2nd & 3rd year Books Official Price List

Dear friends, Praised be Jesus and Mary! I was sorting my files when I saw this, and I realized that I have not shared this yet: I do not have the best grades, but I think I know from experience and from other sources (professors, seniors, friends, etc) the good reference books which is worth the investment. For…

The Symbol of True Love

“The greatest symbol of LOVE is not the “HEART” but the CROSS. Why? Because the heart can always stop beating, but the man on the cross will never stop LOVING. :)” Dear friend, Praised be Jesus and Mary! This was the last Power Point slide of Dra. Maria Luisa D. Delacruz’s lecture. She did not…

Prayer and Action Potential

Dear friend, Praised be Jesus and Mary! This post is going to be a little nerdy, but those who understand the principles of Action Potential will love this. Our first homework this school year requires us to explain how negative and positive feedbacks apply to action potential. My classmate, Alger Vidallon, came up with a…

Final Exams

Dear friend, Praised be Jesus and Mary! While a small voice in my head says that I am jealous of my other friends who are exempted to take final examinations, I still feel grateful for the opportunity to study everything all over again. 🙂 Final exams are blessings in disguise. I am feeling amazed that…

Blessing of Cadavers

Blessing of Cadavers

Dear friend, Praised be Jesus and Mary! We ended our second month in med school with the Blessing of Cadavers. (I should have posted this a long time ago. I forgot. I was reminded because we will celebrate a Thanksgiving Mass for the cadavers next week.) To those who are not familiar with the term,…

Vision

Dear friend, Praised be Jesus and Mary! The eyes and the tests related to it are absolutely interesting. The Snellen chart is an eye chart developed by Dutch ophthalmologist Herman Snellen to measure visual acuity. Obviously, the photo above is not the real eye chart. But, I’ve had this on my wall for almost a…

Too Busy To Pray?

Dear friend, Praised be Jesus and Mary!! The first year students are now very busy preparing for the first wave of Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology exams. The second year students, on the other hand, are very busy with their grace week. I heard that their schedule for the next weeks is filled with exams. In short,…