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Death to 2020

What a year it's been. Having just watched a mockumentary of the same name, I think the title of this post is appropriate. It started with memes predicting and anticipating world war 3 as a result of the actions of the now outgoing POTUS. There were terrible wildfires all over the world. There's been police… Continue reading Death to 2020

Life

Perspective

It's Friday today. Friday 31st of January 2020 to be exact. I'm feeling pensive. Reflecting on my life so far and feeling like I've not really accomplished much. The irony that I was so focused for so many years on getting into medical school so I could save lives, that I forgot to live. The… Continue reading Perspective

Medical School

The Most Important Thing I Have Learned About Myself So Far This Year As A Medical Student

So my first semester of medical school is over. I'm back home in London for the holidays and it's been great getting to see my family and friends, especially as I hadn't been home since I left in September. Before I came back though a requirement for the course was to write a reflection which… Continue reading The Most Important Thing I Have Learned About Myself So Far This Year As A Medical Student

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March/April Madness & Interview #4

So a lot has happened in the past month. The University of Southampton School of Medicine got back to me. Not unexpectedly, I was unsuccessful. I'm not sure how it feels for others in my position, but even though Southampton was at the bottom of my preference list, I was still a little¬†disappointed. KCL also… Continue reading March/April Madness & Interview #4