Oh Deer, I’m Pregnant

The transition from pre-clinical to clinical years can be an exciting, yet challenging time. I mean, you essentially go from having classes 5 days/week and guaranteed weekends, to working 12-14 hours/day, studying 4-5 hours/night for your shelf and just trying to live. Now, I don't know about my fellow MS3's, but I have let a … Continue reading Oh Deer, I’m Pregnant

To Blog or Not to Blog?

That is seriously the question! Here are a few updates: Officially said goodbye to being an MS2! Yay! That is definitely the most important update of all lol! Second year was pretty challenging, but I am grateful for the many ways that I was stretched this year. I pray that I can continue to hold onto … Continue reading To Blog or Not to Blog?

On Panem.

To be honest, November 8th will be etched into my memory forever. As I sit here in front of my computer, I have written and rewritten this introduction more times than I would like. I wanted to paint the picture for my readers, while equating this event to Game #7 of the 2010 NBA Finals. … Continue reading On Panem.

Interviews and Inner Views: Q & A Session

  Dear Applicant,   The road towards medicine may be relatively difficult, but know that you are courageous for taking the first step and applying. This blog post is inspired by my own personal journey, and designed to give you insight. If you feel as though your questions were not answered, please comment below and … Continue reading Interviews and Inner Views: Q & A Session

Tell me About Yourself

This past summer I completed a fellowship with the Primary Care Leadership Program. On one hand, I considered the experience a test of endurance-- given this was the first time I was away from home, and Arizona is a bit on the hotter side! On the other hand, it challenged me to come to grips with … Continue reading Tell me About Yourself

[AZ] Living.

Arizona has been an absolute blast, although it has been ridiculously HOT! Yesterday was thee hottest it’s been, and registered at an astounding 124 degrees! Perhaps the heat was due to the black interior of my car—which has appropriately been named “Big Black” lol. Or, it may have genuinely been that hot outside. As a … Continue reading [AZ] Living.

Mini-Update

Hello all! Just wanted to stop by and let you all know that I am still here! My final block of first year has taken a lot of my time. Partly because I'd never learned neurobiology before, and moreso due to my "senioritis before actual senioritis." Guys and gals, I am so burnt out, but … Continue reading Mini-Update