One thing I’ve learning while being a medical student is that not only is learning how to care for patients a heavy load, but so is being a patient. In college, I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. After years of feeling fatigue, brain fog, unexplained weight gain, and hypersensitivity to temperature change, I was put on […]
Should You Take a Gap Year?
With the rising competitiveness of medical school, the level of anxiety students face increases as each year goes by. Many students are unaware of the specialty they want to pursue when entering medical school and even if they are sure, most end up changing their mind upon entering clinical clerkships. This, in turn, gives medical […]
Should All of Your College Classes be in Medicine?
By the title of this blog, you were probably thinking the answer is “yes, of course.” While colleges may have other required courses for graduation, I want to take a moment to discuss the feeling of guilt when there is free space in your schedule. It is important to take the prerequisite classes necessary for […]