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SB to MD: A guide to the MCAT and Casper

SB to MD: A guide to the MCAT and Casper

Mackenzie Yaddaw and Angelina Livigni October 9, 2023

Hosts Mackenzie Yaddaw and Angelina Livigni sit down again with The Undergraduate Clinical Experience Program (UCEP) advisors Alexandra Solowinska and Frankie Matos to talk about the MCAT and Casper...

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SBU Alum and YouTuber talks pre-med culture and perseverance

Melanie Navarro September 9, 2021
Now a second-year medical student at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Stony Brook Alumnus Terrence Thomas dedicates a large portion of his time to mentoring pre-med students with an informative and personable YouTube channel.
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COVID-19 causes graduate student exam adjustments and delays

Deidre Redhead May 19, 2020
As testing centers close across the nation, entrance exams have made major adjustments to how their tests will be administered.
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Pre-med students navigate pandemic-related disruptions

Meenu Johnkutty May 18, 2020
Traditionally, medical schools require students to submit letter grades for their prerequisite classes; however, some have begun to rethink their admissions criteria for the upcoming admissions cycle.
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Students adjust to life social distancing

Sharjeel Shaikh May 5, 2020
“There was a period of adjustment to the quarantine,” William Laderer, a junior chemistry major, said. “I felt resentment and frustration towards it.”
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Gui Williams strums on Stony Brooks heartstrings

Gui Williams strums on Stony Brook’s heartstrings

Lei Takanashi November 24, 2015
Gui Williams is a senior biology and psychology major, balancing being a full time pre-med student with pursuing a career in music.
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2015 MCAT looks to push applicants even further

Jasmine Blennau September 4, 2014
The MCAT, an exam that is administered by the Association of American Medical Colleges to assess medical school applicants, will undergo changes to make it a longer exam that tests more material.
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SB School of Medicine prepares for curriculum changes

Heather Khalifa May 15, 2014
Stony Brook School of Medicine is preparing for a drastic change in teaching curriculum come the Fall 2014 academic year, with other medical schools across the country following suit.
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The Moving in Process

September 7, 2002

Around this time of year, most senior premeds are about to pull their hair out. Managing a difficult course load is stressful by itself, but for the premed, coursework accounts for only part of the...

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