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Med School Diaries: Its okay to take a break

It’s been a tough two weeks back since Christmas. I have pushed myself almost to breaking point, mainly due to forgetting that my mind needs a break too. This weekend I full on crashed. I did no work and spent most of my time in bed sleeping.  I think I was incredibly anxious and tired,… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Its okay to take a break

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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 | Made it to Christmas!

The medical school and its pupils are decked in Christmas attire. There are trees, jumpers and reindeer headbands and the atmosphere has been mixed between exhaustion and excitement about the soon to be festive season… and now its here!  The Christmas Holidays! It’s hard to believe that I have completed 40% of year 1 at… Continue reading Med School Diaries | Made it to Christmas!

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Med School Diaries: Block 2, Week 2

I can't believe we are only a month away from the Christmas break! Time is flying and with another week of lecture heavy content having just gone it is hard to find the time to get any revision done. This week has been a busy one, yet i am fortunate enough to have been extremely… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Block 2, Week 2

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Med School Diaries: Block 2, Week 1

I can’t believe the first week of block two has finished, it has honestly flown by. The amount of information thrown at you in the first week is intense; you feel overwhelmed and any confidence you have often disappears during this week and you spend the next four years to claw it back. I had… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Block 2, Week 1

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Med School Diaries | 1 Block down, 4 to go…

It’s hard to believe that I am a fifth of the way though my first year of medical school. The amount of work and effort in order to stay afloat has been a real shock, but the motivation to succeed is the real reason we get through it. The week itself has been fairly reduced… Continue reading Med School Diaries | 1 Block down, 4 to go…

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Med School Diaries: Five weeks in…

Week five has been so busy. It’s been the countdown to the end of the block, and the exam that follows it, and a week full of different experiences to the lecture theatres I have been in for days on end. When you add in the dog that came to visit, its been an intense… Continue reading Med School Diaries: Five weeks in…

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Medical School Week 3…. i think

I can't believe week three is finally over. It feels like i have been there for months. This feeling is probably due to the amount of information being crammed into my brain in such a short space of time. I have to say i am finally setting in and getting to grips with the day… Continue reading Medical School Week 3…. i think

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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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My First Week of Medical School

My first week of medical school is officially over! It's been a tough week mentally and emotionally. Having to balance the vast input of information with the physical strain my body went under cycling to and from uni every day - definitely a new experience for me. I am happy to finally have gotten started,… Continue reading My First Week of Medical School