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Do not compete with your classmates or compare your grades with others. We all had to be competitive to get into medical school. But once you are accepted, it becomes a level playing field.Getting a 95% on your pathology exam does not mean you will be a great pathologist or clinician...
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You will be tired after rotations and you won't feel like studying at the end of the day. Many third-year students will tell you it is vacation time. Should you believe them? No!
Although it may be difficult to find time to review old material during clerkships, clinical practice provides an important tool for learning: the patient !
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Sure, you can be the all-star in rotations and studying and still have a social life, but if you're sleeping 1 hour a night you will fall asleep in lectures, overdose on coffee, and feel cranky all day long. Making sleep a priority is vital to performing well in life...