Histology is a class that looks at the microscopic anatomy of tissues and is taken in the M1 year of medical school. It serves as a basic introduction for classes such as pathology or microbiology. I found histology to be quite difficult since, at first, everything just looked pink and purple to me. Here are […]
Study Tips for Biochemistry
Biochemistry usually is one of the most comfortable classes in the first year of medical school since everyone has taken it at some point before matriculation. Although it may feel familiar, it’s not the same as undergraduate biochemistry. Here are a few tips that helped me in biochemistry. Read the Lecture Presentations – Most of […]
Are iPads Helpful for Medical Students?
Many people wonder if iPads are actually useful for medical students. The short answer is yes. Most of the people in my medical school classes have iPads. An iPad can be used for taking notes, annotating PowerPoint presentations, and taking photos. Most commonly, I see my fellow medical students use it as a second screen […]