Med School

On this page, you’ll find links to all of my posts on medical school. The posts have been subdivided into categories:


  1. Step 1 Stuff – Strategies, my experience, and so on
  2. Preclinical Advice & Information – From classes to relationships to daily life – what to expect and how to succeed in the preclinical years of medical school.
  3. Third Year – Rotation reviews and so on
  4. Fun Stuff – Musings on these confusing years of life (don’t take these too seriously)
  5. Personal – Stories, experiences, and reflection – some are funny and light, while others are a deeply personal.


USMLE Step 1

My Step 1 Experience: Journey to 250+

Miscellaneous Step 1 Tips

My Step 1 Experience: What I Did Wrong & What I’d Do Differently

Step 1: Post-Exam Thoughts (Part 2)

Step 1: Post-Exam Thoughts

Advice from 10 Students Who Scored 250+ on USMLE Step 1

Anki: Soze’s Step 1 Master Deck

Boards & Beyond: A Review of Medical School’s Best Kept Secret


Medical School Advice & Information

How To Study in Medical School: A Comprehensive Guide To Success

How Hard is Med School?  (the first year perspective, at least)

Medical School: Expectations vs Reality

Relationships in Med School: Pros, Cons, and How to Make it Work

How To Choose the Right Medical School: 8 Questions You NEED to Ask

Are You Smart Enough For Medical School?

Daily Dose: 5 Tips to Improve Day-to-Day Life in Medical School

Boards & Beyond: A Review of Medical School’s Best Kept Secret

4 Essential Medical School Study Resources that Every Student Needs

Do’s and Dont’s of Medical School

5 Ways To Become More Successful In Med School

Can You Have a Life In Medical School?


Third Year

End of Rotation Review: Family Medicine

End of Rotation Review: General Surgery

How to Honor Your Surgery Rotation: 9 Rules

Overheard: Memorable Quotes from My Surgery Rotation


Fun Stuff & Musings on Medical School

The Perfect Medical School

18 Types of People You Meet in Medical School

Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism: The Curse of Fuller Albright

10 Things I Love About Medical School; 10 Things I Hate

Medical School: Expectations vs Reality

10 Christmas Gift Ideas for the Medical Student in Your Life


Stories and Personal Accounts from Medical School

(Many have been redacted)

Med School Memoirs: Str8 Outta Mumbai

Med School Memoirs: Dogs, man

Med School Memoirs: Everyone Deserves the Right to Die

Med School Memoirs: The Most Interesting Doctor Alive

Patient is New M2: Presents with Delirium Tremens, Withdrawal, Hyperactivity, Paranoia, Psychosis

Med School Memoirs: Ode to the Anatomy Lab