"...made me realize that medicine is not always rainbows and butterflies, and there are times where you have to learn to be human in order to comfort emotional and scared patients. I saw this and it did not turn me away. That was when I knew medicine is my calling." Not only is doctor shadowing … Continue reading Oversized scrubs, face masks, hair nets, and shoe covers? It’s shadowing time!
Allora, I will now appeal to your taste buds by take you to the town of the original parmesan cheese and prosciutto ham 🙂 Of course, this is not the hospital kind of scrub but rather the kitchen/factory kind (aka the yummy kind)! As part of the program itinerary, we traveled to Parma, Italy to … Continue reading Scrub up for Parma, Italia!
❤ Italy will always have a pisa my heart ❤ After getting off the Trenitalia Regionale, I stepped into what seemed like a small and quiet town. The town was not what I expected because there were very little people at first. As usual, the scenery was quite beautiful. Navigating from the train station to … Continue reading Pisa
...okay maybe not "conquered," but I definitely survived it! Excuse my dramatization 😉 Hello and welcome back! This week I'd like to talk to you about how I prepared for the MCAT. I hope that if you are thinking about taking the MCAT or already preparing for it, that I will be able to provide … Continue reading MCAT: How I divided and conquered….
Milan! The last place I thought I would get to visit! Although for this day trip I only visited the Duomo and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, it was still a great experience to actually see the 4th largest cathedral in the world and the fashion capital of Italy 🙂 Once again, we took the train … Continue reading Milan
Hello and welcome to my first travel blog! I traveled to Italy from May-June 2016 as part of a study abroad program. I went to many places in Italy and will be covering each city with full details in separate posts 🙂 Oh Venice, it's as beautiful as you imagine it. The scenery is the … Continue reading Venice
...we are unable to consider you further for admissions...it was decided that you are not competitive enough..." The worst beginning to a sentence that I dread to read every time I open a medical school admissions decision e-mail....The kind of sentences that makes you feel empty, inadequate, and simply all-over numb. This week was rough because … Continue reading “We regret to inform you that….