Being a high-achieving student and doctor does not necessitate sacrificing your wellbeing. Here we outline lifestyle habits for balancing schoolwork with your wellbeing.
My name is Andrea Dwek Schain. Medical student, wife, dog lover and former clinically depressed patient. This is the story on how I became a
The cycle of the New Year’s Resolution – be overly ambitious, and fall flat on your face within a couple weeks. Here’s how you can break the habit and guarantee success.
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.
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.
The captivating story of a talented surgeon who was taken too early by cancer. Here I share my thoughts on this remarkable book and how it helps us ponder the question, what is the meaning of life?
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.
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.