Dating a third year med student

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You'll wonder how you ever managed to pass school on your meager one hour of studying per night.11. But ask them if your knee is swollen, or what you should do to tame your mucous-filled cough, or why the heck your head feels like someone's been drilling through it for oil for two weeks straight, and they won't have a clue.

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Initially it’s a whirlwind of names and faces, as these hundred or so people meet each other for the first time.

But as the days go on, bonds will form, and potentially, sparks will fly.

One would think that the third year of medical school would be a crowning achievement—the donning of the white coat, the grasping of the golden ring after many years of striving. The learning curve is voraciously steep as students soak up clinical knowledge at an impressive rate.

However, there is a darker side of this transition to clinical medicine.

They find opportunities to mingle with graduate, business, law, and even undergraduate (gasp) students.

What to expect from a relationship with a future doctor. Their study habits will make you feel like a complete slacker.

Passing each component is a requirement for graduation.

Next month, your future doctor will take the first steps into clinical medicine.

I am not talking about the first day of internship (though that also happens on July 1), but the monumental transition that medical students make at the halfway point of medical school from the classroom years to the clinical years.

But there are negatives as a result: a lack of personal space, everybody knowing your business, and being “trapped” in the med school bubble.

Other people choose to broaden their horizons and date outside of medical school.

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