• Deciding Pre-Med,  DO,  MD,  Post-Bachelors,  Pre-Med,  School & Life Balance

    #GirlMedLive2018 Recap

    #GirlMedLive2018 was an absolutely fabulous experience. I am so grateful for all the lessons I learned, the people I met, and the joy I gained from #GirlMedLive2018. This blog is to serve as a quick recap and a thank you to all those who affected me the weekend of November 2nd-4th. A sincerest thank you to the board of Girl Med Media who made this conference happen. I cannot wait to see what happens in 2020. In this blog, I will share 5 main lessons that I will remember throughout my pre-medical training and into my medical school applications. I hope you gain the same reverence for the lessons I…

  • Graduate School,  Post-Bachelors,  School & Life Balance

    Oh No! I Have A Wedding on My Exam Day!

    I was engaged in November 2017 to Mr. Redhead. I was ecstatic to marry him because he has been the greatest support system I could have ever hoped for as I finished my undergraduate career. At the time, I had accepted a full-time offer to work as a chemical engineer for an aerospace company. I would work for some time until I felt prepared enough to apply to medical school. It seemed like all the checkboxes of being an adult were getting checked off. But it all changed when the post bacc attacked… (Shoutout to my Avatar the Last Airbender fans!) My little checklist of “adulting” accomplishments suddenly did not…