5 Tips for Going Back to School as an Adult

5 Tips for Going Back to School as an Adult

Completely changing the direction of your life, wiping the slate clean, and starting over can be an exhilarating yet terrifying experience. It means completely jumping out of your comfort zone and getting used to feeling entirely out of your depth in almost every new situation. What I didn’t realize when I first decided to embark on the journey of going to medical school, is that it would also mean that I would have to go back to high school in order to proceed with what I wanted to do. High school! At the time high school was over ten years ago for me, and I assumed that the day I graduated was the last day I would ever have to see the inside of that institution. The last thing I wanted to do to move forward was to have to take ten steps backward first.
August 21, 2016 by Candice Griffin
The Journey of Becoming a Physician

The Journey of Becoming a Physician

If someone told me 10 years ago that I would one day become a physician I would have most likely laughed out loud in incredulity. Yet here I am at 32 years of age finishing up my first year of medical school. It’s interesting how life twists and turns, and how the person you are at one point in time can transform into someone very different along the way...
July 08, 2016 by Candice Griffin