Sunday, April 5, 2009

U of MN Pre-Med Day

Wow. As many suggest during the pre-med path, inside med school itself, and probably once or twice during residency, the question of "what in God's green earth am I doing?" comes to mind.

It's not that the focus is gone, it is that the path is not easy. Somehow, I have no doubt that each doctor reviewed the why, when, where of what they were doing and came to the same decision. I believe after yesterday that med school students feel and think the same way now and find something to focus on while getting through subject matter that might not be the most interesting (not everyone can love neurology).

And after yesterday, my focus is reinforced again, ten-fold.

The pre-med day gave me the opportunity, if I took it, to meet a few of the admissions committee members and ask straight out, my questions related to GPA, MCAT, and more importantly, my age. Then I sat with two med school students and asked them the inside scoop.

I'm stoked!!! Can I say that on here?!? My smile could not be any brighter, my internal drive more amp'd up, my hope more enhanced, or my passion more stoked.

What a great day!


Unknown said...

It's great to hear that things are going well.

I've been watching your blog for a few months now. I'm currently looking down the road to becoming a non - traditional premed student at the U of M.

Would you be up for an informational interview?

A Doc 2 Be said...


Will help you in whatever way I can.

Let me know what would work best for you.