The Post Medical School Haze – How to Sell Yourself and Your Accomplishments

After what may have seemed like a lifetime of studying, test-taking, lab time, and hair-pulling stress, you’ve reached the light at the end of the tunnel: graduation. First of all, congratulations – make sure to acknowledge what a tremendous feat this is all by itself, and start relishing the opportunities this degree will afford you. …

Following the Leader – Developing Leadership Skills During Your College Career Part 2

Here’s another suggestion to polish your leadership mojo – ask for feedback. Whether you’re leading a mini-discussion in a classroom and put in charge of a massive undertaking, set the scene immediately that you’re open to specific critique of your leadership by all involved. It’s a very daring move, and you have to be prepared …

Following the Leader – Developing Leadership Skills During Your College Career Part 1

We’ve all heard the endless accolades for the gung-ho types who are the first to volunteer and lead the world in various capacities. There’s no denying that a good leader can make or break any workplace, classroom, or group dynamic, no matter how golden or altruistic the project’s endeavors may be. What isn’t highly touted …

Developing Leadership and Problem Solving Skills in Medical School

Dealing with the stresses of medical school is, all by it’s lonesome, a full time job. Never in your life will you likely be managing more stresses, pressures, and responsibilities, and never will more be demanded of your time. The instinct for meaning is to simply put your head down and plow on through, choosing …