Reflecting on 2019…Looking Ahead to 2020

I just wanted to wish all my readers a happy holiday season and an exciting year as we enter a new decade! For some of you 2019 may have been a tough year (I know it was for me!). I think it’s important to reflect on both the successes and failures. A review of theContinue reading “Reflecting on 2019…Looking Ahead to 2020”

Ten Tips to Excelling on Your Interview

The interview does not have to be a daunting step in your journey to getting into medical school or to getting that desired job. With the appropriate preparation, you can face it with confidence and boldness, knowing that you have worked hard and have the ability to succeed! The medical school interview has evolved inContinue reading “Ten Tips to Excelling on Your Interview”

Rising from a Stumbling Block

“I am not concerned that you have fallen — I am concerned that you arise” Abraham Lincoln When working towards a goal, there will be moments when you may hit a stumbling block. I had a moment like this last Friday when I learned that one of the medical schools I had applied to sent out theirContinue reading “Rising from a Stumbling Block”

How to Achieve Success on the MCAT…Lessons Learned from Two Retakes

A few weeks ago, a reader asked me for some tips to prepare for the MCAT. I would be happy to share the techniques I used and in particular what I learned from having sat it 3 times over a period of 10 years! I didn’t feel my scores on the first two attempts wereContinue reading “How to Achieve Success on the MCAT…Lessons Learned from Two Retakes”

Exam Results Are In…The MCAT Has Been Conquered!

The MCAT is an exam that many aspiring doctors have to take in in order to apply to medical school. It is a brutal, almost 7-hour long exam that requires months of preparation and studying. I sat the exam on August 5th and after weeks of waiting for my MCAT results, my scores finally cameContinue reading “Exam Results Are In…The MCAT Has Been Conquered!”