In a nutshell: It all falls into place.
The good news is that its possible to be a part-time beach bum while doing fairly well in Pre-med & Med, to bake a doctorate and digest it too. Life is not meant solely for academics, least of all while one pays no taxes. So many other things to learn, experience, & do, both the worthwhile & the decadent, and too few chances to live it up yet still emerge unscathed. (Ah, Youth!) So, if you already have clear short term objectives, the following are tried & true tips learned from most remarkable family elders...
- Early Organization
- Strict application
- Discipline, discipline, discipline
The bad news is that in the clinical training years after medical school, scheme results aren't quite as sanguine. True colors will then show, and in more ways than just a faded tan. At the bottom of the clinical totem pole, both hands are tied by the insolence of disease, its disrespect for social schedules, but mainly by insistent conscience.
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