So I attended an interview for a medical scribe position and was turned down a few weeks back. I would like to share some information on this exciting job, why I was turned down, and how I used what I learned to succeed in something else. (more…)
So it’s summer. The perfect time to catch a break from a year of hard work.
For sure! But to a pre-med, there’s plenty to do for a fulfilling summer plan.
If only it were so simple to get a reference letter.
If you need to apply for any graduate programs and awards for next school year, now is the perfect time to start soliciting around! (more…)
It is really annoying when you forget something you know you have seen before, but the details are just out of reach. Here are some things I learned while learning about remembering.
Preparing for any of the graduate and professional schools can be a lot of work. There are the exams, the applications, the essays, and interviews. So if you’re thinking about pursuing medical school or the like. Fantastic! So am I. This winter break I will be immersing myself in preparation for the MCAT.
I will be discussing some considerations and tips before embarking on this journey. (more…)
Most labs have limited financial and human resources, so it’s hard for them to accommodate and train a complete beginner.
It’s true, professors look for research experiences on your CV, it’s the reason I was turned down at my first interview for a volunteer research position.
So what’s the good news? Here’s how to get started.
As you all probably have heard and received many reminders about, course evaluations are now open for you to complete. Did you know for the past few years response rate has risen to 48%? Lend us your help to get push through 50%! Visit the McGill Mercury site now to complete your evaluations!
But what’s the big deal about these anyway? Does anyone care enough to read my responses? Fear not, sitting as the SSMU representative with the Course Evaluations Advisory Group is yours truly, and I’m here to say “Yes, your feedback is important!”
With undergraduate tuition hovering at an annual amount of $4k for IP, $9k for OOP, and $37k for Int’l and inflating ~1% every year, fees can really cause a headache. While an aspirin does wonders for all sorts of bodily pain, it won’t heal the wallet. Here I will cover some (highly) experimental and theoretical ways to achieve a state of financial awesomeness.