I’m now a Master


So, in my little absence from blogging, I went out and got my masters degree. Cool, right? While I was officially notified that I would be awarded my degree in May and technically “graduated” in August, I didn’t get this

Posted in Life as a MD/PhD Student


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If you follow me on instagram and/or twitter, you may know that just over a month ago, I adopted a sweet little 1 year old cat from the Humane Society. Since then, I’ve been 1) too busy playing with her and

Posted in General Interest

What’s a PhD to do these days?

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This may be of interest to those interested in the PhD route! Source: http://www.online-phd-programs.org/

Posted in Uncategorized

Study Tips for the MCAT (More on How I Prepared in a Month)

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Nearly a year ago to the day, I wrote my highly popular blog post “How I Prepared for the MCAT in Only a Month.” I wrote it with the intent to show others that the MCAT does not have to

Posted in Applying to MD/PhD

Why Medicine?

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Q (from ask.fm): Why do you want to become a doctor? Did you ever consider any other profession? For a time in my life (primarily during the med school application and interview process) I HATED this question simply because I was

Posted in Frequently Asked Questions

Chemistry – My first love

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Q (From ask.fm): Why did you choose to major in chem? What did you plan to do with your chem degree? In high school, I wanted to do pharmacy. I shadowed a pharmacist and she told me that chemistry was

Posted in Frequently Asked Questions

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