July 10, 2012

Learning to Study When Starting Medical School

The classic analogy for medical school: learning t... Read more
July 3, 2012

Medical School Graduation…Finally!

I remember my first day of medical school very wel... Read more
Life in the White Coat
July 3, 2012

Trauma Drama: The Trauma Surgery Rotation

My dreaded alarm went off this morning at 6:20am and, after 3 snoozes, I finally got out of bed.  I have figured out this allows the exact amount of time... Read more
Surviving Med School
July 3, 2012

Official Survivor of the First Two Years of Med School!

I did it! I finished my M2 year of medical school. The first couple years of medical school – our basic science years – have not been easy for me.... Read more
July 3, 2012

The Summer Before Medical School

The summer before medical school is the last chanc... Read more
Board Exam Tips
June 19, 2012

USMLE® Prep (Step 1 and 2) – What Worked and...

I can’t stress this enough, so I will start and end with the same general concept: it is crucial to understand your own abilities and limitations and prepare accordingly. USMLE® Step... Read more
Life in the White Coat
June 19, 2012

3rd Year Medical Student – Welcome to My Life

Hi! My name is Valerie and I’m currently a 3rd year medical student at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX.  I am originally from Atlanta,... Read more
Surviving Med School
June 19, 2012

Blog about Medical School?

When I first got the email about an invitation to blog about medical school, I completely disregarded it. What on earth could I possibly write about?  After all, in my... Read more
June 19, 2012

Medical School Advice From My First Semester

DO NOT pull unnecessary all-nighters. I’ve p... Read more

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