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…?!
Hey everyone!! It’s been a hot minute since I’ve made a blog post. Unfortunately I think this will be more common than not these next 6 months as I finish second year and start Step 1 prep – YIKES. I wanted to have a short little blog post to tell you guys about my most … More My Most Recent Purchase
Guys. Burn out is real – and I’ve been feeling it the past couple weeks. I just started school in August and was concerned when I started to feel burnt out in October. If you’ve read my most recent posts, you would know that this second year of medical school is no joke. It is … More How to Actively Fight Burn Out
One would think that by the time they get to medical school that they are excellent note takers and professional students. I mean, by the time I got to medical school, I had already been a student for 17 years. Some students have additional degrees and have been students for even longer. So what is … More Biggest Med School Mistake
I started my second year of medical school one week ago today. Before starting, I had made so many expectations of myself and had many ideas for how the school year would go. I was so ready to get back to work and get in a routine. Also, I never had taken any of the … More Second Year So Far
YAY my last shadowing experience blog post! Family medicine was actually the first specialty I shadowed way back in high school so I was excited to shadow it with my new med student lenses. Family medicine does exactly what the name implies: treat the whole family. Family med docs see all genders and ages and … More Spring Semester Shadowing: Family Medicine