Night in Pittsburgh

I. LOVE. TO. TRAVEL. But as a medical student, it’s hard for me to find time to travel (also, poor student probs). I am trying to venture to cities only a drive away to make myself feel like I can balance the desire within me that wants to travel the world and the student that … More Night in Pittsburgh

What is a Letter of Intent and When Should You Send One?

Hi everyone! It’s been a little bit since I have written on the pre-med side of medicine so I thought I would write a post! I was trying to think about a topic that might be helpful and I thought about letters of intent. Let me give some background information to those who are unfamiliar with … More What is a Letter of Intent and When Should You Send One?

My Psychiatry and Neurology Clerkship Experience

Long time, no blog post! Since I last posted, I have finished up my first clerkship, continued wedding planning, did an OnlineMedEd insta takeover, and have enjoyed life post-step 1! I wanted to take the time to write about my experiences in psychiatry and neurology for a couple of reasons. One, I want to share … More My Psychiatry and Neurology Clerkship Experience

My Step 1 Study Method

By popular demand, I am finally writing about my Step 1 study method! This method worked for me and I wouldn’t have changed a thing! My step studying was molded by my preferred study methods, word of mouth from upperclassmen, Jenny at thevibrantmed.com, and Clare at http://fitting-it-all-in.com/. TLDR; Main tools I used during dedicated study time (in … More My Step 1 Study Method

Overcoming Burn Out and Staying Motivated in Medical School

One of the most common questions I have received these past two years is, “how do you stay motivated during medical school?” I have never answered this question because I never knew how to articulate my answer. However, my class was given a lecture today on wellness in medical school. It touched on tough subjects … More Overcoming Burn Out and Staying Motivated in Medical School