7 Ugly Truths of Medical School

This post isn’t meant to scare you away from medicine or give medicine a bad reputation. It is simply an honest and transparent reality.  This here serves as anticipatory guidance so that there are no surprises. Nothing worth having in life ever comes easy, and medical school isn’t an exception. What I know to be […]

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5 Ways to Study Like an A+ Student

Everyone knows how to study. But not everyone knows how to study effectively. I’ve always been someone who studied and probably studied less than most students but would manage to get good grades. It wasn’t until medical school, where I had to actually devise a study plan to allow me to accommodate the increased workload […]

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All professors are not made equal. Skipping ​lecture may benefit you.

Finding the right person to learn from is just like every other relationship in life. You must figure out who is worth your time. Time management boils down to knowing how to study smarter and not harder. I learned how to study smarter by avoiding class lectures. This doesn’t work for everybody but it works […]

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You are your own competition, not your classmates.

If you are a biology/ pre-med/ pre-health major, you’ve probably noticed there’s a lot of competition. Please note: Seemingly, competition.  If we’re being honest, your peers and colleagues are not your competition. You should be your own competition. Everybody wants to become a doctor. So many of our pre-med colleagues try to psyche us out and […]

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9 Classes Needed to Get Into Medical School

What are the medical school requirements? This is the most commonly asked question I get from aspiring medical students online. Before sharing the medical school prerequisites, I would like to demystify the 3 most common myths about getting into medical school. Myth #1  – You Need to Major in Biology As a Pre-Med This is […]

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Are You​ Smart Enough for Medical School? Find out here.

You came to this blog either because you’re curious to see what this article is about or you may be having feelings of self-doubt. So, to answer your question regarding if you’re smart enough for a medical school, the answer actually lies within you. How bad do you want to become a doctor? If you […]

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