Author: Apshara Ravichandran

Apshara Ravichandran Apshara Ravichandran (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Saint Louis University School of Medicine


Apshara Ravichandran is a second-year medical student at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, class of 2022. In 2018, she graduated from Williams College with a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology and chemistry. She enjoys reading, running, and going to the local dog park in her free time. After graduating medical school, Apshara would like to pursue a career in a pediatric specialty or child psychiatry.




Step 1 in the Time of COVID

This year, like those before us, we entered our study periods for Step 1 with some trepidation — both about the long hours of studying and the high stakes of the exam. Like those before us, we reassured ourselves that if we put our time in now, we’d be able to move beyond memorizing minutiae to caring for patients in the hospital. And then, unlike those before us, testing centers across the world closed.

Apshara Ravichandran Apshara Ravichandran (1 Posts)

Contributing Writer

Saint Louis University School of Medicine


Apshara Ravichandran is a second-year medical student at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, class of 2022. In 2018, she graduated from Williams College with a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology and chemistry. She enjoys reading, running, and going to the local dog park in her free time. After graduating medical school, Apshara would like to pursue a career in a pediatric specialty or child psychiatry.