You'll wonder how you ever managed to pass school on your meager one hour of studying per night.11. But ask them if your knee is swollen, or what you should do to tame your mucous-filled cough, or why the heck your head feels like someone's been drilling through it for oil for two weeks straight, and they won't have a clue.
Medical students, as I’m sure we all know, are a very strange bunch.
Here are a few relationship tips from a medical student dating a non-medical person: Sometimes our personal lives can take a back-burner to medical school. Always keep in mind that your partner is your other half — they are not disposable or an inconvenience.
If you realize you’ve strayed from the path of relationship righteousness, stop right there and start making changes to get back to where you should be. University of Louisville School of Medicine Lindsay Smith is a Class of 2016 medical student and an aspiring cat lady. Her present interests include but are not limited to: pizza, Lord of the Rings references, bad puns, tattoos and sharks.
She enjoys finding the humor inherent in the life of a medical student and the process of becoming a physician.
Whether you’re starting medical school or beginning your second year, this post is for you. Take your book, some ear plugs, an MP3 player, some paper, a pen, and take notes on what you’re trying to learn. All the other distractions make it harder for you to concentrate on learning. Don’t you just feel like bopping the guy in the head who aces every test and then sits there with his smug grin bragging about it in the study lounge? You know what they call the person who graduates lowest in his medical school class? You don’t need great grades in every subject to be a decent doctor. Then — well, I’m not sure how many accident victims would benefit from me testing their reflexes or doing a funduscopic exam on them. More often than not, you’ll give them the wrong advice and you could get yourself into trouble in the process.