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Experiences from my fourth and final year of medical school

USMLE Step 3 Preparation Before Residency

USMLE Step 3 is the last board exam a physician must pass to practice medicine in the United States. It can only be taken after graduating from medical school; most residents take it in their intern year before getting into the bulk of…

Residency Paperwork and Apartment Hunting

Over the last few days, I've written my social security number and date of birth a lot. And I do mean a lot. Paperwork for badging, licensure, certification, occupational health, worker's comp... *insert headache here.* But at least staying…

I Matched!

My first reaction to receiving the NRMP email was laughter. The email's subject was "Did I Match?" Then the first part of the content: "Congratulations! You have matched!" Next year they should just have "Yes" or "No" in the email body. :-D…

Last Day Of Medical School

I wish I could have written this post on Friday, but I've been ill with a vaccine-resistant strain of the seasonal flu. I could barely stay awake during Friday's lectures, and much to my dismay, I found myself running to the parking garage…