Streamline your workload using the 5 D's: Do, Delete, Delay, Diminish, Distribute Do: Work that is of high priority and needs to be done immediately or you potentially risk negative effects. Delay: Delay does not mean procrastinate. Procrastination is about indefinite postponement; delaying is about consciously rescheduling something for a time when you can get … Continue reading Our Top Tips for Managing the Workload
Medical school at times is exactly what I feared, but some days it is the complete polar opposite of what I expected. There are many medical school misconceptions, and the reality of the experience is often different than you’d imagine. EXPECTATION: More Diversity I genuinely thought there would be more black people; 10 black people … Continue reading Medical School: Expectations vs. Reality
1. I wish I knew how sacred my time would become The intensity of Medical School is no joke, when they say your time becomes limited they really do mean it. Not only is the content hard but it is also hard to juggle your time. I've missed so many events and social gatherings just … Continue reading 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Medical School
As part of our plans to expand this year, we have decided to share the stories of many Melanin Medics (both doctors and medical students). We believe that it is very important to show that our journeys to Medicine may differ greatly but ultimately the destination remains the same. Through out the year we will … Continue reading A Journey to Medicine – From Nigeria to the UK
My second semester of Medical School has officially begun in full force and has shown no signs of slowing down. For those that don't know I'm a 2nd year medical student studying in the UK, my course is 'Case based' meaning that we are presented with a case scenario at the start of the week … Continue reading A Taste of Psychiatry
Every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better. - Dr Steve Maraboli If only life were so straightforward and we never received rejections. Rejection hurts especially when you don't know why you were rejected in the first place. You may have received a job … Continue reading Dealing with Rejection
Happy New Year! It's been a bit of a while but we're back and here to stay. I would also like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you for all the support we have received last year; your kind words of encouragement do not go unnoticed & without your support MM would not have … Continue reading 2018 – Get Your Goals!
We have all received medical attention at certain points of our lives, and I can say that holds true especially for my family and myself. Medical professionals, hospital admissions and treatment have been at the forefront of our world at times. This is my motivation for studying medicine, the fact that I can give back … Continue reading My Medical School Experience – UK to Bulgaria
Many dream of becoming a Doctor from a young age and some may only have decided recently but that is only the beginning. For those wanting to pursue a career in Medicine, this is a decision not to be taken lightly. The application process in itself is tough let alone the journey to become a … Continue reading Thinking of Applying to Medical School? – Things to Consider!
Learning content and studying can get very frustrating when it seems as though your trustee method isn't working as effectively as it once has. Different types of material may require different ways of learning the content in order for you to understand. We've listed various techniques commonly used to learn content and that have proven … Continue reading Innovative Ways to Study