Med School

Medical school tips, writings, musings, tricks and more.

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Medical School

So you got accepted into medical school!! HOORAY! Congrats on this amazing achievement, seriously, be very proud of yourself. You’ve chosen a career path that is extremely rewarding, challenging and teaches you more about people and life than you will probably find in most other careers. I know you have a lot to do before your big first day, and I want to be there to help you through every step of the process. Having gotten through my first year of medical school, there’s a lot of information and things about myself that I’ve learned in these 365 days.


Ask Me Anything!

The reddit threads with celebrities doing Ask Me Anything has always been so fascinating to me. It’s a great opportunity to get the raw opinion of the person you’re asking. That’s why I wanted to create a page dedicated to ask me anything for this blog! I love getting to know my readers, sharing my story, and sharing any bits of wisdom or knowledge I can offer. So check out the comments section below for questions that have already been asked or ask a question yourself, I’ll commit to replying to your question within 24 hours!


Top 4 Medical School Review Books for Step 1

Understanding and getting a handle on medical school review books as early as possible gives you a huge leg up when studying for the Step 1 examination. Having been in medical school for a year now, I’ve learned what works and what doesn’t when incorporating review books into my regular study schedule. I’ve listed these four review series as the most common books that I have seen and enjoy, and also the books that bring people the most success in their personal studying.


How Hurricane Irma Affected Anguilla (and how you can help)

Hurricane Irma didn’t go easy on the small island of Anguilla whatsoever when it hit land on September, 6th 2017, but this tiny island in the Caribbean was prepared from 22 years earlier after experiencing the strength of Hurricane Luis. They had built their homes and community to withstand the strength of winds around 200mph. If you are looking to contribute to the restoration of the island in any way continue reading.


The Ultimate Packing List for Medical School

Congratulations! You’ve accomplished acceptance into what is considered the highest esteemed graduate level education. You’re in store for a wild ride, but I’m here to help bring some order to the chaos. I’ve created a packing list for you that includes all of the essential items you will need in order to have an extremely successful start to your medical career!


Top Apartments for Medical Students in Anguilla

Apartment shopping in Anguilla can be a daunting task to tackle right before starting your first semester at Saint James School of Medicine. Anguilla is slowly working on it’s online presence when it comes to sharing apartments available, who to contact, etc. That is why I’ve put together a list of the best apartments to live in as a medical student in Anguilla.