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Archive for January, 2013

Tracking for Health: A Report by PewInternet

January 28th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Pre-Med Tips

Tracking for Health: A Report by PewInternet

I already told you about my exercise goals. I have been focusing on living well by eating moderately (and healthy) as well as exercising. For me, I am most successful when I meticulously keep track of my goals by using the iPhone app LoseIt. This keeps me accountable and I am quite rigorous in my […]

Health for All through Primary Care: Week 1

January 24th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Pre-Med Tips

Health for All through Primary Care: Week 1

This semester I wanted to challenge myself and delve into something directly related to my career goal: to become a primary care physician. Thus, I have enrolled in a free course at www.coursera.org called Health for All through Primary Care. Our professor has strongly encouraged us to begin ruminating on the ideas we see in […]

A Case for a Better Electronic Health Record

January 22nd, 2013  |  by  |  published in Pre-Med Tips

A Case for a Better Electronic Health Record

After spending 11 months working as a medical scribe in the Emergency Department, I decided to put my knowledge of medical terminology and medical records to good use by volunteering for Legal Aid. You can read more about my volunteer work here. These days, I scour medical records and write down anything that our client […]

Research Opportunities for Pre-Meds in Canada

January 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Pre-Med Tips

Research Opportunities for Pre-Meds in Canada

Doing research as a pre-medical student is not a requirement, but certainly will make you a more appealing candidate. If you are applying to MD-PhD programs this is even more important. Here are research opportunities for premed undergraduate students in Canada. There are many provinces not listed. Comment and let me know if you would […]

Mass Spectroscopy, IR Spectroscopy, and NMR

January 11th, 2013  |  by  |  published in MCAT Prep

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 organic chemistry professor quickly eased my stress by whipping out his awesome notes! I am certain that he should write a textbook one day. […]

Egg Muffins

January 9th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Life

Egg Muffins

I’m sure everyone has found themselves sitting in class, just a few hours after breakfast already feeling hungry. This probably happened because you didn’t have a high-protein meal, which keeps you feeling full. The solution? Making a bunch of egg muffins at the beginning of the week and munching them throughout! My mom gave me […]

Cranberry Eggnog Quick Bread

January 4th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Life

Cranberry Eggnog Quick Bread

I had so much leftover eggnog after Christmas, and now the grocery store is selling it for a huge discount! I am using vanilla eggnog, but really any flavored (or not) flavored eggnog should do the trick. This recipe was adapted from twelveOeight. Before you start, read these great tips to make this recipe turn […]

How to Set Goals and Keep Them

January 1st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Pre-Med Tips

How to Set Goals and Keep Them

“To succeed, you must have tremendous perseverance, tremendous will. “I will drink the ocean”, says the persevering soul; “at my will mountains will crumble up”. Have that sort of energy, that sort of will; work hard, and you will reach the goal.” — Swami Vivekananda Throughout the years I have always resolved to start anew […]