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Winter-Spring 2012 (The rest of Sophomore year)

So, it’s been a  while. Life’s been crazy, you know?

Anyway, Winter break was much needed. I don’t think I did much of anything. I probably looked into internships, and I probably attempted to review Orgo I stuff in preparation for Orgo II. 1,148 more words


Medical School Update And Looking Forward

So I have been hard at work getting volunteer shifts in the Emergency Department of my local hospital, as well as working a full-time job.  Let me tell you, my life is so busy that I hardly have any time to do anything, let alone write a blog post here or there.   269 more words


Spring Break '17 (Puerto Peñasco, Mexico)

Hello friends! Wow, what a hectic week it has been. Life has finally slowed down enough for me to share all that went down on my ISL (International Service Learning) trip to Mexico. 1,771 more words

Five strategies I learned from self-studying for the MCAT (twice)

No silver bullet

A little while ago, a friend asked for some study tips as she prepared to take the Medical College Admission Test. After self-studying for the MCAT twice (and doing much better the second time around), I had learned five key strategies, all of which required daily discipline and hard work: 2,008 more words


Match Day

Match Day is the third Friday of every March where fourth year medical students learn where they will continue their study (residency, internship, or fellowship) for the next three to seven years. 266 more words

Ancestry DNA Results

It has been the weirdest feeling growing up my entire life and not knowing where I am from. Envying others that can trace back their ancestors centuries ago isn’t the most common thing I assume. 258 more words


How to Ace MCAT Questions about Separations and Purifications, Gel Electrophoresis, and Size Exclusion Chromatography

This is to help you understand MCAT questions from the Separations and Purifications content category about gel electrophoresis and size exclusion chromatography.

Big molecules elute fastest in size exclusion chromatography. 171 more words