Before you embark on your dedicated Step 1 study time, it is essential to prepare and have a schedule in place lest you become aimless in your studies, or lose track of your progress. This was one of the tips that every person I talked to advised, and I certainly found it to be crucial […]
Medical School Class Attendance: Should it Be Mandatory?
I was recently asked this question through an interview and it made me think back to my last three years in medical school because, for us, class attendance was not mandatory. My class along with thousands of other students around the nation have the luxury of having their lectures recorded and posted so that they […]
We Need To Rethink How We Teach Each Other
With fourth-year almost complete, I’ve reflected on my experiences throughout medical school. One thing I noticed is how poorly teaching is incentivized for residents and medical students. Fellow med students, think about how you write notes. You are afraid of being wrong. Let’s be honest here, as third-years we barely have any idea what is going […]