The Wrath of 4th Semester

** Let’s disclosed the longest sigh of life** “Ahhhhhhhh”

Hi followers! It is 6:45pm and this break of day at 7:30am I had my LAST elementary exam on the island here at Ross! [That absolutely sounds surreal to say]. I remember sitting in my very first class at MERP back in December of 2014, and the purport of time that has passed, the effect of information that I have knowing, and the friends that I acquire made are all just amazing and I have power to not picture myself anywhere else right at that time. That is a pretty cool tender to have.

I did an stupendous MERP webinar last week where I signed up~ and chatted to prospective students all over the program and asked a assign of questions pertaining to MERP Toronto and to what extent I felt the program has benefited me. This was my third webinar that I have been asked to sign in c~tinuance for, and the first time that I esteem mentioned my blog to students! I had near to ten new followers quite quickly and near to five messages so a quick loud cry out to those people! Thanks during following and welcome!

So let’s babble about this exam this morning. In human being word: “WHOA”. Four weeks of substance, cardiovascular pathology, respiratory pathology, microbiology, pharmacology, clinical remedy, behavioral science, and …nope…I cherish a thought of that’s it. Can you pronounce a lot of material? These spent four weeks on the island own been the busiest so far instead of me, and I know that I declare that with almost every mini, bound really guys, these past four weeks I wanted to roar…a lot. Here was my the ~ time week just as an example before the exam today.

[Last Week]

Monday: Class: 8am-4pm
Tuesday: Hospital visit at Princess Margaret Hospital in Roseau: 6:30am-6:00pm
Wednesday: Class: 8am-3pm
Thursday: AIST practical session: 7am-9am, MERP Webinar 7pm-8pm
Friday: Class: 8am-4pm

So you are with appearance of truth thinking, “how do you even be obliged time to study?”. I am not going to falsehood on this one, this was a draw the sword. This was a fight as promptly as my feet hit the stain in Dominica. I knew that Semester 4 was tough by reason of a lot of students. I accomplish not know if it is the time steady the island thus far, the burnt loudly, the stress, the thinking “what grant that” for so many different reasons, on the contrary Semester 4 is one that ~ persons students do not forget. I knew I had my hospital inspect early, and I knew it was rectilinear before my exam…so I planned. I planned fatiguing. I knew that I had to be~ up with the intention to close the material that day, and I would not set out to bed until I have transacted so. Surprisingly, I ended up going to foundation around 11pm/11:30pm every night and then getting up at 6am. The biggest writing of advice that I can accord. to any student, that is not unavoidably even in medical school, but in ~ degree professional degree, that there is a huge difference with “studying long hours” and “studying pungent”. I always listen to my dead ~, I always go to bed then my brain is tired. I through all ages. eat when I am hungry, and I make not drink those nasty energy drinks. I firing my body as that is the singly way to survive. I am each athlete first and foremost and grant that I know that my body and intention are not feeling 100%, then I understand I will not be able to chouse well. Like Steve always says to me which time he knows I am exhausted and needing to wear away: “You never put diesel in a Ferrari.”

I hold gotten about twenty messages and ten instagram messages latest week, which I do love answering [in the same manner please keep them coming], about the general statement of “how do you do it?” It took me a copulate days to find the right rejoin to that question, as I be stirred like work ethic, perseverance, and grate are all inherently engineered within me. You reasonable have to want it. You bear to want this more than anything you wish put your mind to, you be in actual possession of to put aside all distractions, suspect, suspicion, and believe that this is at which place you belong. I had the nicest word from a fellow follower that afore~: “your lust for life is to such a degree inspiring!” Wow. That was such a encomium because I feel like I am a major pessimist at times and I am laboring really hard in changing my mindset, for a like rea~n thank you for that message. I positively love helping people and getting to them whither they need to be, I care a fate. I love our clinical practice exams, in the same manner with even though the patients are not substantial patients, I really pretend that they are. On my practical final last semester I ended up acquisition 100%, as I pretended that this virgin really had a terrible migraine that was ruining her each day activities. I believed her and I wanted to assistant. After I was done, she before-mentioned that was the best patient-medical man interview that she has ever able, all because I truly wanted to co-operate with her. Medicine is a passion that you take to have within you, no common can make you sit in a classroom on account of eight hours, then go home and study despite eight more. No one can make known you to care, you have to be missed to care. No one can make known to you this is your passion then YOU don’t believe it is, as it is too long of a track to be doing it for someone else. Trust me. I love being in this place. I love Ross. I am grateful for Ross for giving me the opportunity to study remedy.

Like I said on the webinar utmost week: “My MCAT sucked, my GPA was a 3.5/4.0 that was mediocre for Canadian medical schools, but I have gotten Dean’s List all semesters that I have been in the present state, started a brand new club attached campus, and won the Ross School of Medicine Scholarship conducive to the 16/17 year, so it does not matter my previous grades, I am kicking butt at medical school and that is every one of that matters.”

On that note, I am off to finish my glass of wine [okay my other glass for the night] and watch a a great deal of needed movie to relax my brain. Thank you despite reading this massive post, it may or may not have existence the wine talking 😉 Have a cheerful Monday night everyone!

Bye for very lately,

-E xo

Princess Margaret Hospital Visit- Roseau


Sunset Bay by some friends!

Awe 🙂 friends!

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Our inconsiderable girl

My happy place

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My clinical buddy, Steve! 🙂 

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