Oweek survived

So, I survived Oweek. Honestly, you wouldn’t think that Oweek would be something that needed to be ‘survived,’ but I beg to differ! Five days jam packed full of activities, day and night would tire out a better person than me – and I was sober throughout the whole thing! I can’t even imagine what…

On the subject of ‘realness’

So, I’m not a big fan of getting my hopes up.  I think I mentioned that once before, and it’s still true.  Hope, if it turns out to be false, can be crushing.  So, to minimize this, I’ve learned to adopt a certain attitude about things. It’s not real until it’s happening. Sure, I still…

A few post acceptance tips

So, as orientation is just around the corner, I thought I’d give a few tips/ideas on what happens after you get accepted to medical school.  Now, of course I only have experience with MUN for this, but from what I’ve gathered, most of these things are pretty general to Canadian medical schools. 1) Immunization records:…

So, why do you want to be a doctor?

So, this is a question that, at some point in your app, interview or assorted med quest you are going to get asked. Why do you want to be a doctor? Now, anyone will tell you there is a very specific way you should answer this question, so as not to come off an unfavourable…