Personal Statement: Building Your Essay

In my last personal statement post I went over getting started, but it was just that. A start. In this next installment, we’re going to get to the meat of the situation and how to build up your personal statement. By adding some body. It’s what we’re here for. Know how long your statement should... 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 →

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 →

Surviving Finals

Originally posted April 2014 A guide to getting through the last week and worst week of the semester I’ve seen a lot of final exam weeks in my day. And for the first time this year I saw finals from an outsider’s perspective, since I’m not currently in school. So I’ve compiled some tips to... Continue Reading →

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