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.
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 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.
Around the conclusion of each year, we all have moments of introspection. How can we finish the year strong and improve for the next? Here are the keys for happiness and success from one year to the next.