A Week of Med School: Introduction to Clinical Learning

Hi friends, hope you’re all doing well! I thought I’d document this week of university since it was a good mixture of different things I’ve been doing. We’ve not yet started our official placements for this year, so these first four weeks are mainly just to start becoming acclimatised to the wards (we go on …

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Preparing for Clinical Years

With the start of a new year comes the start of a new organisational system because we all know I spend too much time procrastinating-by-preparation: a fantastic illusion of productivity because you’re still doing something, but it’s questionable whether the time could be spent better doing other things. Maybe something to fire up the neurones …

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COVID, Computers & Communication: A Med School Update

Hi guys! Hope you’re all doing well, living your best lives. I can’t believe we’re so deep into September already, time feels like it’s slipping out of my hands nowadays, but recently things have picked up a bit again because I’ve started university for this year. I wanted to give you all an update on …

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Never Forget Anything Again: A Student’s Guide to Anki

Anki is one of those apps that has quite a steep learning curve, but once you’ve got it figured out, you wonder how you managed to memorise anything without it. Fortunately for you, I’ve dealt with the steep learning curve (with the help of a few good YouTube videos and two years of experience), so …

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Stationery Essentials I Can’t Live Without

I don’t know about you guys, but with the ongoing climate emergency, I’m always looking for ways to make my life more eco-friendly and going completely paperless is one of the things that I’ve been considering for so long. Since I started university, I’ve definitely been using a lot less paper than I was previously, …

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