Pros and cons of being pre-med with Yesh

Recorded Thursday, March 25 at 11:00 PM

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About this livestream

Description

Pre-med can be a difficult path to navigate, with years of work that can be equally tiresome and rewarding. In today's stream, Yesh will discuss his experience as a student on this track and the pros and cons of choosing pre-med.

Drop in to learn more about the field, or stay for the whole stream if you want to get a comprehensive look into what it takes to be pre-med. Yesh will also be available to answer any and all questions about this course of study.

Your host

Undergrad College: Boston University '20

Major: Medical Science

Graduate College: Boston University School of Medicine

Work Experience: I've been working at CollegeVine for 3 years mentoring students through BS/MD and undergraduate admissions. I am currently a medical student and have done research at Boston Medical Center, Dana-Farber, and the Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Yesh and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
27:21@hkumah:But I thought that you can pursue a major in another subject while still doing pre-med. Does taking pre-med classes take away from the classes you take in your major?
29:55@anonymous:How did you know you could handle the difficulty of medical school?
40:52@mimi:Do colleges offer courses to teach you how to overcome afraid of for example bleeding and etc.?
42:40@anonymous:Which schools are the best? Is Ivy League the way to go or would any college work or is medical school what matters?
44:50@anonymous:What do classes at medical school look like? For example, are you mainly teaching yourself through videos or is it very hands-on or are you constantly writing essays?
47:33@anonymous:With so much to choose from, how do you decide what you want to pursue within the medical field?
50:28@mimi:What are difficult parts of med exams?
56:10@sshori03:how do I decide whether to take biochemistry, biology etc.

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