The Risk of Taking a Day Off

It was hard for him to rest though, at first…He felt like he as falling behind. That his classmates would get the upper hand and he would suffer for it. But he never did. His grades never went down, he never felt behind in class or in simulations. He felt like he was retaining more information during the week.

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How to Maximize Your Tax Return in Graduate School

This is a post specifically for lower to moderate income filers and graduate students that want to file federal taxes for FREE and learn how to maximize Federal credits that are refundable (think FREE $$$$)…In an ideal world, I would make the perfect amount of income that qualifies us for ALL the tax credits, yet pay the least amount in taxes. This post is to help us all get a little closer to doing just that! Not only will this information help you maximize your tax return in 2018 but it will help you plan for an even greater return in 2019.

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A Student Doctor’s Perspective on the Application Process

“I remember how excited I was to submit my personal statement and primary application to my first 15 medical schools. I was rather arrogant and thought that I would surely get interview invitations from a majority of the schools I applied to.”

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When Your Fiancé Applies to Medical School…

Around three years ago on a perfect North Carolina snow day, Tom proposed and I said, “Yes!” I also said goodbye to all my prior expectations of a “normal” life. Supporting him was more important than the hypothetical dream life I had imagined, but that didn’t mean I didn’t experience some disappointment as I let go of expectations.

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