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Shadowing a Family Medicine Physician

Shadowing a Family Medicine Physician

Amazingly in just 8 months my postbac will be over and the time to submit applications to medical school will be here. With less than a year to go, making myself the “total p...

Why Enjoyment is Vital and How to Enjoy Studying

Why Enjoyment is Vital and How to Enjoy Studying

The following is part of a series of guest posts. Studying can be a real pain.  That’s why I used to avoid it at all possible moments until the night before the big test. Th...

Tips for Getting into Medical School

Tips for Getting into Medical School

This week as a feature of my postbac program we had an information session with the assistant dean of admissions. This was very informative since it was essentially a question and ...

Postbac Orientation

Postbac Orientation

Even the milk in the fridge points to the expiration date on my lackadaisical freedom; my first day of the postbac is August 22. I’ve been wrestling the past few weeks with l...

Life


End of the Road
Oct 14, 2014 | by Jennifer Isaacs | 7 Comments | Read →

I haven’t updated this blog in ages; almost an entire year has passed since I have sat down to write anything personal. The main reason for this is that I quit my postbac pro...

Pregnant & Premed: The Third Trimester
Dec 21, 2013 | by Jennifer Isaacs | No Comments | Read →

My due date is coming up in just about two weeks which means our world will be turned upside down! We’re probably not ready, but we’re definitely getting excited. IR...

The Struggle Continues
Dec 11, 2013 | by Jennifer Isaacs | 1 Comment | Read →

Just when I thought I got into the groove of studying and doing amazingly well in my postbac I got hit by a double whammy of extreme fatigue from the third trimester and moving dur...

MCAT Prep


Mass Spectroscopy, IR Spectroscopy, and NMR
Jan 11, 2013 | by Jennifer Isaacs | No Comments | Read →

Sitting in Organic Chemistry 2, the first time I saw the mass spectral data from mass spectrometry and the NMR spectrum from a nuclear magnetic resonance I was daunted. But, my org...

What MCAT Test Day is Like
Sep 30, 2012 | by Jennifer Isaacs | 4 Comments | Read →

After months of study that was most efficient after taking a Kaplan MCAT prep course, the day of my actual MCAT test arrived. Since I am not a morning person, I had chosen a noon t...

Free iPhone Apps for the MCAT
Jun 8, 2012 | by Jennifer Isaacs | 2 Comments | Read →

When studying for the MCAT, there is nothing better than a free resource! Going to Med School researched completely free apps for the iPhone and these are the best ones.   1. ...


Applying to Medical School

  • Stanford School of Medicine
    Stanford School of Medicine

    Programs Offered MD MD/PhD MD/MPH MD/MBA MD/JD MD/MS MD/MA Education E-IPER MD/MPP Location: Stanford, California Curriculum: Stanford has an integrated curriculum that offers scho...

  • Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Loma Linda University School of Medicine

    Programs Offered MD MD/PhD Location: Loma Linda, California Entering Class of 2012 Class Size 168 (86 OOS) Applicants 5217 Interviewed 396 GPA 3.75 sGPA 3.70 MCAT 30 (10/10/10) App...

  • Why was I rejected from medical school?
    Why was I rejected from medical school?

    Now that I have been rejected from all the medical schools to which I applied, I have begun to create a game plan for re-applying. First, I made myself feel a little better by look...

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Everything I Learned in Internship
Everything I Learned in Internship

The following is part of a series of guest posts. Starting your first year of residency and looking for advice? Below are 12 animated gifs that represent the 12 lessons that Mike M...

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Volunteering

Medical-Legal Aid Partnership
Medical-Legal Aid Partnership

This week I finally started volunteering with Medical-Legal Aid! I had really been looking forward to an opportunity to do something to give back to the community and find a way to...

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Applying to Medical School

Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford School of Medicine

Programs Offered MD MD/PhD MD/MPH MD/MBA MD/JD MD/MS MD/MA Education E-IPER MD/MPP Location: Stanford, California Curriculum: Stanford has an integrated curriculum that offers scho...

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MCAT Prep

Mass Spectroscopy, IR Spectroscopy, and NMR
Mass Spectroscopy, IR Spectroscopy, and NMR

Sitting in Organic Chemistry 2, the first time I saw the mass spectral data from mass spectrometry and the NMR spectrum from a nuclear magnetic resonance I was daunted. But, my org...

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Pre-Med Tips

Shadowing a Family Medicine Physician
Shadowing a Family Medicine Physician

Amazingly in just 8 months my postbac will be over and the time to submit applications to medical school will be here. With less than a year to go, making myself the “total p...

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