(Closed) Medical student bees unite

posted 6 years ago in College
Post # 3
903 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

1) Country in which you’re studying medicine Ireland

2) Year of med school (and number of years in program) 3 out of 4 

3) Future specialties in which you’re interested OBS/GYN or GP. 

4) Would you do it again? Med school that is. Not a snowballs chance in hell. I would have either just gone into nursing or midwifery straight out of high school or kept my cushy office job I had throughout high school and undergrad.

Post # 4
35 posts

Hi fellow med bees! How crazy are we to get married during med school? As if we weren’t busy enough! 😛


Country: Australia


Current year: Year 3/4 graduate program


Possible future specialties: Emergency, GP, Anaesthetics


Would you do it again? Some days yes, some days no! Despite being in the midst of exams (last one is tomorrow!), today is a yes. I completed a psychology degree to meet grad entry requirements and it was a long road to get in, but I did and remind myself of how much I wanted it. And what a privilege it is, don’t you think? I get down some days because of the pressure and sacrifices, but having seen the other side (previously worked in psych field), the grass isn’t greener.

Post # 5
1047 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Haven’t been a med student for nearly 6 years now, but I thought I’d stop by. 


Country – Studied in Ireland, worked there for 3 years, then got the hell out! Moved to Oz, far superior working conditions!


Year – Nearly 6 years post graduation 🙂


Specialty – Medicine (gen med at present)


Would I Do it again? – Hmmm, yes and no. Medicine is the best and worst job in the world. I’ve had both amazing and terrible experiences, but at least I can say that it wasn’t boring! I’ve got some pretty interesting stories out of it at the very least. Plus I met my wonderful Fiance in college, so I would never pass that up. 

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