November 18, 2017 was the BEST. DAY. EVER. I got engaged to my best friend, got to explore the best city on earth – NYC, and see Spongebob on broadway… like WHAT?!?! You can read all about our engagement HERE!!! I wanted to write a little bit about wedding planning as a medical student (and planning … More Life One Year After Getting Engaged
Well hello everybody! It’s been a few months since I have last posted and since then, I have finished family medicine AND am 3 weeks into my pediatrics rotation! As I did after psych and neuro, I want to take the time to write about my experiences in family medicine. At my school, we have … More My Family Medicine Clerkship Experience
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
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?
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
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
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
Today is Monday, June 18. I sat for the USMLE Step 1 four days ago. Since then, my life has been such a whirlwind and so much has happened. In fact, way too much has happened for a simple instagram caption, so here is a little blog post instead 🙂 First off, I would like … More What Just Happened…?!
HAAIII GUYS! I haven’t written a blog post in so long 😦 . Today I’m writing a little one just to share what has been going on in my life and what is to come in the next month or so! On Wednesday, I took the CBSE exam (Comprehensive Basic Science Exam), which consists of … More Life Update: post-second year, pre-step 1
Originally posted on Life of a Medic:
One of the truths about choosing do study Medicine is that, from the moment you decide to go down that road, you are bombarded with the same question. Why Medicine? You’d think that once you get into the medical school, you’ll never be asked that question ever again,…