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Tempus Fugit

So here we are, a week and a half away from the Easter break. That means there is a mere 7 and a half weeks of uni (as in time in lectures etc..) left of the year. 155 more words

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Dressing For Chilly Spring Weather

Happy Hump Day, friends! So far this week hasn’t been too bad.  It is definitely an adjustment having my hubby back on a required rotation instead of the past month of elective rotations. 244 more words


Bitter Truth of the NMAT: Part II

Part II. Learn from your Mistakes: Do’s and Don’ts for the NMAT

When Applying:

  • Go to www.cem-inc.org.ph/nmat/ and be mindful of the application period.
  • Cheap trick: if you ever encounter pixel problems for your NMAT photo and have photo editing apps such as VSCO cam, just crop your photo into a square and save it according to the needed size on the site.
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Bitter Truth of the NMAT: Part I

Part I. Why I took the NMAT twice

Contrary to popular remarks, the National Medical Admissions Test is not an old T-shirt you could scavenge out of your high school and early college “stock” knowledge, so please oh please don’t take it for granted. 619 more words

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Wednesday Around the Web: 3/29/17

Welcome to “Wednesday around the Web.” Each week we’ll feature the best #LifeofaMedStudent Tweet of the Week and I’ll share a few of the latest or greatest news articles, blogs, or research topics that I think are important to those in medical training.  584 more words

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An open letter to first years: You're doing fine

By Grace Scolyer & Alannah Murray

To our new medical students,


It’s going to be okay. No, really, you’re going to be okay. I know you feel like your world has shrunk and exploded at the same time – after spending so long as a big fish in a small pond, you’re now in an ocean crowded with bigger fish (and it’s pretty hard to breathe underwater anyway). 582 more words

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