Work-Life Balance, is it just a social media hype?

Is the work-life balance just a hype? Is it just something medical bloggers like to talk about to make their highlight reel even more of a sparkling + perfect feed? The concept of work-life balance is not so straightforward- if it were physician burnout wouldn’t be all over the news like wildfire every few months... TOP 4 TIPS TO FIND YOUR OWN WORK LIFE BALANCE.

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HOW I PREPARED FOR THE PANCE (and passed)

Preparing for the PANCE is honestly the 2.5 years of schooling you receive from your PA program + long nights spent studying for the hundreds of exams alllllll packed into a 3+ hour exam. This is how I chose to tackle the PANCE….but first I’ll include the timeline leading up to my exam to give some perspective

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HOW TO SURVIVE HOLIDAY EXPENSES AS A BROKE PA STUDENT

It’s no secret that as Medical or Physician Assistant students were all over our heads in student loan debt & if we haven’t already stressed enough about our day-to-day living, the holidays can really become an added stressor. Here are a few ways to maintain your budget this holiday season while gift giving & without missing out on the holiday fun…

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How to prevent burnout

I have been receiving this very frequent question since I was studying in didactic. Quite honestly, I felt like I couldn’t even answer honestly until this year because of the simple truth: Didactic year is exhausting. And that’s okay to admit. The purpose of this blog isn’t to make everything look easy or simple and you know I will keep it 100% real with you…

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PEARLS from your Preceptor

Clinical year… the light at the end of the tunnel for every didactic student. So many mixed emotions when it's time to put on that white coat, head out the door, & make your way to that first rotation. Do you know enough? Will you be pimped? Will your preceptor like you? You've heard from previous students how to prepare for each rotation, but do you know exactly what your preceptor is looking for?

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How to prepare for PA School: For Those Still in Undergrad

Making sure you’re a competitive applicant prior to applying to PA school is very important. Application season is not cheap & making yourself a well-rounded applicant is vital! The following post contains all aspects of the most FAQ I get about how to prepare to PA school as an undergraduate student

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