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“I’m A Nurse – I Want To Go To Medical School”

From time-to-time, I receive inquiries from registered nurses about going to medical school to obtain more training, more autonomy, and more options in the future very different from what a nursing pathway can offer....

Writing Letters Of Recommendation

After 10+ years of asking professors/attending physicians to write letters of recommendation (LOR) for various applications and positions, I have now become the letter writer! I recently completed my first recommendation for a medical...

Bitwarden Password Manager

When I first delved into programming and web development, my interests centered around optimization for security and performance. However, with the growing threat of cyber attacks and so much of my life on the...

Being Realistic With Medical School Applications

Let me preface this post by stating that I'll always support the underdog. The one who everyone counts out. The one who has seemingly insurmountable odds stacked against him/her. However, in the world of...

Finished With The Texas Initial Physician Licensure Application

I started the process of filing for my Texas initial physician license back on October 20, 2018. Today I finally completed this process by giving my fingerprints for screening purposes by the Texas Department...

Texas Jurisprudence Exam

When I applied for my Massachusetts medical licensure, I never had to take a jurisprudence (JP) exam; however, Texas requires passing this exam with a score of 75 or better in three attempts. Fortunately,...

What To Do Before Medical School

Interview season is over, acceptances are rolling in, and you've already started the countdown till orientation. Amidst this excitement, it's easy to make some pretty bad decisions with the intention of being prepared. I had...

Letter Of Intent/Thank You Notes

Letters of intent (LOIs) and thank you notes are often submitted by applicants to improve their chances for an acceptance, but do LOIs even get considered? Realistically, it depends on the school and how late...

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