Monday Wow, could this week start off to a more chaotic start? Managed to lock myself out of my room 30 minutes before I had to be at the med school. Thankfully, security did come and bail me out. It was raining so I had my headphones on, hood up and walking to get there … Continue reading AC1 – Week 1
No, I am not quitting Med School ( I worked way too hard in first year to do that). It is the 8th of September 2019 and it is also the night before the second year. I am excited to be here. There were stages last year where I thought I would never see the … Continue reading Second Year … Second Thoughts
Common Question. How do I take notes? It's pretty funny because the answer is "however you damm well want to". However, the prospect of studying Medicine can be a bit daunting and you may feel like you need to develop superhuman like powers to be able to cope. However, the secret is finding what works … Continue reading Note taking ….. How ?
This was actually a suggestion from one of my Instagram friends and I think it is brilliant. Scrolling through Instagram, it is obvious to see the "rose tinted glasses" of the pre-med world. So, I've decided to sit down and think about what I thought studying Medicine was all about in comparison to what it … Continue reading Expectations V Reality
Textbooks You do not need to buy any textbooks going into first year, especially not detailed cell biology ones. You just are not going to need them. You will figure out over the first few weeks what you do and don’t need. The only one I can really recommend for first year is Greys anatomy … Continue reading Surviving the First year of Medical School
Monday On Monday I headed to GOSH for a 9:30 start of the summer school. I had been really looking forward to this for a while and I had the added bonus of a free ticket ! I managed to get there and of course you enter the awkward first moment of finding people to … Continue reading GOSH Summer School
Are lectures enough or do you need to go crazy with textbooks? So each lecture has a set of learning outcomes that ideally, you need to know ( I can tell you for a fact now though that I did not learn the material to every single one of these outcomes). Lectures generally cover everything, … Continue reading Answering your questions about 1st year…