Med Educators Blog

Articles published in August 2021

Pre-Med Myths & Tips: Preparing for the MCAT Begins on Day 1

by Petros Minasi, Jr., Sr. Director, Pre-Health Programs | August 20, 2021

While studying for the MCAT in earnest won’t actually begin until about 6 months before a student is going to take the test, the more they can practice using the information they are learning now, the better they will not only retain the information, but make it second nature.

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Webinar in Review: Talk into Action: How to Practice Anti-Racism in Healthcare

August 19, 2021

In this event, panelists took a deep dive into actionable and meaningful steps we can take towards creating a more equitable healthcare system.

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Catching Up with Cheri Julien Hirao, Regional Medical Program Director, Kaplan Medical

by Cheri Julien Hirao, MBA, Director of Institutional Programs, Kaplan Medical | August 12, 2021

Seeing students achieve their dreams never gets old. Most of the schools I work with have students who have fought against the odds, one way or another, to achieve that goal.  It is very satisfying.

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Creating a Successful Physician is More Than Creating a Successful Test Taker

by Susan B. Greger, M.D., Clinical Knowledge Assessment Manager | August 11, 2021

Kaplan Medical has numerous tools that can help students to not only build the knowledge necessary to succeed on their board exams but also to build the competencies necessary to become better physicians.

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Meet the Kaplan Experts: Chris Durland, Associate Director of Content & Curriculum, Pre-Med Programs

by Chris Durland, Associate Director of Content & Curriculum, Pre-Med Programs | August 9, 2021

We are currently working on an evolutionary leap for our MCAT course. We’re using the principles of learning science to help students stay engaged and maximize retention.

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KMHS Alumni: Carla Deyanira Batres Colindres, MD Candidate

by Kaplan Medical Honor Society | August 5, 2021

Catch up with Kaplan Medical Honor Society alumni, Carla Deyanira Batres Colindres, and learn more about her life and how she earned 249 on Step 1 and 255 on Step 2CK.

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