Reflections on the First 3 Weeks of Medical School

I have just experienced my first three weeks of medical school and it has been amazing! The first week was a series of orientation sessions to get us familiar with the medical program while the second week was the official start of classes. I would love to share my experiences with you! What I loveContinue reading “Reflections on the First 3 Weeks of Medical School”

Living a Less Distracted Life…Focusing on What Counts

Today, I was reminded once again what an incredible blessing it is to have children. I cannot think of another experience in my life that has challenged me, refined me and simultaneously made my heart full¬†more than being a mother. There are days when I am in tears from the frustration and exhaustion of parentingContinue reading “Living a Less Distracted Life…Focusing on What Counts”

Ten Tips to Be at Your Best on MCAT Exam Day

You’ve studied. You’ve given it your best. And now exam day is nearly here. I would like to share with you some tips that helped me to be at my best in the lead up to the MCAT and finally on the day of the exam itself. Start getting to bed early and slow downContinue reading “Ten Tips to Be at Your Best on MCAT Exam Day”

The Beauty of Mentorship…A Brother’s Love

When I was growing up, I had the privilege of attending the Johnny Academy. This was not your typical school or institution. This was a valuable one-on-one learning experience with none another than my big brother Jonathan (hence the “Johnny” Academy). He was 13 years old and I was 7 when we first started. ItContinue reading “The Beauty of Mentorship…A Brother’s Love”