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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Not learning from your Professor? Here’s how to fix that.

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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Am I Smart Enough to be a Doctor? Find out here.

You came to this blog because you have more than likely asked yourself: “Am I smart enough for medical school or am I smart enough to be a doctor?”. 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 […]

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Are your classes hard or is your self-doubt, setting you up for failure?

Is Organic chemistry hard or is your self-doubt, setting you up for failure? There were so many times during the pre-health journey that I doubted myself.  And if we’re being honest, there are times still that I doubt myself as a medical student. There are many classes that you take and you feel really confident.  […]

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