Making needed adjustments to my practice of reading
What I've gleaned from reading 82 books in 2018.
"To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge." - Socrates
There comes a time in every premed student's life when they are resigned to begin studying for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). With the arrival of my 23-pound seven book set of prep materials from Kaplan this past summer, I took another step in my journey towards medical school. For those familiar with the… Continue reading My MCAT Plan of Attack
This piece is the first in Premed Summer, a series of posts that address the most important aspects of a premedical student's career. The Reasons: Time Money Health Last week I watched my first open procedure. This is med-talk for when tissues and other bodily structures are exposed to air during a surgery. During the three-hour… Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Become a Physician
Millennials, blue collar workers, and grassroots organizers across the United States have galvanized around Bernie Sanders' message of taking big money out of politics, redoubling efforts to end income inequality, and making health care a right for every citizen. Indeed, many Americans agree with Bernie's positions, which resonate deeply with the ideal that our society should be both… Continue reading The Case Against Tuition-Free Higher Education