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Breaking Down MS4 Year: VSAS and Away Rotations

Whether you call them an away rotation, Sub-internship (Sub-I), or Acting Internship (AI), deciding if you should do a rotation at an institution outside of your own medical school is something you should start thinking about in the spring of your MS3 year.  With that said, the answer on if you need or should do …

Must Have USMLE STEP 1 Dedicated Studying Resources!

Now that we’ve covered general advice for STEP 1, let’s break down study resources. If you haven’t realized this by now, resource overload is real! In my first year, I remember attempting to juggle textbooks, videos, practice questions. To put it bluntly – it was a hot mess. Going into dedicated, resist the urge to …

To Change or Not to Change?! Name Change with HitchSwitch (Review)

Dr. Tilton. Dr. Chapman.  Dr. Tilton-Chapman.  I’ve been scribbling these names down in my notebook like a middle schooler in love since our engagement. To be real, I never thought much about changing my name before, but with a wedding in less than a year (EEK!) the thought has been crossing my mind more and …

Medical Schools on Mute? 3 steps to take TODAY!

I remember all too well the stress of applying to medical school. If going through pre-med, taking the MCAT, and crafting a compelling application wasn’t hard enough, the waiting game was. Back when I applied, the general rule was if you hadn’t heard back by Thanksgiving, all hope was lost. I didn’t receive an interview …

Journey to STEP 1: Introduction

Last year, if you asked me what I imagined myself doing during my 3rd year of medical school, it definitely wouldn’t be studying for STEP 1. I was supposed to take the exam last April and then go on a week-long baecation to Tulum. Instead, COVID-19 hit and my exam was cancelled multiple times. The …

Is this thing on?? Welcome to TheFroDoc!

Whether you know me from Instagram, TikTok (I just started posting on there BTW– just trying to keep up with the young folk), or in real life – Heyyy! This blog is my newest venture, but it’s been a long time coming. I bought the domain at the start of quarantine since I had so …

5 Skincare Products to Boost Your Routine

If any good came out of 2020, it’s what it did to my skin. With the extra time stuck inside, I spent hours researching and scrounging the Internet for new products to try. I have combination skin and my biggest issues are post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH or dark spots) and black heads. You know we’re into …

Busy AF: Maintaining Natural Hair with a Hectic Schedule

At the end of a long week of classes, studying, and other responsibilities, there’s nothing that I enjoy more than spending what little free time that I do have doing my hair – SAID NO ONE EVER! My love/hate relationship with my natural hair stemmed from the hours I spent washing, conditioning, and styling it …


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