Monthly Archives: July, 2014

Webinar: Getting Into Med School With Low Stats

The website Accepted.com is a great resource for anyone looking to get into a graduate program. As you can see from the medicalminded.com home page, I was featured on their “Accepted Admissions Blog”. They are hosting a greater webinar opportunity for medical school applicants, so be sure to check it out!

 

Can You Get into Med School with Low Stats?

You are invited to attend Accepted.com’s upcoming webinar, How to Get into Medical School with Low Stats, a MUST-ATTEND event if you’re applying to med school with low GPA/MCAT scores!

Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM PT/8:00 PM ET

Register now to learn important strategies that will help you get into med school, even with low test scores or grades.

Don’t let you your low stats keep you from pursuing your medical dreams!

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7 Factors to Improve Blood Pressure Readings

A recent AMA Wire article discussed seven ways to improve blood pressure readings. Although the factors may seem arbitrary at first glance, they have been shown to significantly impact results.

Check out the article through the link above or at least give the following image a quick glance.

Common Problems to Elevated BP

Studying is Damaging Your Vision!

Recent research indicates that studying may actually make your nearsighted! An article on the New York Times website provides the details, but ultimately, the more years of education a person completes, the greater their likelihood of developing myopia. Unfortunately, the article doesn’t list any ways to reduce risks of nearsightedness, so I guess all of us lifelong learners will just have to take our chances for now! Eye Exam

Cytokine Cartoons for Immunology

Here are a couple cytokines cartoons that I created during my immunology/microbiology course. I’ll include them in the resources page as well for future reference. I understand you may find some variability in the functions of the shown cytokines, but I primarily used First Aid and BRS as my reference materials. These cartoons definitely helped make things stick for me so hopefully they help others as well!

Immunology Cartoon 1 Immunology Cartoon 2

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