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I have no idea what I’m doing

“I’m not pre-med.” “Then, what are you?” “Good question. I don’t really know.” I’ve had the above “conversation” many times, and if it’s done anything, it’s only installed a weird sense of confusion within me. Throughout my freshman year, I’ve taken many classes that are categorized as “pre-med” requirements. I’ve also come to the conclusion…

The pre-med drop out

If you complain about chemistry, major in biology or human biology, petition for 22 units twice a year, get aneurysms thinking about our disintegrating healthcare system, and/or wear strangely wet scrubs to class, you’ll inevitably be asked: “Are you pre-med?” Depending on how many years you’ve been at the grind, your affirmative will either be…

Why Medicine?

When I first came to Stanford, I found people telling me that being pre-med was the most common thing ‘to be’ on campus. So many of us are planning to go to medical school, in fact, that it begs the question: why? As a premed myself, I know why: I want to revolutionize the field…