The MS0s are firing away on their Facebook class page and one question is "How do you study in Medical School?" Everyone has heard the phrase that medical school is like trying to drink water from a fire hydrant. Oh boy - so much truth in that statement. Everyone studies a little bit differently in … Continue reading Drinking water from a fire hydrant, how I study in Medical School.
Recently I was asked the questions "What Biology classes should I take to prepare for the MCAT" According to the AAMC you need a minimum of: One year of biology One year of physics One year of English Two years of chemistry (through organic chemistry) Not all medical schools are the same though, check out … Continue reading What Biology classes should I take to prepare for the MCAT?
Most U.S. Medical School's follow the same general curriculum plan: years 1 and 2 in classroom lecture, year 3 six rotations (surgery, internal, family, pediatrics, psychology, obgyn), year 4 more rotations and electives and interviewing for residency! There have been two schools of learning for years 1 and 2. Some schools use the organ system model … Continue reading Medical School Curriculum
STEP 1 is the beast that all U.S. medical students must face during their second year of medical school. It has been termed "the most important exam of your career". Welp. I'm taking STEP 1 mid June and I have been on the study grind since late January (started late due to a trip to … Continue reading STEP One Study Plan
I forgot I had a blog in college (freshman year). Completely slipped my mind. My brain does that - takes what should be a vivid memory and eliminates that neuronal map from my brain, so that unless I have a very good reminder of an event I might never remember it. A few weeks ago … Continue reading Time