I was crushed. I sobbed like something had died in me, like THIS might be the end. I felt BROKEN. I had been feeling on top of the world for the past few months: I had honored my first 2 rotations of 4th year thus far Just last month, I found out my Step 2 … Continue reading On Being Crushed, Pruned, and Humbled
Goodbye 2nd Year, Hello Step 1!
I am officially done with my 2nd year of medical school! Surreal! We had our last exam on Thursday and as soon as I clicked submit, it was like, "Whoaaa, this is really it!" Blessings! And now it's time for Step 1 studying. We have exploration week this week (i.e. exploring/ shadowing different specialties) so my … Continue reading Goodbye 2nd Year, Hello Step 1!
12 hour days?!
This week has been a BLURRRR. As I mentioned in my last post, it's exam season, and this week I'll have my last exam of 2nd year (woot woot!). It has been the LONGEST block - 13 weeks! It's also been the block with the most material - Immunology, Dermatology, Rheumatology, Microbiology/ Clinical infectious diseases, … Continue reading 12 hour days?!