[Insert usual "sorry I haven't written in a while" statement here. #mdphdproblems] As a MD/PhD student, I consider myself a master at fitting as many things into my schedule as possible. This week is no different. It is the final week of exams for the M1 class, and since I am an eternal M1 while … Continue reading Fitting in a week in DC
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 fancy piece of paper until mid-September when I finally let everyone know. Alas, my absence … Continue reading I’m now a Master
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 2) too busy preparing for my qualifying exam (mostly #2, but I wish it were … Continue reading #AcademicsWithCats
This may be of interest to those interested in the PhD route! Source: http://www.online-phd-programs.org/
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 be as scary as it seems, and I’m glad it has received such a positive … Continue reading Study Tips for the MCAT (More on How I Prepared in a Month)
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 asked it oh so often. But really I LOVE this question. I love it because … Continue reading Why Medicine?