From Providence’s Failing Public School System to Medical School. The unsung glory days of an education that shaped the doctor I am becoming.

I’ve lived in New York City for the past 11 years since starting  college at New York University in 2008. Today, I reside in Harlem, New York as a third year medical student.  Everyone I’ve met here states that I am the first person from Rhode Island that they have met besides watching the ‘Family […]

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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 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 exactly […]

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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. Before you read, support the #strongcry movement by purchasing an item HERE. This movement was created to normalize crying as a […]

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