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Diversity In Medicine

The ABC’s of Getting into Medical School

Atypical  My journey to medicine isn’t your typical route. I did my 4 years of undergrad (I was a double major!), a master’s program at the same undergraduate institute, and I worked in a laboratory for a year before matriculating into medical school. In total, from starting undergrad to starting med school, it took me …

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Mindful Medical Student

Hi you, I’m Alana! Firstly, thank you, Angela, for the honor of my first interview-article being part of a series with such an impactful mission.  A few blurbs to describe myself: Empath. First-generation, second year medical student. Plant and Pitbull mama. Rooftop happy hour connoisseur. Sunset admirer. Virgo-baby. Natural sista. I’m also a huge advocate …

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More Than the Model Minority

     As Southeast Asian American women, we wanted to talk about the Model Minority Myth before delving deeper into our stories. The myth is that “Asians are smart, polite, successful, law-abiding, hard-working, socio-economically thriving model citizens, and are shining examples of overcoming racism and discrimination to live the American dream.” It exploits aggregate data …

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What is an Occupational Therapist?

Hello Everyone! My name is Alyssa and I am a second year Master of Occupational Therapy Student at Stanbridge University. How I found OT… I was introduced to the field of occupational therapy (OT) through volunteering at a program that incorporated martial arts and occupational therapy for children with special needs (Karate For All in Tustin, …