06 April 2013
23 December 2012
After finally finishing my masters, torturous months of MCAT studying, I will be starting next fall. I'm nervous but confident. Right now I'm trying to soak up as much of the Bay Area before i get dropped off in cold Chicago.
The first thing I did was check out the girl to guy ratio of the last class. Nice. Balanced. When I interviewed there, I noticed there were some really cute girls there.
Anomaly? Maybe. I have to get my deposit in by Jan. 18.
And I have to apply for housing by Jan 2.
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09 February 2012
Last Monday, I got a very special email ping from a med school I applied to. An invitation to interview at their school! I looked over the email, to make sure I was reading it right. I should call within 2 weeks to make a date... I called within 10 minutes. The other minutes were spent calling my parents. The other was trying to get some advice from my younger bro.
I called and spoke to a very sweet lady who informed me that a cancellation occurred for Monday, and I gladly took it. As I spoke to her, I was already looking up flight details. She offered two spots, morning or afternoon. At first I accepted the afternoon before I realized my blunder. Crap!! There's not many spaces left! I should take the morning! I politely asked to change the interview to the morning. Done. Bingo bango. I have an interview....
(to be continued).
03 December 2011
Second, all my apps are in and I'm working on completing them. Sent in st. George...
Third, I got a new job at UCSF working in cancer research. After a month, I still love it.
That's it for a short update... More soon.
05 August 2011
So what does a person do, studying for the biggest exam of his life?
Here's a breakdown of what happens.
7:00 Wake up, hit snooze.
7:30 Actually get up, trip over dog, shower, brush teeth, etc
8:30 Get to UCSF library, remark whole seemingly empty it is.
9:00 After catching up on emails and wasting time reading, actually study
11:30 Pack up stuff, and grab books of the shelf to pretend someone is still there.
11:45 Avoid eye contact with old people in the men's locker room. Change quickly to avoid glances.
12:00 Work out, run, etc, sweat
12:45 Go to Subway, order a blt, still sweaty from the work out because showering takes too much time.
1:15 Eat, text, listen to music...
1:30 Got to Library, and find that spot has been taken by some weird guy reading just a newspaper.
1:45 Find a quiet spot and study.
3:00 Still studying
5:00 Still studying
7:00 Still studying
7:30 Security guy tells me the library is going to close soon. Better pack up.
7:50 Security tazes me
8:00 Carried out of the door and onto the bench.
8:15 Regain consciousness. Head home
9:15 Eat dinner, watch TV
11:00 Weep, that this is going to happen again for next 3 weeks.
So far, it's been a month of this. It gets better right? RIGHT?!? =)
19 July 2011
It's the small things like this that makes studying enjoyable.
You've got residents, law students ( I could tell, because they were better dressed), and random people in one place. And they're all nuts.
The wifi here has been decent so far, but not great. Which is good for someone like me, who get tired of physics as circuits. Though, now, I can teach the damn thing now.
Still, I'm sure if I wait long enough, I'll have crazy stories about the people who inhabit this study haven of mine.
Back to studying.
P.S. Here's a pic of the "view"