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Categories: MS4

This is an exciting time. Enjoy it! You’ve worked hard to get this far, but remember that you are interviewing the program as much as they are interviewing you. Be yourself, but don’t forget that everything is part of the interview. It may seem like a friendly dinner with just you and the residents, but […]

What I Wish I’d Known

Categories: MS1, MS2, MS3, MS4

MSI: Medical school is very inflexible. That said, you can still have a life—but plan to be here like a job, knowing you can’t take days off for fun. MSII: There are just so many unknowns, things you never thought you would encounter as problems. Everything is so expensive. I had a career prior to […]

The HOST Program

Categories: MS1, MS2, MS3, MS4

What is the HOST program? HOST stands for Housing Our Students as they Travel. This program matches fourth-year medical students traveling across the U.S. for residency interviews with medical school alumni willing to provide lodging, transportation or general information regarding residency programs. The program has operated for more than eight years and in that time […]

Odds and Ends

Categories: MS1, MS2, MS3, MS4, Odds & Ends

Know your acronyms AOA: Alpha Omega Alpha is the medical honor society. Students are generally chosen for this society in their junior and senior year. There is a very specific number of individuals that can be inducted from a given class. Dr. Cornelius (Mac) Dyke is the advisor. Stay tuned for more information on exactly […]