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Anatomy and Spelling

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by realruby2000, May 1, 2002.

  1. realruby2000

    realruby2000 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Im takin an anatomy class and am doing pretty well in it so far...however our prof doesnt take off for spelling.... If he did my A would be an F right now.... some of this crap is too complicated to spell.... is spelling a big issue while taking anatomy in med school?
     
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  3. ckent

    ckent Banned Banned

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    Spelling correctly didn't matter in my anatomy class. I imagine it's that way at most med schools too.
     
  4. usfgator

    usfgator Member 7+ Year Member

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    spelling did matter at my school. If you were off by one letter that was ok, but otherwise it was marked wrong if spelled wrong.
     
  5. tulanestudent

    tulanestudent Member 7+ Year Member

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    One of my fellow students who was an MD/PhD, much more interested in the PhD part, had a funny comment on his anatomy strategy.

    He said "I only need to know the first 4 letters, then I just write messy after that". He passed.
     

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