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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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7 Ways to Maximize Your 20’s

Your 20’s are an amazing time filled with great opportunity but also significant responsibility. Here are my 7 tips to maximize the efficiency, productivity, happiness, and well-being you derive from this all-important decade.

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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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How to Succeed During a Gap Year Before Medical School

Deciding whether or not to take a gap year prior to starting medical school is a very important decision. I’ve never met someone who regretted taking a gap year. That being said, not everyone needs to take a gap year before med school. We’ll help you figure out what’s right for you.

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How to Nap and NOT Wake Up Groggy

Do you wake up from naps feeling groggy, sometimes even worse than before the nap? It’s a common problem, and in this post I share how to nap like a pro. From power naps to coffee naps, these are the tips and tricks to help you nap more effectively. I also address 4 concerns you may have.

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Medical School vs Residency Comparison

The transition from Medical School to Residency is often misunderstood. Here we compare various aspects in the life of a medical student vs resident, including structure, evaluation, work-life balance, time, standardized exams, and more.

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Are You Consuming Coffee Correctly?

A lot of people rely on coffee (caffeine) to provide them with their daily boost; however, there are some caveats with caffeine consumption. Learn how to consume coffee correctly.

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How to Handle Sleep Deprivation

Many of us don’t get enough sleep and this can be dangerous to our health. In this post I cover some of the consequences of sleep deprivation and I offer some insights on how we can overcome it.

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