Andrea Tooley is an Ophthalmology resident at the Mayo Clinic, avid blogger and youtuber, and a fitness and nutrition buff. And she sleeps.
Want some inspiration? Listen to the recording of our great conversation with Andrea and find out the secret of her med school success.
00:02:04 – What motivated a busy med student to start a blog and youtube channel.
00:03:52 – A scientist’s view of the plethora of contradictory health and nutrition trends.
00:05:52 – Andrea’s advice for applicants at the beginning of the application journey. [Music to Linda’s ears!]
00:07:57 – Maintaining perspective and energy during the daunting med admissions process.
00:09:10 – Early Decision: who should apply ED and who should not.
00:11:52 – The best and worst things about med school.
00:14:24 – How was a student so committed to ophthalmology able to be open-minded about the future?
00:17:04 – Take it from a busy person: how to fit it all in (and sleep, too!).
00:21:19 – Handling the very serious challenge med school poses to a relationship.
00:24:40 – 23 residency interview offers! How did she manage that?
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