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?

Med School 101

Since the school year is rapidly approaching, I thought it would be fun to introduce a new blog series called “Med School 101” to help incoming first year medical students learn the basics of how to handle medical school! In this series, I’ll be sharing what books and resources I found helpful, tips and advice … More Med School 101

Spring Semester Shadowing: Med/Peds

Here is another short little blog post about one of my shadowing experiences this past semester! You can find last semester shadowing info here and my latest spring post here! Today I’m talking about a specialty I didn’t hear about until med school: Medicine/Pediatrics. Did you know there are other residency programs with dual training? For example, internal … More Spring Semester Shadowing: Med/Peds

The Reason Why I Was Rejected from Medical School

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