PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: The Gift of Time

PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: The Gift of Time

Quite frequently throughout this process I have thrown my hands up in frustration and said, “When did they expect you to start all this?? Kindergarten??” Between all the requirements for the medical school application process, I felt like there just weren’t enough...
MED SCHOOL MADNESS: Long Distance Relationship

MED SCHOOL MADNESS: Long Distance Relationship

Long distance relationship. Most people have a heavy heart when they hear these words since long distance is definitely a challenge! But today I want to give some tips, tricks and advice on navigating a LDR with someone in the medical journey. Long distance is hard...
SURVIVOR STORIES: A Bracelet

SURVIVOR STORIES: A Bracelet

A few days ago, my seven year old asked me why I wear the same bracelet every day.  “Do you ever take it off, Mommy?”  I explained that the only times I remove it are when I’m stirring something hot on the stove, because it heats up and hurts my wrist.  Otherwise,...
PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: Tips for Interview Season

PRE-MED PERSPECTIVE: Tips for Interview Season

Tips for Interview Season   It’s officially interview season and while we have heard and read about the proper ways to interview for jobs, medical school interviews are a little bit different. During my husbands’ preparation for medical school interviewing he worked...
RESIDENCY ROUND-UP: All Hail the Chief

RESIDENCY ROUND-UP: All Hail the Chief

I’m lying here next to my husband who has, as he so often does, fallen asleep halfway through the show we were watching. And halfway through is pretty good: more often than not, he’s out before the first fifteen minutes pass. He stays awake long enough to...