As accepted students prepare to enter medical school, there are undoubtedly many questions, fears, and anticipation of what lies ahead. I interviewed Missy, who has now graduated into her second year of medical school, to find out what her first year was like. What was her greatest surprise during her first year? What were the greatest and worst moments? Why is it important to “know yourself well and know that you can do it?” How does a former BMX (Bicycle Motocross) professional choose to go to medical school?