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On Confidence and Ambition

Confidence is something I’ve always struggled with, in more ways than one. I struggle with it personally, knowing that I don’t truly think myself a confident person. 880 more words


"Psychiatry isn't a real branch of medicine" says Ryan the premed who is hooked on Ritalin

From The Premed Diaries:

An unfortunate fact of being a premed student is that we are required to take electives in the humanities and social sciences.

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TCMC Student Blog

“Weekly posts,” he said. “It’ll be fun,” he said.


You might have noticed that this past weekend has been slightly less Hectic (good for you!), and you’re not wrong. 60 more words

Pre Med

On the subject of 'realness'

So, I’m not a big fan of getting my hopes up.  I think I mentioned that once before, and it’s still true.  Hope, if it turns out to be false, can be crushing.   385 more words

In the Books

My first year of medical school is officially in the books and I must say that I’m glad to move on. First year was definitely challenging in many ways, but it also made me stronger – very much a ‘trial by fire’ sort of affair. 683 more words

Med School

Involuntary Volunteerism

Another excerpt from the novel The Premed Diaries:

“No, I don’t want to volunteer,” I whined to Chester as we stood in front of a bulletin board advertising the fact that the local hospital was looking for volunteers.

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A few post acceptance tips

So, as orientation is just around the corner, I thought I’d give a few tips/ideas on what happens after you get accepted to medical school.  Now, of course I only have experience with MUN for this, but from what I’ve gathered, most of these things are pretty general to Canadian medical schools. 458 more words