Proving to myself I can do more than I think

I got my grade back on my chemistry exam and it was pretty damn good.

This was a couple months ago in Chem, but it sums up how I feel about my exam perfectly :D Smiles and balloons :)
This was a couple months ago in Chem, but it sums up how I feel about my exam perfectly :D Smiles and balloons :)

As of right now, I’m feeling done with the semester. My classes are just dragging on, it’s beautiful outside, and I’m struggling to pay attention. That’s not going to cut it. Instead, I’m not going to let myself slack until after I have all A’s in my classes. I have no excuse to feel “done” with this semester until I am retaining all A’s. There is no excuse. Getting A’s aren’t hard, it just requires a little more time commitment. And I”m going to get them ;)

Thursday we went out to Sky Zone for Girls' Night. It was definitely a great adventure!
Thursday we went out to Sky Zone for Girls’ Night. It was definitely a great adventure and we’re going again sometime!

Every Thursday night the girls and I have our “Girls’ Night”. I haven’t been able to make a lot of them recently because of CAB Events, but was able to make last weeks :) We ended up going to Sky Zone, and it was amazing! I did a couple flips, and managed to sprain my ankle trying to jump, bounce my butt on the trampoline, and bounce up into a standing position. I didn’t sprain it flipping, but on the kiddie trick! The girl laughing in the picture is in another segment of Anatomy and Physiology 1 and all throughout the night, we were telling each other to be careful not to injure any parts of us, and when I fell on my ankle, I was able to tell her what was hurting and how it happened.

Being able to refer to any part of my body, and know what is there and what it’s called is definitely amusing. It’s information I’m not going to ever want to forget.

#NeverForget
#NeverForget

Muscle Practical

Tomorrow morning is my muscle practical! Eeeeeeeekers I’ve studied a bit, and am familiar with everything. I just want to work a bit more tomorrow morning on the Serratus Anterior, the knee joint, and the leg. It sounds like a lot, but I’m sure I’ll do fine as long as I keep my head up :)

Spending a little quality time with someone special to me
Spending a little quality time with someone special to me.

I got back my second Calculus exam today, and boy it was definitely not what I was expecting or wanting. Our teacher will drop the lowest grade and replace it with our final if we do better on our final, so I need to kick my butt into gear on that.

Chemistry exam earlier today! It was mostly on resonance, formal charge, and bond energies. There were two or three questions I wasn’t positive on, but once I was out of the room I felt a great weight off my shoulders.

 

A bunch of us went out for bowling the other night :) This picture was only for us girls!
A bunch of us went out for bowling the other night :) This picture was only for us girls! See? I do have a life besides school.

Last but not least, my application is in for the school I’m looking to transfer to. Right now I’m dreading the wait for the decision, but will most likely forget about it until it comes. At least that’s what I’m hoping will happen.

And another of just Anthony and I before we left. We weren't really up for the giant slumber party after. Our beauty sleep and studying needed to come first.
A quick picture of Superman and I before we left. We weren’t really up for the giant slumber party after. Our beauty sleep and studying came first.

General Chemistry 1 Study Guide

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This is the first half of my General Chemistry study guide.  It’s key to note that this material is not from a MCAT Review book or the AAMC website.  Once I’m finished learning the chemistry that is going to be on the exam, I will create an updated study guide to share with you.  I hope this at least aid in your studying :)

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Study Guide

Welcome to the New and Improved :)

Welcome :) My name is Carol, and here you can read about my journey through pre-med. I am graduating from Finger Lakes Community College this spring (before my eighteenth birthday), and planning on attending Nazareth College this fall before medical school. I wasn’t sure medicine was the path I wanted to take when I started FLCC, but it turns out it’s my passion. Outside of sciences, I’m also passionate about music and teach swim lessons seasonally. I play the flute, saxophone, piano, clarinet, and the vibes :)

 

Psychology Models Cheat Sheet

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Models Cheat Sheet

Biological Model

Motivation: state of biological, integrity and health

Basis for Assessment: medical tests, self-reports, observable behaviors

Theoretical Foundation: animal and human research, case studies, other research methods

Source of Abnormal Behavior: Internal: biological trauma, heredity, biochemical imbalances

Treatment: biological interventions (drugs, ECT, surgery, diet)

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Historic Perspectives

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Historic Perspectives

Prehistoric and Ancient Beliefs

  • No distinguishment between mental and physical disorders
  • Demonology: demonic possession
  • Trephining: surgical method from stone age in which part of the skull was chipped away to provide an opening through which an evil spirit could escape
  • Exorcism: treatment method used by early Greeks, Chinese, Hebrews, and Egyptians in which prayer, noises, emetics, flogging,, and starvation were used to cast evil spirits out of an afflicted person’s body

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