My Last Rotation…Allergy and Immunology. What’s Next?

I am excited to announce that about one week ago, I completed my very last clerkship rotation of medical school! It felt quite surreal and also a reminder that in just a few months, I will be graduating from medical school. I had an excellent experience on my last rotation which was in Allergy andContinue reading “My Last Rotation…Allergy and Immunology. What’s Next?”

My Medical School Interview is Done!

Yesterday, I had an amazing day as I went through my medical school interview experience. After an intense few weeks of preparation, it was finally time to face the interview! The venue was downtown, 50 minutes away from our house. My husband and children (my cheering squad) were eager to accompany me to the interview so theyContinue reading “My Medical School Interview is Done!”

A Step Closer…An Interview Invitation to Medical School

For the past several years, it has been my hope to pursue a career in medicine. Although there have been setbacks, delays and disappointments, I am happy to announce that I received an invitation to interview at my top-choice medical school! January had been a tough month for me with multiple refusals from several medical schools.Continue reading “A Step Closer…An Interview Invitation to Medical School”

When You Have Fallen Face-down

January was a tough month in regards to my medical school applications. I heard back from three more schools and sadly, they did not invite me for an interview.  It felt like one blow after another, like the man in the arena, who is “face-down”. Sharing the news with friends and family was difficult to do. I hadContinue reading “When You Have Fallen Face-down”

All Medical School Applications are in…Let the Waiting Games Begin!

Today I submitted the last of my medical school applications and it was a very rewarding feeling to hit the final “submit” button! I have also verified that the universities I have applied to have received all supporting documents and transcripts so I am relieved that this is all under control! I have one lastContinue reading “All Medical School Applications are in…Let the Waiting Games Begin!”

If At First You Don’t Succeed…Try Again With the Right Attitude!

When I applied to one local medical school in 2012, I remember the process being quite harrowing. I felt enormous pressure to succeed and I didn’t want to disappoint or let anyone down. The days seemed to crawl by as I waited for months to find out if I would be invited for an interview.Continue reading “If At First You Don’t Succeed…Try Again With the Right Attitude!”