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Live Out Your Dreams

Everything begins with the vision that we create for ourselves– whether it being medical school, being an ultimate body builder, or xyz. However, we create this goal for ourselves, but we don’t execute upon them… why? Don’t let your dreams go to waste, be that person that you envision yourself to be.

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Take the risk, and make the fall if it’s what you want, then it’s worth it all

I was immediately captivated by this quote the first time that I heard it. I distinctly remember talking to my aunt a couple of years ago expressing to her that I was afraid to take a chance on applying to this program in high school. She then uttered this phrase to me, and I have…

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Feeling Lost Can Mean Being Found

The title does seem to be a bit paradoxical, but it does seem to be true. Feeling lost can absolutely be your guide to what you want in your life.  I’ve been contemplating about writing this post, maybe because I thought that I had everything all planned out, but nothing ever goes accordingly to what…

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Food: Review

Hong Kong was definitely a trip that is worth remembering– the people, the places, and most of all, the FOOD.  I must say that because I am a pescatarian (my diet mostly consist of seafood– I don’t eat poultry), it was pretty challenging obtaining fresh produce. Nonetheless, the food was pretty ah-may-zing!! Although we can get…

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When Life Just Becomes Too Much

We all see articles about “burnout” or patients talking about anxiety/depression/etc, but it’s so different reading and hearing these things when we actually become the patients ourselves. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, I chose to dedicate this post to you all who are feeling burnt out. Honestly, I don’t know where to begin.…

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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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Chinese Medicine Experience

I’ve been introduced to Chinese Medicine at a young age, but have not fully grasped into the theory and practice. This summer, I was given a wonderful opportunity to be in the Traditional Chinese Medicine Department in Hong Kong. There are so many things to learn in Chinese Medicine, but I will write about some…

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