PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: The Know How

PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: The Know How

When I first met my husband at college, he said he was a Biology major. I thought he was going to be a science teacher or something. Once we actually talked about our future dreams, my soon to be husband shared he was on the road to medical school and asked if I was...
RESIDENCY ROUND UP: Between Me & the Moon

RESIDENCY ROUND UP: Between Me & the Moon

Where I come from the trees grow majestically tall and their evergreen branches blot out all but a sliver of steely gray sky and like a fern I thrive there in the constant half dark. I left thirteen years ago and for the past nine I’ve hoped to move back, but...
SURVIVOR STORIES: Assorted Advice

SURVIVOR STORIES: Assorted Advice

My dear husband’s ENT residency was five years long, and we did a lot of “keeping our eyes on the prize” to make it through that time.  I think we were aware that life after residency wouldn’t be all sunshine and lollipops, but like anything...
PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: Gamble

PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: Gamble

I’ve always had a particular distaste for gambling. You throw away precious resources on the slight chance that you might get a return. When we began our primary applications in May, I was baffled that my husband wanted to apply to 30 schools, about half for...