MCAT Chronicles: The Diagnostic Exam

By grace, she’ll make it. — Morgan Harper Nichols It’s about that time. I’m starting to prep for one of the biggest exams of my life– the MCAT. I took the diagnostic exam a couple of days ago and let’s just say, I’ve got a lot of work to do.  After doing some research online, I found that Kaplan’s scores for the diagnostic exam are deflated. It makes sense because they have this whole “higher score guaranteed” thing going on.…

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Deciding on a Gap Year

The Back Story I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, like since January. I’ve been grappling with the idea of taking a gap year since December/January, and officially decided that I would decide to do it in March. Sometimes I think being somebody who likes to think ahead is a blessing and a curse. It’s a blessing in that I always feel like I’m working towards something that motivation is always there (even if it’s a small amount),…

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New Challenges

The school year has been over for a few weeks now but still, still, I feel like I have due dates and exams coming up. I’ve been trying to get myself to chill, but that’s been hard because I’ve got to back into grind mode very soon. I know a while back I mentioned a few of the plans that I had for this Summer, and just like last time none of those things are happening lol. In fact, my life…

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I’m Premed, but not a STEM Major though

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while now, but I wanted to get more into my major courses before I did. After running across a Twitter thread that basically said that doctors who graduated with a non-STEM degree were dumb, I figured that now’s a good time as any. I’m gonna get more into why I decided to go the non-STEM route and I hope that this post could help someone who is currently having the same experience…

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Life Lately {Mid-Spring 2018}

Whew, it’s been a minute since I’ve done one of these posts. I’ve been super busy with school, work, and life, so the blog had to take a back seat for a bit. I’m on Spring Break now so I have some time to finalize the posts that I have in my drafts. For now, I want to fill you guys in on what’s been going on lately. Life Black Excellence Scholarship Ball Last Friday, I attended a formal with…

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