Monthly Archives: August 2016

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Aug
31

Tips to My Third Year Self: Christina & Jake Mutch

Tips To My Third Year Self

Why get answers from one fourth year, when you can get answers from two? Christina and Jake Mutch think back to the beginning of third year, to offer you five tips for doing great as you start your next clinical rotation. 1. OnlineMedEd. OnlineMedEd. OnlineMedEd. Do it.…

Aug
24

Fourth Year Tips from Marshall Ochi

Tips for Fourth Year Students

Part Two of our series of interviews with current FM interns, giving advice and tips for fourth year medical students embarking on the residency application and interview process. Today we’re interviewing Marshall Ochi, who has a passion for Sports Medicine and Matched to ProMedica Toledo Hospital Family Medicine…

Aug
18

Fourth Year Tips from Sean

Tips for Fourth Year Students

This fall we’ll be doing an awesome series of interviews with current FM interns, getting advice and tips for fourth year medical students embarking on the residency application and interview process. Today we’re interviewing Sean, an osteopathic student who Matched to a family medicine…

Aug
16

Match Season: Basic Resources

Fourth year students have a lot of timelines to keep straight, IMG’s have tons of programs to juggle and DO may be participating in both Matches. That is a lot of dates to track!  Here’s a quick list of the basic Match resource…

Aug
15

Tips to My Third Year Self: Trish Friederich

Tips To My Third Year Self

Recently I asked Trish Friederich if she could go back in time to the beginning of third year, what tips would she give herself, what advice might she offer? Here’s what she said: Trish’s Tips Always ask to do more: I did not ask to…

Aug
11

AAFP’s Strolling Through the Match

Each year the AAFP releases a lovely PDF of information about the Match specifically for those of us who are applying to Family Medicine. The 2016-2017 version is out now, and you can download it directly here. Be sure to check out their…

Aug
8

Scheduling Residency Interviews in 4th Year

Scheduling Residency Interviews

It’s August, so it’s time to start scheduling residency interviews, if you’re a fourth year DO student. For the MD students it’s a little over a month away before the ACGME side opens. So bookmark this post for later. Tips from Farrah for Scheduling Residency…

Aug
5

For our fellow PGY1s…

FMStudent will not have articles aimed at interns or residents, because it’s built for medical students. However, we will be launching an intern-focused site next year, after surviving our own PGY-1 years. For the interim may I suggest you bookmark in-House, a sister-site to…

Aug
4

2016 Match Day Spotlight on In-Training.org

Match Day Spotlight

Last year, in-Training did a series of spotlight articles on students who successfully Matched. This year, both Farrah and Pixie’s Spotlights were posted, which is awesome! Farrah talks about her path to medicine, how to adapt to the medical classroom, preparing for COMLEX…

Aug
1

Happy Birthday to Us! FMS is One Year Old!

FMS is One Year Old Today!

Happy Birthday FMStudent! Today marks one year since our very first post went live. Was it crazy to launch a website as fourth year medical students? Of course, yet it’s been an amazing year! We’ve had incredible opportunities to review products and interview doctors…