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Med Student Stereotypes

Med School Stereotypes (The 21 types of medical students You’ll Meet)

Spend anytime as a med student and you’ll notice very different breeds of people. Some have endearing quirks, others are just plain strange. Either way, med school stereotypes, of which there are quite a few, abound. Personally, I straddle quite a few of the 21 characteristics on this (by no means exhaustive) list. It’s largely …

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Famous Medical School Dropouts

10 famous medical school dropouts (Darwin, Gasol And More!)

Failing medical school need not be so daunting. Plenty of people, from worlds as diverse as elite sports, literature, entertainment and exploration, have done just that. All while making a name for themselves anyway. Famous med school dropouts you might not know about? Charles Darwin Roald Amundsen Andre Breton Jonathan Safran Foer Pau Gasol And …

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Study Techniques Like the Pomodoro Method

10 Powerful Study Techniques Like the Pomodoro Method (Useful Alternatives)

The pomodoro method, although a personal favorite study technique of mine, is only the tip of the iceberg as far as productivity methods go. If you’re looking for alternatives that achieve similar results; ones that let you study more medicine in less time, there are plenty of powerful alternatives. From the five-minute rule, the Eisenhower …

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What are the Best Hobbies for a Medical School Application?

What are the Best Hobbies for a Medical School Application?

The best hobbies for a medical school application should be ones you’re the most passionate about. Because that’s where your personal assets; responsibility, commitment and drive, are most on display. Each of these are qualities that any medical admissions office will value and appreciate. Putting together a medical school application is difficult. Each system, whether …

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