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How to Stick to Your Schedule (& Get More Done)

Schedules aren’t restrictive. Instead, I’d argue that they are a key ingredient in living the life you want to live. Rather than being swayed by emotional impulses, you can plan and execute the day you want. Here we dive into 7 steps in sticking to your schedule, to live more productively & with more enjoyment.

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Pros and Cons of the MD-PhD Degree

Are you considering an MD-PhD degree but unsure about the commitment? Lawrence Wang, current MD-PhD student at UC San Diego, shares his wisdom on the pros and cons of this dual degree.

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7 Steps to Cure Procrastination

Procrastination is something that we all experience, but it is something we can actively work to combat. Building motivation effectively will help mitigate procrastination. Here are my 7 proven steps to beating procrastination.

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How to Choose a Medical Specialty for Residency

One of the beauties of medical school is the great breadth of learning. With so many possible fields, how does one choose their residency specialty? In this post Dr. Petey Kass, third-year psychiatry resident at UC San Francisco, provides his advice on how to navigate this difficult process.

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Adjusting to Medical School 101

Congrats on your acceptance to medical school! This is quite the achievement, but many challenges still lay ahead. In this post I explain the life hacks and study strategies that will facilitate a smooth and successful transition to being a medical student and future doctor.

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Life and Death in the ICU: A Reflection

Medicine offers a broad range of experiences that bring both joy and sorrow. Being a physician is a tremendously unique opportunity to share these experiences with your patients. In this post, I give you an inside look into some of the life and death encounters of the ICU.

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How I Scored 265+ on Step 2CK

I scored above 265 on Step 2CK by using an unorthodox method. Here’s exactly how I approached studying for Step 2CK during the course of third year, as well as how I spent the 4 weeks leading up to my test. You can download my Anki deck here as well!

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Ultimate Student Life-Hack – Meditation & Mindfulness

Meditation and mindfulness are often cited as being key players in the success of high profile executives. However, the benefits of regular mindfulness meditation practice are far reaching and are highly beneficial to students as well. Your grades will improve by meditating. Seriously.

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