Ever wonder what your brain is like "on yoga", and why it is known to have so many mental health benefits? Me too. With a degree in neuroscience, and someone who has gotten through moments of anxiety with the help of yoga, I too wanted to know what kind of magic a downward-dog was putting on my brain. … Continue reading Neuroscience and Yoga: how yoga physiologically changes the brain
Figuring out if taking a "gap year" is right for you is always a stressful process. Whether you want to do it strengthen your application, to work and save money, to take time off and relax before dental (med/pharm/vet/etc.) school, to travel, or for some other reason, its definitely a very personal decision. In this … Continue reading The Gap Year
Oh, the wonderful Dental Admissions Test. Burning out while preparing for this exam is a very probable occurrence, and no matter what you do to try to avoid it, the pressure just gets to be too much. In my experience, as I got closer to my test date, the building stress made me more and more anxious; … Continue reading The DAT: tips to stay sane and succeed
Before my dental school interview in Phoenix, Arizona, my mom and I decided to take a few days off and go to the Grand Canyon! We did a day trip to the South Rim from Phoenix. Before going, I tried to look up information online to figure out if doing a day-trip was feasible and … Continue reading Day Trip: Grand Canyon, USA
Dentistry is what I love. Before I explain why I chose this as my career path, here is a little explanation of what it takes to become a dentist: -4 years of Undergraduate Education. -4 years of Dental School. After these four years, depending on your school, you will receive your DMD (Doctor of Medicine in … Continue reading Why Dentistry?