Being a medical student will involve working harder than you’ve ever worked in your life – but chances are, it’ll also involve having more fun than you’ve ever had before. There are plenty of off-putting myths about being a medical student, but in reality it’s enjoyable, interesting and highly rewarding, especially in light of what you’re working towards. In this article I will describe 12 things about being a medical student that I hope will reassure and excite you about the prospect of studying medicine.
- You will be able to use what you learn for the rest of your life
- Sometimes it’s hard work
- Being a medical student isn’t all about studying medicine
- Studying anatomy involves more than looking at pictures
- You will make some of your closest friends studying medicine