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the title, the summer, the identity?

Rinfrescante means “refreshing” in Italian, a language I am completely in the dark about. In fact, the only things I know in relation to Italy is well, the food and the fact that I enjoy it greatly. 261 more words


Oweek survived

So, I survived Oweek.

Honestly, you wouldn’t think that Oweek would be something that needed to be ‘survived,’ but I beg to differ! Five days jam packed full of activities, day and night would tire out a better person than me – and I was sober throughout the whole thing! 343 more words

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