Archive of ‘Life decisions’ category

Matt Joyce

New Beginnings

As some of you may know from my Instagram, Matt and I have had some big life changes recently, and I want to share with you what has been going on. Even though I’m so behind on other blogposts and work, I want to write this post because my goal with this blog has always […] Read more…

Doximity Residency Ranking 2017-2018

Doximity Residency Navigator 2017 – 2018

Doximity Residency Navigator 2017 – 2018 Doximity’s 2017-2018 residency program navigator is released! I compiled a list of the top 10 programs for each specialty based off a methodology taking into account multiple factors, as noted below under Methodology. You can filter the rankings to search by reputation, research output, size of program, percent subspecialized, and percent board certified. […] Read more…


A Letter to Myself during College Admissions

This past weekend I was home in California and one of my major tasks was cleaning out a huge bookshelf in my room at my parents’ home. This was the room that I grew up in from 8th grade onwards, so the bookshelves were PACKED with stuff. I found school photos from kindergarten onwards, tons […] Read more…

Dr. Melissa K. Levin

Expert Beauty Picks: Dr. Melissa K. Levin, General and Cosmetic Dermatologist

Photo credit: Peter Hurley I will admit that when I showed up to interview for dermatology programs in NYC in 2014, I was pretty nervous. Having grown up in California my whole life, I had heard rumors of how “formal” East Coast medical centers can be, and I worried about leaving a good first impression. I’ll […] Read more…

Choosing a medical residency

Choosing a Medical Residency Program

It’s August and that means a) the summer is passing by way too quickly and b) it’s getting to that time of residency program applications again! For my friends out there who are in medicine, I know what you’re going through, and I’ve put together a bunch of #PathtoMD posts to help you out along the […] Read more…

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