Apprehensive Excitement

After going through this first week of third-year orientation (or as we like to call it here at Wake, Third-Year Boot Camp), it’s evident that this next year of my life is going to be VERY different from what I’ve been used to thus far. I mean, of course I knew I was going to […]

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Entering A New Dimension

I’m not gonna lie, life has really been treating me pretty well as of late. Ever since taking Step a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been in straight vacation mode. But I’m sure you already knew that. I already told you all about my trip to the medical education conference in Atlanta that I was […]

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Life After Step

It’s OVER!! I made it to the light! I’ve finally completed the USMLE Step 1 Exam!!! WHOOOOO-HOOOOOO!!!!! It’s been almost a week since I took the exam, so I’ve had some time to process the surreal feeling that came with finally finishing it. After I wrote last week’s post, I got some snacks for the […]

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Stepping Into The Light

THIS IS IT!  It has ALL come down to this!! Liberation Day is finally upon us!!! (Well, upon me that is.) My performance on tomorrow’s 8-hour long, 280 question exam will be the result of all the endless studying I’ve committed damn near all of my waking hours to these past five weeks. Even more […]

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Stepping Up To The Pressure

I’m about eight days out from taking my Step exam… And I’m just about over this insanely repetitive lifestyle of intense daily studying. To be real, I highkey just want to take this test and move on with my life. It’s cool and all to be able to synthesize everything I’ve ever learned plus more and to think […]

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