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 Graduate School, Life, Medical School

What’s a PhD to do these days?

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

Posted in Graduate School

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

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 Pre-med

Why Medicine?

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 Medical School, Pre-med

Why I majored in chemistry

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 Pre-med

Why I Switched Thesis Labs in Graduate School

A year ago, I began graduate school. I can recall sitting, bright eyed and bushy tailed, in an auditorium with my fellow first years as our director of graduate studies greeted us and told us about the challenge we were

Posted in Graduate School
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