Hello beautiful people! It's definitely been a WHILE. I'll admit I haven't been the most consistent but so much has happened these past two months - I finished my 2nd semester of MEDPATH, retook the MCAT (as required for the conditional acceptance), went on a 8 day bus hopping trip, and started the summer portion … Continue reading I’m All The Way Up!
Exactly a year ago I had my interview at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. It's crazy to think a year has gone by. Like how?? I still remember coming for the reception dinner the night before my interview and meeting the current MEDPATH students. I remember the morning of the interview trying to … Continue reading A Year Already? How Sway?!
Second semester is in full swing and the grind is REAL. Before I get into all that in a later post, I'ld like to provide some insight into what first semester was like. Particularly for those interested in the OSU MEDPATH program - I believe the applications are due end of this week! As I've … Continue reading First Semester Reflections
Happy New Year! I realize this is a bit late considering we're already 8 days in - let's just ignore that tidbit. First semester flew by fast! I'll be writing a reflection post on that shortly. The post will include details on the classes I took, the challenges along the way, how I studied for … Continue reading Happy New Year + Goal Setting
There are different paths to medical school, as seen through my blog. One path is through a program that offers conditional acceptance, such as Drexel's Pathway to Medical School Program (DPMS). Note: Their application deadline this year is April 24, 2015. Although having a strong science background, Ric, a 2nd year at Drexel Med, still encountered his … Continue reading Meet Ric – A 2nd Year Med Student at Drexel University
"Don't fake it till you make it. Fake it till you become it." - Amy Cuddy It's been a while since I wrote about the med school application process - Life's been crazy busy on my end. I've had it on my mind for some time now, to share the important video below on body language, confidence, … Continue reading Interviews: Confidence, Confidence!
Let's talk secondaries. Earlier in the summer, when I initially wrote about my plan to tackle secondaries, I was determined to utilize all the Do's and Don'ts I had gathered. My goal: To make sure it was as stress-free as possible. I've been done with them for quite some time now, so this post is definitely … Continue reading Secondaries: Lessons Learned
What happens when you don't get in the first time? You DON'T give up. Instead, you reflect, change your approach, and attack it again. And that's precisely what Micky did. Micky is a first year medical student at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. After an unsuccessful medical school application cycle, he did not … Continue reading Meet Micky – A 1st Year Med Student at Icahn School of Med at Mt. Sinai
From professional athlete to medical student, Olivia certainly had an interesting journey to med school. She ran Track professionally for a year before going into medical school. I am very excited to feature her as a med student spotlight! Check out Olivia's story and her words of advice. So what led you to pursue medicine? … Continue reading Meet Olivia – A 2nd Year Med Student at University of Texas Med Branch
Billy is a 3rd year medical student at Temple University School of Medicine. I met him last year at the SNMA Region VIII Conference at Temple. Side note: SNMA conferences are great avenues to meet minorities in medicine. I met Billy and other down-to-earth medical students who showed me that hey, med students are normal … Continue reading Meet Billy – A 3rd Year Med Student at Temple University