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What to look at when shopping for schools to apply to when you aren’t like other students
- We discuss with a listener how to find a school that is friendly to non-traditional students.
- Bringing wooly mammoths back to life?
- Is talking about people who engage in questionable COVID treatments just adding to the problem?
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Dave invited listener Brenna on the show to ask her question–as a decidedly non-traditional applicant to medical schools, how can she go about finding schools that will be open to her application? And what can she expect from those schools socially–will she be so different from her classmates that she isn’t able to find her people? MD/PhD students Aline Sandouk, Miranda Schene, Riley Behan, and M2 Sarah Costello have the answers!
We also discuss some special news items this week, like the startup that wants to CRISPr up some woolly mammoth/elephant hybrids to roam the tundra, the hospital that wants to use med students to fill in for their nursing shortage, and the people now (allegedly?) sipping betadine to prevent COVID.
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