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.
Stimulants such as Adderall or Ritalin have been increasingly used in recent years by students who are eager to get better grades. In this post, I’ll cover the science behind stimulants and whether or not they help students in school.
Summer is a time for relaxation and fun, but pre-meds should also use summer break to get a leg up on strengthening their application. Here are 5 keys in spending your summer wisely in way that maximizes both rejuvenation as well as the impact on your medical school application.
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.
This medical student describes his journey from starting medical school with poor study strategies and feeling like he was drowning, to learning a few simple yet fundamental active study strategies that completely transformed his grades, performance, and outlook.
This post is based on a book by Dr. Sean Young, called “Stick With It – A Scientifically Proven Process for Changing Your Life For Good” – I discuss some of the major points from the book and show you some ways to live the life you imagine.
My latest book summary (Part 2 of 2), “Grit – The Power of Passion and Perseverance” by Angela Duckworth, contains a number of useful insights for overcoming obstacles and achieving your goals.