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Making the most of your college experience

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We all know that college can get busy and stressful, but finding ways to get away from schoolwork is important for your mental health and to de-stress. Your college days are also important for personal growth, and discovering who you are, what you like or dislike, what you stand for… etc. Some people encounter life-changing experiences, and meet life long friends etc. Here are some simple things that you can do or participate in during your time in college that can help you step out of your comfort zone, so you can make the best out of the experience:

Here are a few ways to move beyond that and ensure your college experience is the best.

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Electives

Medics Abroad is TWO!

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Guess what? MEDICS ABROAD IS TWO YEARS OLD! TWO YEARS OLD!!!

Speaking for every member of the team, I can honestly say it has been an exciting journey for us so far. It hasn’t always been rosy but thankfully we’ve made it through the many challenges that we have encountered. We’ve learned so much, we’ve changed somewhat (more…)

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New to Med/Nursing School? Here are a few tips to get you started

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If you recently received an offer for Med/Nursing School, congratulations on choosing such an intense and continuously advancing career! Although your studies in Medical/Nursing school can be quite heavy at times, your years at the university will surely be enjoyable.

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Bad grades last semester? No worries! 6 proven ways to level up

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It’s back to school for many, if not everyone. I always dreaded the end of summer breaks but at the same time, I appreciated the “fresh start” aspect of going into a new academic year. 

While we all hope for the best grades, lapses happen (more…)

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Elective Diaries: What is intussusception?

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The Medics Abroad summer electives are currently underway in Malindi, Kenya. Our medical students have been there for just under a week and have seen a whole lot of medical conditions that they have only ever encountered in textbooks. The opportunities for hands-on clinical experience have been endless. (more…)

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Elective Diaries: Beyond The Hospital

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It is coming to the end of week 2 of the Medics Abroad summer 2019 elective program and it has been nothing short of awesome.

The students have thus far enjoyed a healthy mix of clinical and non-clinical activities. At Medics Abroad, we are ardent believers of work-life balance especially for (more…)

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A baby and a neck mass

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The Medics Abroad summer electives are currently underway in Malindi, Kenya. Our medical students have been there for just under a week and have seen a whole lot of medical conditions that they have only ever encountered in textbooks. The opportunities for hands-on clinical experience have been endless. From scrubbing in for a hemicolectomy in a rare (more…)

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