Well hello there! I’m writing this blog right before I enter a very crazy time, so this might be my last post for a little while. Upcoming, I have a 7 day stretch of internal medicine wards (which completely leaves me exhausted at the end of the day), my internal med shelf, MY WEDDING (21 … More My Surgery Clerkship Experience
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…?!
As of yesterday, I am officially done with my first year of medical school! I already feel overwhelmed by the amount of free time that lies in front of me. Looking back, it seems like the year flew by. I can remember orientation week like it was yesterday. 26 exams, a few stressful breakdowns, and countless … More First Year Study Tips
Getting accepted to medical school is no easy task. AAMC provides data (Table A-1) that shows how many medical school applicants there are in a cycle compared to how many of those applicants matriculate. In 2016-2017, there were 53,042 applicants and only 21,030 matriculants. I’ve often heard that getting into medical school is the hardest part of a career … More The Reason Why I Was Rejected from Medical School
So the title was originally going to be called “Personal Statement Tips” but I guess it’s now called Personal Comments. Sounds so weird to me! ANYWAYS, this post will share some tips on arguably one of the most important parts of your medical school application. Click HERE to see what AAMC has to say about writing … More Personal Comments (Statement) Tips
GUYS. I just did so well on my anatomy and histology assessment!!! This was definitely needed after the last anatomy written exam did not go as planned. I was excited to see how my assessment would go because this block I have been implementing a new study strategy. A little side note: our semester is divided into … More The Study Strategy I Used To Get My Best Med School Grade (so far)
Applying to medical school is a very lengthy process. So here to help is a timeline of things to do during your undergraduate career so that you are on top of the application when it comes time to submit. Freshman year: start taking prereqs prerequisite classes generally include: one year biology one year general chemistry … More Undergrad Timeline for Applying to Medical School
You got good grades during undergrad. You were involved, volunteered, did research. You studied for and took the MCAT. You spent way too much money on med school applications. You interviewed. You got waitlisted. But that is as far as you got in this crazy process called “getting into medical school”. Now what? If you are … More You Don’t Get In. Now What?