How I’m Spending my “Last Summer Ever”

Everyone always says the summer between your first and second year of medical school is “the last summer break you’ll ever have”, so spend it wisely! There are a couple of options to pick from when thinking about how to spend this last chance summer. Do nothing. Chill, relax, travel, enjoy your family and friends-…

MCAT tips: MCAT is on the horizon

MCAT season is here! I know many of you have already taken this daunting test, but for you future medical students who haven’t, I am beginning a series titled MCAT tips. Every couple of days I will upload a new post that highlights tips for getting that score you deserve. These strategies are what worked…

A Pre-med in the Operation Room

  My first opportunity to shadow a surgeon in the OR was something magical. I have learned so much already and I haven’t even begun medical school yet (2 more months)!  The number one lesson I have learned so far is: Do not let fear impede your success.  I used to be so afraid to…

What’s on my plate?

Wake up, Bake up.  Perfect way to start my morning: with: hot white chocolate mocha  and: crispy almond croissant at the Bean Gallery. 

FIT CHICK ON A BUDGET!

I have been active all of my life, so when I find myself not finding the time to exercise or be active, it really kills me. When you’re just starting on your medical path, you’ll find that exercise kind of starts to fall by the wayside. DON’T LET THIS HAPPEN. By the end of my…

What’s in my cup?

Happy Hour my current OBESESSION: iced chai tea latte  from my new current obsession: St. Roch Market.

5 Essentials for Effective Studying

Candles candles are lifeeee, okay?! I was never really into candles in the past, but I have a new found love for these little pieces of heaven. Candles really help relieve stress for me and ease my mind while I’m studying. Candles are such a key to my process because I genuinely feel such a…

MY SECRET TO CLEAR SKIN!

I got tired of having to wear makeup and did something about my troubled skin! You can too. Here’s how I went from struggle skin to #skingoals!