October 25, 2019

Dear Student,

I want to finish last week's conversation. You came to my office for dating advice and strategies for staying focused in school. I will reiterate my points during our meeting and add some additional insights with this letter. 

It depends. There is no one-si...

September 20, 2019

Dear Student,

How are you? We are four weeks into the semester, and you've taken two exams. I am writing to you today to get you to reevaluate your habits.

I am reading James Clear’s book Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones. No,...

August 23, 2019

Dear Brother,

It’s been one week. The semester has just begun, and you should be off to a good start. I am writing you this letter because you stopped by the office for an appointment. You are developing study routines, and need some advice.

I am here to help you with ti...

Dear Student,

Welcome back! It was good to see you in my office this week. Time with family and friends over the brief summer break appears to have renewed your spirit. I am concerned about the terms of our meeting. This letter recaps our meeting and offers you some adv...

Dear Student,

Congrats, you’ve made it through an entire year of medical school! It may seem like a minor accomplishment, but you must make time to acknowledge the small steps climbed in route to your ultimate goal. This letter will give you some insight into making the...

Dear Student,

We've made it to that time of the year. You have your final exams, and I have meetings in preparation for the next term. My intention with this letter is to massage motivation into your brain, oiled by practical strategies that can enable you to do your be...

April 26, 2019

Dear Student,

It has been a minute. You've been off for spring break, and I took some time to visit my family in Los Angeles. How are you?

Yes, I received your emails sent during my absence. It may take me some time to catch up on all the emails, but I will respond. In t...

February 8, 2019

I am currently participating in a writing challenge with The Good Men Project. Find similar samples to this entry at this link. A modified version of the following piece was submitted for publication yesterday and will be published within a few days on their site. 

Dear...

November 23, 2018

Dear Student,

This week, I am writing this letter to share with you an incredible resource for the holiday break. As our semester ends, I hope you are happy with the progress you've made. If for whatever reason, you find that you failed a course, please do not interpret...

November 2, 2018

Dear Student,

How are you this week? Today, I want to remind you of an important activity that can help you perform better on your exams, term papers, or other school-related assignments.

When I saw you last week, you looked a little rough. Without me asking, you told me...

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