I’m a little late to the New Year’s resolution list this year, but I think part of that is because I want to make it a real ‘To-Do’ list. A lot happened in 2015. I graduated from UCDavis, went to Europe on an epic adventure for a month, studied my brains out for the MCAT … More Resolutions – 2016
After putting my resume out in the world and receiving two really cool job offers, I took the position as a scribe for a cardiologist via ScribeAmerica. As the site was new to the ScribeAmerica company, soon after training started I was promoted to Chief Scribe! Talk about right place at the right time! So … More Training as a Scribe and Other Adventures
It takes a full month before your MCAT scores are released. This is just enough time for everyone you know to pester you and ask if you’ve gotten the scores, make jokes about taking forever, and for you to perfect your explanation of how scoring works. I mean a month might seem long, but you … More MCAT Revisited
It has been 2 weeks now since I made my trip to San Francisco to take the MCAT. The day before I was oddly calm and that scared me more than a racing heart and frantic thoughts. I told myself not to study as suggested by Kaplan. I figured if I’m going to trust them … More Studying for the MCAT: Part 2
With my MCAT a week away now I feel very tired of studying. For the past few days I’ve only been reviewing content half as hard core as before, but I’m still feeling pretty good about my content review….let just not talk about how bad my timing is on reading the passages! Here on out … More Silly Sock Sunday – MCAT Edition
The MCAT is the Medical School Admissions Test for those just starting out. It is a lovely 7 hour test that you should set aside 3 solid months with endless nights studying, stressing, and worrying. It’s the test every doctor I’ve shadowed has had some piece of advice about. With so many physicians out there … More Studying for the MCAT: Part 1
Right after transferring to UCDavis I became a Campus Tour Guide. My official title was “Campus Ambassador” which sounds so much cooler. 🙂 One month of training walking backwards and practicing a 20-page script in the sun and the rain was worth the nearly 2 solid years building up my calf muscles on the 3-mile … More End of the Campus Job Era
There are 3 Main branches of medical schools to think about before applying to medschool and the consideration of going to PA school. Traditionally, most people tend to only think about allopathic med schools where they would get a degree as an MD or Medical Doctor. However, Osteopathic and podiatric school offer the same training … More MD, DO, DPM, PA… What to choose?
Beautiful Boy By: David Sheff It will be so frustrating at first but as you follow the story of an addict through the thoughts of a caring father you learn his point of view. This book helped me understand the emotion/feeling of helplessness and how a father who doesn’t know what to do will do … More Books Every Pre-Med Should Read
This is a brand new blog! Soon I will be posting all sorts of fun articles about Pre-Med advice, Medschool applications, MCAT study tips, and general life in the gap year. If there’s any articles you’d like to see comment below, in the mean time, sit tight and click the follow button! #lifeinthegap – Megan … More Hello world!