"A LOT of hard work finally pays off"
How I did it: The hardest thing is getting into Med School to begin with.
After you're in, it's just a case of hanging in there and not giving up. That, and attending class every day and studying a LOT ha.
However it's been incredibly worthwhile, and I've met heaps of awesome people. Probably the best year of my life thus far.
Lessons & tips: Stay organised. I use a lot of lists and a lot of calendars
'Sharpen the Saw' - Stephen Covey (7 Habits of Highly Effective People) talk for taking care of yourself - I found taking one day off a week and at least one hour a day made things a lot easier. I usually took much more time off than that though - however it gets challenging during exams.
Make connections - network, facebook (but not too much ha), and keep abreast of what's going on. The more friends you have to support you, and guage your progress against, the more well-adjusted you're likely to feel
Learn advanced mnemonics - it can't be understated how helpful this is
Resources: 7 Habits of Highly People - Stephen Covey
PMemory.com - THE BEST mnemonics course and techniques in the world - HIGHLY recommended
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