Preparing for Long Exams

What does anyone learn about anyone else by making them take a test for more than 4 hours? It may be a secret of the universe why burning out our brains equals aptitude but most of us have had to suffer through at least one of these like the SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT,... Continue Reading →

The Traveling Interview

Interview season is upon us. It’s a confusing time not for the actual event itself but the whole getting there effectively and efficiently. In most careers, you might go on 3 or 4 interviews at a time before getting an offer or finding a place you think will work well until you’re ready to move... Continue Reading →

The Personal Statement: Getting Started

Ah the personal statement. What’s better than having to write out the hows and whys of your thought processes, ambitions and goals all while making yourself seem highly likeable and engaging all within a few paragraphs? If you answered “I’d rather put my hands in boiling water” or something with a similar, dramatic feel then... Continue Reading →

Get Mentored!

I recently got the opportunity to meet with a bunch of premeds recently and besides remember the anxiety they radiate as a group (and I’m almost done with med school, poor things) but I also remembered that the one thing that would have made my journey infinitely less of a disaster and confusing was if... Continue Reading →

10 Things to Ask at Your Medical School Interviews

Originally posted February 2015 Also applies to many professional school! Since being a student ambassador I’ve learned at lot things that are really important to medical school applicants and what it important for them to know when choosing a school. I have also learned what potential students find important to their personal experience. Luckily, I’m... Continue Reading →

The Art in Notes

Originally posted July 2014 I am an avid note taker, whether it be in class, during my own study time or just things I need to remember. One of my favorite things to do as I take notes is draw! As a visual learner, drawing makes learning easier and more fun, at least for me.... Continue Reading →

10 Mistakes of the PreMed

Originally posted May 2014 And 10 ways to make sure you don’t make them 1. Doing a ton of stuff Want to know a secret? Medical school don’t really care how much you’ve done, how many clubs you are in or how many times you have volunteered. They like those things, but if it's a... Continue Reading →

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