4 New Year’s Resolutions for Pre-Medical Students

Being a pre-medical student means committing to a years-long process aimed at ultimately gaining admission to medical school. No matter

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Board Preparation: Training for a Marathon, not a Sprint 

The first key to success on the boards is using practice questions to develop your “hunch reflex.” If you’re a

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Advice from 20+ interviews: Part 2

Don’t miss Part I of this article, which covered how to prepare before the interview and general interview advice. COMMON INTERVIEW

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Advice from 20+ interviews: Part 1

I did 21 interviews. Don’t ask how much it cost because I don’t enjoy thinking about it! Basically, it was

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Managing Anxiety on Test Day

Taking the MCAT can be a nerve-wracking experience. In fact, many students develop significant test anxiety as a result of

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Managing Bipolar Disorder in Medical School

Two days before interviewing at the medical school I now attend, I couldn’t get out of bed. At the nadir

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Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Students With Disabilities in Medical School

By Lisa M. Meeks, Ph.D., UCSF School of Medicine, Gregory Moorehead, Ed.D. University of Chicago, and Timothy Montgomery, MA, University of California,

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Chronicles of a Med Student: All Aboard the Financial Struggle Bus

I remember the sheer joy of ripping open the letter that granted me a medical school spot. Everything was roses

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How To Overcome Adversity in Professional School

After coming home from a long day at the library studying for my cardiology exam, I get a phone call

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Study Smarter, Not Harder

Occasionally when I am browsing the online forums on SDN, I come across an unfortunate statement like this: “I studied so

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Quick Guide to SDN Resources

You’re probably familiar with Student Doctor Networks’ forum community. And if you’re reading this, you probably know that we publish

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