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    http://www.medschoolhell.com/2007/04...edical-school/

    Translating the Americanisms, (3rd year = our 3rd/4th year combined GEP style, 4th year = fifth year), this is a great read, many truths in here!

    Especially quote 101
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    (Original post by digitalis)
    http://www.medschoolhell.com/2007/04...edical-school/

    Translating the Americanisms, (3rd year = our 3rd/4th year combined GEP style, 4th year = fifth year), this is a great read, many truths in here!

    Especially quote 101
    :rofl: I can agree with quiet a few already. Though 'gunner?' never heard it...
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    (Original post by crazylemon)
    :rofl: I can agree with quiet a few already. Though 'gunner?' never heard it...
    Gunners are people who "gun" for the top spot...the keen beans, the people who will screw almost anyone to be the best in the year etc.
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    (Original post by digitalis)
    Gunners are people who "gun" for the top spot...the keen beans, the people who will screw almost anyone to be the best in the year etc.
    Oh, I love messing with them it is so much fun!
    Some people there I already want to strangle though...
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    Well that was demotivating to say the least. Anything good to say about medical school?
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    I'm McLoving number 13 atm.
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    "Only half of your class will be in the top 50%. You have a 50% chance of being in the top half of your class. Get used to it now"
    But isn't that obvious?:confused:
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    (Original post by missbrowneyes)
    "Only half of your class will be in the top 50%. You have a 50% chance of being in the top half of your class. Get used to it now"
    But isn't that obvious?:confused:
    You obviously aren't at medical school yet.

    The way people act sometimes is as though if they don't screw someone over and get below an A they'll die.

    Wait and see.
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    (Original post by missbrowneyes)
    "Only half of your class will be in the top 50%. You have a 50% chance of being in the top half of your class. Get used to it now"
    But isn't that obvious?:confused:
    :facepalm:

    Humour fail.
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    Is it weird that I still think medicine sounds awesome? :lolwut:
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    "18.At some point during your stay, a stranger’s bodily fluids will most likely come into contact with your exposed skin."
    :zomg:
    "13.Most of your time on rotations will be wasted. Thrown away. Down the drain." - whats a rotation?
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    hahahahha
    i dont care ima sadist.
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    (Original post by Sarky)
    You obviously aren't at medical school yet.

    The way people act sometimes is as though if they don't screw someone over and get below an A they'll die.

    Wait and see.
    In spite of that list I can't wait to wait and see
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    (Original post by missbrowneyes)
    In spite of that list I can't wait to wait and see
    Awesome, good luck
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    (Original post by missbrowneyes)
    In spite of that list I can't wait to wait and see
    These two phrases don't go that well together if i'm honest.

    I'm just confused now.
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    (Original post by digitalis)
    :facepalm:

    Humour fail.
    ...I guess I just missed it.
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    (Original post by moley89)
    These two phrases don't go that well together if i'm honest.

    I'm just confused now.
    Er..it was kind of deliberate(how did i wind up having to defend myself on here?)
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    (Original post by Cravez)
    "18.At some point during your stay, a stranger’s bodily fluids will most likely come into contact with your exposed skin."
    :zomg:
    "13.Most of your time on rotations will be wasted. Thrown away. Down the drain." - whats a rotation?
    Rotations=Firms.

    Like in third year in the UK you tend to do medicine and surgery, fourth year O&G, Paeds etc etc...
    Residency=Combo of FY and Specialist training leading to consultancy
    Match=MTAS/UKFPO
    Intern=House Officer
    Attending=Consultant
    Dermatology/Radiology=Most sought after/competitive specialities in the US.


    And about the bodily fluids, standard?? Bit of blood, piss, vom...

    (Original post by foxyamy)
    Is it weird that I still think medicine sounds awesome? :lolwut:
    This is where 101 comes in
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    Is it bad I laughed at number 100 when I pictured it?
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    That was great. The 50% one is good. I remember reading some guys quote about doctors (not word for word right but roughly)

    "I'm afraid of going to a hospital. Did you know that 50% of doctors graduated in the bottom half of their class..."
 
 
 
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