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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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Dual Degree Medical School Programs: Pros and Cons

Dual degree medical programs, such as the MD-MBA, are becoming increasingly popular. In her first post, Meghana Pagadala of UCSD discussed how to decide if this path is right for you. Here she takes a closer look at the pros and cons of each type of dual degree.

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Doctor vs Engineer vs Business | How to Choose a Career

Is becoming a doctor and pursuing a career in medicine the right fit for you? I was heavily considering alternate careers in business and engineering when I was in college. Here’s my take on the pros and cons, and how I ultimately decided which career was the best fit.

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Medical School Rankings: How Much Do They Matter?

Medical school rankings certainly matter, but there is more to each school than its ranking. So how should you think about them? Dr. Petey Kass of UCSF provides a framework to help you understand medical school rankings and find the school that is the best fit for you.

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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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