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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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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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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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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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5 Secrets to Summer Success for Pre-Med Students

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.

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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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My Experience – Medical Student Depression

This medical student at Ross University School of Medicine narrates the struggles felt during the first year of medical school. The uncompromising pressure to perform at a high caliber in medical school can leave students discouraged. Here are some actionable tips to get yourself back on your feet.

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6 Tips for a Fun and Productive Summer

Summer is a great time to recharge while still being productive. Regardless of whether you are going into the medical field or something entirely different, these tips will help you enjoy a fun and productive summer!

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