This is the inspiration for this… Yes, I added an extra stanza.
Who am I?
Was med school the right choice for me?
Am I not meant for surgery?
Should I be thinking ’bout that now
Or does my schedule not allow?
What is life?
For 2 years I have hit the books
Now, on the wards, I get weird looks
It differs much from what I’ve done
Oh, how I miss prep for Step 1!
I can’t believe it’s gonna end
Labor Day weekend. 9 weeks into my clinical rotations. Hiep’s 31st birthday. Happy birthday Hiep!
The last time I sat down to write, my third year had barely started. I was still adjusting to my new life with its busy schedule. I was still afraid of the unknown future. Afraid of the newfound responsibility I would soon uphold. Thoughts were racing through my mind endlessly, resulting in a…
Step 1 has come and gone, and it has been almost 2 and a half weeks. It feels like an eternity ago. Scores come in 3 days, and what I thought would be the longest month of my life turned out to be quite short. I thought it would feel long because I predicted it would be filled with disturbing dreams in which I would receive a low Step 1 score. After all, dreams of my MCAT haunted me night after…