Finding Yourself When You’re Out of Your Comfort Zone

Throughout a couple of my posts, I’ve written one of the reasons why I’ve enjoyed traveling. One of them being discovering your place in the world, begin to compile every aspects of the puzzles in the world, and discover how the world may work, and to thus begin to discover the beauty in humanity. I…

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Earning A Double Degree, What’s That All About?

“Whoa, so you’re earning a dual majoring in Biology and English?                                  “How does that work out?” These are the common reactions that I usually get from other people.  For my friends who are interested in earning a dual degree,…

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Tips on Shadowing

Okay, so we have heard this before, “Shadowing is one of the most important activities that we Pre-med students need to do..” I mean we stress over doing x amount of volunteering at the hospital with a physician or healthcare provider. But why is it so essential? As straightforward as the answer may seem, there’s…

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Insights From My Medical Mission:

Okay, so before I jump into this post, I just want to give you all a brief background into  my medical mission. So I pursued a two-week intensive program with Child Family Health International (CFHI) Remote Island Medicine in the Philippines, and to sum it all up, I basically got a chance to shadow an…

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How Should I Fill In My Gap Year?

Everyone has their own path to their career, whether it being in medical school, graduate school, law school, or some other sort of professional school. Though, I kept telling myself that, I have been feeling kind of anxious within the past couple of months because I felt behind in my career. It’s actually been about…

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Balancing Extracurricular Activities With School

As pre-health students, we’re often swamped with multiple activities going on in our life that we sometimes forget to take a breather, so how do we keep trudging on? Here are a few things that have helped me along the way: 1.Ranking your activities- “How is this going to help me in the long run?”…

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Quote of the week (07/15/18-07/22/18)

WHY THIS QUOTE?            Take initiative for your goals. Reflecting my time in the summer undergraduate research program has allowed me to discover the importance of using your voice. Okay, yes it sounds silly, but there’s a reason as to why I am writing this post. In our classes, we are…

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How Do You Go Above and Beyond?

Application is a pivotal role when it comes to studying as it furthers our understanding of the material. So, how do we retain the information that we have learned from studying rather than having it go down the drain? Below are some tips in how we can apply these concepts and go above and beyond…

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One Of The Most Effective Study Tips: Learn One, Do One, Teach One.

We spend a countless amount of hours allowing our brains to permeate  important information. However, once the exam comes, we suddenly forget the information that we studied. Question is,  how do we retain these important information? My professors have always emphasized the phrase “Learn one, do one, teach one.”  I did not acknowledge the importance of…

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