14 Ways Medical School is like High School

 Disclaimer: please be advised that these views are based on my own experience compiled with commentary from my friends who attend other medical schools It’s October 3 and I had to get make a Mean Girls inspired post about medical school because we’re all trying to make fetch happen! Upon entering medical school, I wasn’t […]

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5 Ways to Learn Math Even If You Hate It

Once upon a time, this A and B student got her first D grade in Geometry. This made me hate math even more. I was devastated.  It was my sophomore year of high school and I had never gotten a D in my life. From there, I knew I could not continue down that spiraling […]

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 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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