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Med School Diaries: Breakdowns, Burnouts and Bunkering Down

The last week was extremely unproductive in my opinion. Its always been the same when it gets to the last week of each term; my body and brain were both ready for a break and the ability to get anything remotely productive done had long run away from me.  With my car in the garage… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Breakdowns, Burnouts and Bunkering Down

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Med School Diaries: I am alive, I survived block 3!

I can’t believe that Block 3 is over and done with (until revision in five weeks). I am beyond grateful that it is over and feel very fortunate to survive it! The week has shown me how strong I am mentally since I have recovered from my burnout. I am totally prepared to get block… Continue reading Med School Diaries: I am alive, I survived block 3!

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Med School Diaries: Back on Track

This week a much happier medical student is writing this post, the one who finally feels they are getting back on track with life. It’s been a combination of smiling through the mental break, eating healthy and exercising, and gaining some confidence.  The confidence came from Friday’s Clinical skills lesson. During this season we get… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Back on Track

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Med School Diaries: Back in the Action

My first week of the new term is over, and a basic description for the week would be “loving the library”. I really need to be in the library as much as I can, its the only way I can get through the year successfully… which I need to be more than ever.  This week… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Back in the Action

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Med School Diaries | In sickness and In health

It’s been another busy week of med school. It seems like they are intent on cramming as much into the final few weeks of term as possible. Last week was a packed week of community placements and hospital inductions which when combined with being massively unwell was not a week I’ve enjoyed. My community placement… Continue reading Med School Diaries | In sickness and In health

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Med School Week 4: Sometimes you just need a cuddle.

The last week of med school was hard, and not in the way i expected it to be. I was expecting the week to be a busy mess of balancing uni lectures with finally getting grip on the block 1 revision. Unfortunately, last week turned into a mess of emotions and the realisation that i… Continue reading Med School Week 4: Sometimes you just need a cuddle.

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Medical School: Week Two

My second week of medical school is now complete! A heavy week of lectures and information overload, it’s been nice to take the weekend to catch up on work without any more piling up on the to do pile. Fridays as always are definitely an adventure; the early morning 8am lecture is definitely not the… Continue reading Medical School: Week Two

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Why I Chose Warwick Medical School

One of the first steps when deciding to become a doctor is picking your medical school. I picked my four choices with two being my preferred options, Warwick was my top choice. There were many reasons why I picked Warwick as my home for the next four years most are outlined below:   Postgraduate Only… Continue reading Why I Chose Warwick Medical School

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The Next Great Adventure!

I can finally let everyone know about the next adventure i will be going on... and bringing you all along on the blog! When i was 16, i had got my GCSE results. I was asked by the careers adviser at my school what i wanted to be when i was older. I wanted to… Continue reading The Next Great Adventure!