What to Wear to a PA / Med School Interview (For Women)

The age-old question haunts every girl at some point “What should I wear?” School interviews are especially stressful as it can be difficult to even find nice looking professional attire for women. Then, of course, there is the debate of skirt or pants, heels or flats, hair up or down, and how do I find a … More What to Wear to a PA / Med School Interview (For Women)

The Importance of Volunteer Work (and Giving Yourself Credit)

“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud” – Maya Angelou This quote is what drives me to get out of bed each morning and make the world a little brighter each day. As the title above implies, volunteer work, even outside of medicine, is very important in one’s application to PA school (and medical … More The Importance of Volunteer Work (and Giving Yourself Credit)

Adventures at WVSOM: Medical School Interview Edition!

It’s officially 48 hours since a finished my interview at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, WV! That means I’ve replayed all the minute details in my head about 96 times and while I think the interview and situational assessments went well, I keep thinking about how I could have done better. However, … More Adventures at WVSOM: Medical School Interview Edition!

Surviving the Wait for Interviews #lifeintheinterviewgap

It has been a few weeks since I’ve completed my secondary applications. That’s a total of 15 secondaries each with an average of 5-8 essays each. When discussing my writing with my pre-med advisors and others who helped proofread, each of them kept reminding me that, though I can explain each activity I did beautifully … More Surviving the Wait for Interviews #lifeintheinterviewgap