The series welcomes projects with any balance of text and visual narrative, from larger graphic narratives to collections of vignettes or serial comics, in color or black and white, fiction or nonfiction.
Projects in the series take up themes of all kinds, exploring topics from immigration to family, education to identity.
One book I’d recommend that helped me in examining how I spend my time is by Greg Mc Keown.
I read this a month before starting med school and I’m glad I did. Accepted: Lastly, can you share your top three tips for those currently in the application process? Especially if you know there’s a weak area or two in your application. The application cycle can be tough mentally, and it helps to have people who will share positive, uplifting words and will support you in this process.
The machete enables path-clearing; it hacks new trails and carves out new directions.
The Machete series celebrates and shepherds unique new voices into publication, providing a platform for writers whose work intervenes in dangerous ways.I like to go salsa dancing, lie in bed and watch Netflix, and spend time (whether on the phone, Skype, or in person) with my fiancé.So trying to schedule everything so I succeed and that the same time, feel happy and fulfilled, was a bit of a challenge the first two months. Thankfully, I can say I’ve got the hang of things now – although, I’m always eager to learn ways to make it better.This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with medical school applicants and students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top medical schools and the med school application process. One of the schools waitlisted me for a while, and the other school (OSU) referred me to their postbac program. The last time we spoke, you were in the process of applying to medical schools. At the end of the cycle, I had received only two interviews.Third, if your cycle isn’t going as well as you hoped, BREATHE, it’s not the end of the world.You can send letter of intents to medical schools, reach out to someone in admissions and see if they would be willing to talk to you about your application (the weak areas), look into programs that offer a conditional acceptance into the med school upon completing their requirements, or apply a second time around. Derin: I am currently a first year medical student at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Accepted: You had a quite a list of schools that you planned on applying to, as well as a top choice. Did you change your mind at any point through applying, secondaries, and interviews? Although I applied early, I still had some weaknesses in my application, i.e. I ended being rejected from almost all the schools I applied to.I decided to do the one year MEDPATH program at OSU and the following year, matriculated into the medical school.This series showcases fresh stories, innovative forms, and books that break new aesthetic ground in nonfiction—memoir, personal and lyric essay, literary journalism, cultural meditations, short shorts, hybrid essays, graphic pieces, and more—from authors whose writing has historically been marginalized, ignored, and passed over.The series is explicitly interested in not only ethnic and racial diversity, but also gender and sexual diversity, neurodiversity, physical diversity, religious diversity, cultural diversity, and diversity in all of its manifestations.