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The Importance of Sleep for Medical Students

By |2019-11-15T12:50:31-05:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Medical Student Resources|Tags: , , |

The Importance of Sleep for Medical Students It’s no secret that students are victim to sleep deprivation, and that couldn’t be truer for medical students. From years of medical school, and all-nighters before a big exam, to long rotation schedules– it’s easy to get caught up in a sleepless cycle.  Admittedly, many medical professionals condition students to accept sleeplessness as a way of life in their career, as 80-hour weeks are not unusual but can be expected during your residency. After all, sleep is a luxury that hardworking professionals can never afford, right? Wrong. In fact, research often supports the idea that more sleep can lead to more success and better [...]

3 Tasks You Should Complete 1 Week Before Starting Med School

By |2019-08-09T20:26:41-04:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Medical Student Resources|Tags: , , |

Summer is almost over. It’s one week before starting med school, and you’re wondering what else you can do to prepare. We have three tips to help you prep, so your transition into this phase of your life is as simple as possible. Complete them the week before medical school starts. Photo by energepic.com from Pexels. 3 Things to Do 1 Week Before Starting Med School One week before starting med school… 3 Tasks – Do the Following: Determine places where you can study and complete your schoolwork Figure out where self-care resources are located on-campus and within your local area Review your notes from orientation or come up with [...]

Plan While Others Play: How Badly Do You Want to Become a Doctor?

By |2019-05-31T19:30:15-04:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Medical Student Resources|Tags: |

Everything you do in life costs you something. Whether it's time away from family, spending money or even missing your favorite TV show, there are costs. How badly do you really want to become a doctor? If it's bad enough, you need to plan while others play. Each big dream requires dedication and hardships. Studying to become a doctor as a med student usually comes from the dream of helping the sick. Do you have what it takes to accomplish your medical goals and reach your dreams? Then, you need to plan the way you work, study and play to get the job done. Plan While Others Play: How Badly Do You [...]


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