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Too old for medical school?

You’re in a place of change… Years have accumulated since your college graduation and while others are moving on with their lives building their careers...

Dear Pre-Med Student…

Dear Pre-Med Student, You knew this wouldn’t be a walk in the park…   The moment you proudly said, “I want to be a doctor”...

Mastering Your To-Do List

Let’s face it, we live busy lives that won’t be slowing down any time soon. Even if you weren’t (or aren’t) on the path to...

Profile of the Successful Pre-Med Student

Hey, future docs! I am so happy to share some “words of wisdom” with you from my AMAZING tutor I had when I was in...

The Dreaded, “So Tell Me About Yourself”

“So tell me about yourself…” How can such a simple question be so hard? Think about it…when you’re asked this straight-forward question, it opens up...

Anatomy 101

I’ve been a little MIA on my blog lately but for good reason. I started residency. Need I say more? Lol. I’m starting to settle...

A Surgeon Writes…

I wanted to share this with you… It’s a true story written by an orthopedic surgeon. Not only is he a phenomenal surgeon, he is...

How to Get STRONG Letters of Recommendation

Admissions committees don’t know you personally. They have to make a decision based off of what they see on paper. One thing that I’ve learned...

Dear High School Student: Your Jump Starter Kit to “Doctorhood”

Being a senior high school student is EXCITING! You’re wrapping up your “childhood” and will soon be catapulted into adulthood where going to class is...

Adversity is Inevitable: 5 Life Principles To Weather the Storms of Life!

It didn’t take me long to realize that surviving this long, tumultuous road to becoming a doctor would require more than “smarts”. This became very...

Success Story #6: How A Strong Academic Record Opens Doors

Pre-Med Years   Why did you decide to become a doctor? I really enjoyed my science classes throughout high school, especially AP Biology and AP...

5 Things I Wish I Knew BEFORE I Applied To Medical School

#1 The MCAT does NOT equate to your potential as a medical student or future physician As I write this, I am a month shy...
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