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Hello! Welcome to TheMDJourney! My name is Lakshya (pronounced Luck-sh) and I’m a first year Internal Medicine resident in Texas!

Below is a brief summary of who the person behind the keyboard is. 

But first I have a question for you. Feel like you’re going into medicine with more questions than answers? 

That was basically me before starting med school. I had heard too many scary stories and didn’t know if I could survive.

But now 3 years later I’ve not only survived, I’ve grown and thrived in med school. 

TheMDJourney is my attempt to do the same – succeed in your medical journey with less stress. 

Over the past two years, I’ve written by my successes, failures, discoveries, and of course plenty of tips and advice for you. In the process, I’ve written two books, got engaged, and am getting closer to my graduation day! 

The website is my medium to share tips on studying, time management, productivity, and personal growth. By reading this you’re joining tens of thousands of readers who 

Basically, if there was a question I had on my journey, I went ahead and wrote a blog post on it once I discovered the answers. 

By reading this you’re joining tens of thousands of readers who have found to TheMDJourney to help them on their journey. 

Who Am I? 

I know you have been meaning to ask, so here is my life in a few short paragraphs.

My family and I are from India, but I’ve lived in the US most of my life.

I call Austin my home and am a proud UT Austin graduate! download  I received my degree in Neuroscience and selected to take a gap year between college and medical school


During my gap year, I worked, as a behavioral therapist, along with some amazing kid who had autism. 

Shortly afterward, I underwent the stressful and grueling process of applying to medical school. 

Somehow I managed to get from that small town in India to one of the best medical institutions in the country. I’m not sure what kind of doctor I’ll be, but I know I have time to survey and decide so stay tuned!


I love sports – basketball being my favorite! I’m a huge Lebron James fan and of course, have to support Longhorn football! 

Learning how to stay fit and healthy are also passions of mine. Finally, self-improvement through books, videos, and experiences are staples in my life, so expect all of these to show up on the blog!

Now Let Me Help You On Your Journey: 

The growth of TheMDJourney has been mind-blowing. But I’m nowhere close to where I want to take it. 

Every week I’m putting out content which is intended to help you. This is in the form of blog posts and YouTube videos. 

You can also follow me on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter! Just click on the icons below this post!

So join the community and let me help you along your journey. Below you’ll be able to sign up for my email list and get three free guides to help you in medical school. 

I hope you’ll humble me and join me on this journey!

Until next time my friends…

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