USE YOUR CONTACTS
You don’t need to have family member or a friend who is a doctor to be able to use your contacts wisely. According to the theory of six degrees of separation, you’re only six introductions away from any other person on the planet. While maybe only partly true, I can’t emphasise enough the power of networks and contacts.
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You can generally split medical students into three groups of people: those who believe that they were born to do medicine, those who wish they could do anything but medicine, and those somewhere in between. If you’re in the first group, you probably came out of the womb with a stethoscope around your neck. Your favourite childhood game was Operation, you’ve watched House so many times you know that lupus is always the diagnosis and you started looking for work experience at the age of 12. Chances are, the idea of giving up your entire life to pursue medicine is a dream come true.
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