mins
For this episode Nevaeh Gomez joined me to discuss her experience and reflections as a first-generation student at Baylor on the pre-medical track. Nevaeh is a senior Medical Humanities Major; she is a TA and mentor for Foundations of Medicine and First Generation Prehealth Success. Nevaeh will graduate in December of 2023 and plans to attend medical school in 2024.