Depending on when your program starts, you may have a couple of months between your previous place in life and medical school. If so, here are a couple of ideas to consider as you prepare for medical school: 1) Networking As your environment changes from undergrad, graduate school, or working, you will need to develop a new network of friends, professors, and mentors. Maybe your … Continue reading The Summer Before Medical School
For me, one of the best places is the local public track. Find out the reasons who you should consider exercising and getting cardio on a public running track near you. Continue reading The Best Place to Run Outdoors
7 Secrets of a Top Residency Personal Statement By Guest Blogger Darla Your residency application will start at any point from the end of May (or end of June if you are an overseas applicant) through the Electronic Residency Application Service or ERAS. This system allows you to upload all of the documentation that the different programs will be looking for and for you to … Continue reading 7 Secrets of a Top Residency Personal Statement
Create a Winning AMCAS Application! For Freebie Friday today, we have another Accepted.com webinar! Grab your seat for an event that will make a huge impact on your AMCAS application’s success! Join our friends over at Accepted for a live webinar on Wednesday, June 29th at 5pm PT hosted by one of their senior admissions consultants, Alicia McNease Nimonkar. Learn how you can increase your chances of getting accepted. Save … Continue reading Freebie Friday: AMCAS Webinar!
I have been serious about blogging for almost a year now and my most requested articles are about getting to know more about me. I often try to stay private & professional but I am going to do a “Get to Know Me” Blogging challenge, so here are 101 things about me (Pt. 1!) 1. My full name is Ashley Roxanne Peterson. 2. I was … Continue reading Who is Ashley Roxanne? Pt. 1
Board prep for Step 1 or USMLE 1 from medical student Valerie who took it recently Continue reading What I Learned While Studying for Step 1
How to reduce salt in your diet, eat better, and work on your hypertension / high blood pressure Continue reading Eat Less Salt – Now!
Keeping Your Faith in Medicine By: Trisha Therese Medicine is a field where every action you take has to be justified by research and scientific evidence. But as a Christian, the founding principles of what I believe are based on faith and things that I can’t prove or see. It’s important for me to uphold my religious beliefs but I’m not going to lie, since I started medical … Continue reading Keeping Your Faith in Medicine
The Pre-med Guide for High School Students Continue reading The Pre-med Guide for High School Students
Today we have one of my oldest friends Bianca Marks sharing her story. Bianca is a medical school student at Meharry and she has a cool perspective for anyone who wants to pursue medicine and learn how a medical student’s life operates. 1. Who are you to the world? My name is Bianca Marks. I’m from the Atlanta suburbs and am a student at … Continue reading Interview with a Meharrian: The Bianca Marks Story
Remember the Post-Bacc Story by Melissa who blogs at www.charliemel.blogspot.com? Well as you take summer courses this summer think of this article as your guide! Summer Registration: During undergrad, I always had in mind what classes I’d be taking the next semester, and I always followed that. This method worked for me, so even now as a post-bacc student I’m doing the same thing. There … Continue reading Summer Registration: Summer Classes & Beyond