6:30am: *alarm sounds* Wow...what kinda dream was that 6:38-6:55: Journal, meditate, and prayer routine 7:17: SoFlo traffic, I’m ready for ya 7:18-8:20: Switch between NPR, Plies Spotify radio, and some random podcast that teaches me a new language or makes me laugh 8:35: Finally made it to the offie. Interviews first patient of the day...Oh… Continue reading Family Medicine: A Day In The Life
Whoot Whoot! Shoutout to another faithful follower of my blog (bless you 🙏🏾) who reached out and asked for advice on medical school interviews. Here go 10 tips & tricks for remaining confident on interview day & doing your very best! 1. Everything on your application is fair game. Be prepared to talk about anything you… Continue reading Interview Season– 10 Tips for the Big Day!
"Yeah this one right here goes out to all the pre-meds, meds Meds, meds, pre-meds, meds Yeah, go like this..." (If you didn't get that reference, I feel bad for you son. I got 99 problems...okay okay I'm done lol). SO! I was recently asked to do a post about (the dreaded) MCAT studying, and… Continue reading This Goes Out to All the Pre-Meds…
September 2013, during my sophomore year of undergrad, my mom sent a birthday card written out to “Dr. Israel Taylor”. Just barely out of my teenage years, I had no idea I’d actually make it to medical school— just a heart full of hope and the desire to achieve. 🌸 5 years later (just this… Continue reading 🌸Flashback Friday🌸
In a moment of reflection, my classmates and I speak on what our first two years of medical school were like, and what we look forward to in the years to come. Everything from where we started, to our favorite moments, and which clerkships we're most excited for in our third year. We hope this… Continue reading The Med School Life: Second Year Reflections
My classmates are doing something awesome (as always) and created a platform to share the stories of some pretty cool medical students and their lives #withoutthewhitecoat. Check em out on instagram 💥 @withoutthewhitecoat & peep yours truly as the first feature 😉 Shoutout to Harris & Jason Onugha for being such incredible peers. Peace & love (&… Continue reading My feature on #WithoutTheWhiteCoat
Last night I did something pretty fun. Most of you already know that I love love love to dance. It's probably my greatest passion outside of medicine. And at the beginning of second year, amidst all the horror stories and words of advice, I made a vow to myself that I'd pick back up on… Continue reading Learner by day. Dancer by night.
The summer that changed my life: On my last full day, I’m feeling a bit nostalgic, a bit excited, and a lot grateful. I’ve been forced out of my shell coming to a whole other country that I knew nothing about. I didn’t speak the language (and admittedly, still don’t), and had no expectations… Continue reading & I’ll Never Be The Same
Friday, July 7th, 2017 This adventure deserves it’s own post, not only because of the places I went, but also because of the people I met. Up bright and early 7am Friday morning to embark on a full day of touring. First stop: Masada. This archeological gem includes the remains of a fortress built during… Continue reading It’s A Small World After All