I always say that everyone has a different style of learning. For example, some people would swear that sketchy is the key to success. Personally, I’m not a fan of sketchy. I just find the illustrations too….well not connecting? I’m just not a fan of the illustrations and they don’t stick with me. Again, I … Continue reading My New Favorite Study Aid: “Bacterionomicon”
As far as I am aware of, at least most medical schools have it so that your first semester would consist of the basic science courses. In other words, it is second semester when you start going more into a system based system, studying the illnesses and drugs for that system. Since they are differently … Continue reading Medical School: second semester vs first semester
Classes are back in session. The best part of second semester first year is no more anatomy labs. While some people enjoy them, I am not the hugest fan for multiple of reasons. But that’s for another time. I will say I am a bit sad to return to the grind after relaxing and experiencing … Continue reading What now? Me getting Organized.
In one of my adventures this month, I was exploring the city of Seattle, Washington. Here is Part 2 out of 4. Part 1: First Starbucks This part is rather short. It was a busy day, but there was one memorable spot I went to, the First Starbucks… sort of. I love coffee, like most of … Continue reading December Adventures Seattle Part 2
It’s been a while since my last post. Mainly because, I’ve been busy with finishing my term. I am glad to say that I have passed all my courses. So what does that mean? And why should you care that I passed? Well for one, I might be your doc in your future, lol. Or … Continue reading I’m back and Medical School Structure
I feel like I see this more in medical school than in any other academic institution I have been in, and that is the “what ifs”. Having talked to several people, I know it is not just me. When school started, I was very optimistic and happy. The hardest part was over right? Well, no. It … Continue reading “What ifs” in Medical School
Thanksgiving is tomorrow and therefore, I do not have class for the remainder of this week. I, personally, am going home to spend time with my parents. But, I do know many people who are staying at school. While it is a nice break from everything, I probably am going to study for parts of … Continue reading Thanksgiving is Tomorrow, What a Medical Student Will Be Doing
Studying in medical school differs from any of my previous experiences. Mainly from the fact that it is heavy memorization. This is probably the reason people struggle. Within my brief time at school, I have seen how people struggle with their studies. Ignoring all those who just procrastinate and not study until the day before the … Continue reading How I study in medical school.
It is almost Thanksgiving which means it is also the winter holidays. Therefore, it is almost the end of first semester of my medical journey. Today, I’ve been thinking of all the things that took place already. One thing that caught me by surprise in medical school was all the drama. Not to say drama … Continue reading Drama in Medical School