Did you ever promise yourself

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by BlackPuma, Feb 10, 2002.

  1. that with each new semester or quarter...that you would make sure this one went right and that you study your a$$ off so hard, just to make sure you ace every single class...and then after you get ur first midterm, you find out you scored 5 points above the average, and then your like Fuk this ****...and everything goes downhill from there :(
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  3. Jamier2

    Jamier2 SDN Hillbilly Moderator
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    Mar 22, 2001
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    (Cheesy Night At The Roxbury thing)

    I have done that this semester for sure. :D
  4. THE instiGATOR

    THE instiGATOR Cow Tipper
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    Sep 27, 2001
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    I would LOVE to score 5 points above average in my P.Chem class :D . I figure that would give me about a 25%, though I'm not certain what the actual mean is (it's ~20%, I'm sure). That would give me a nice fat D+, instead of the E (our school's F) I currently have. It's a good thing he's going to drop that first test!

    Ok, can I b!tch any more about this class?!? :p

    To answer your original question... No, I usually just do my best and wait for the outcome.
  5. rajneel1

    rajneel1 Senior Member
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    Oct 29, 2001
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    5 points above the average is pretty good i think. i once got 5/100 on a genetics exam. ouch.
  6. Elysium

    Elysium Not Really An Old Beaver
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    Dec 5, 2001
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    I totally hear you. I'm in OChem II and we just had our first test on NMR/IR. I know that this is going to be the easiest test of the semester, and I'm still pretty sure I F-ed it up! Now the whole semester is playing catch-up.

    Oh, also, our Physics II teacher came in on Thursday and said "I've graded 95% of your tests, and let me tell you, they're absolutely horrible". Needless to say, we all felt pretty good after that! (He hasn't taught a non-majors class in several years and I think he's surprised by just how bad we are in physics!)
  7. well, 5 points above the average is very good in medical school.. At most schools 5 points above the average will give you a grade of Pass, and 5 points below the average (and often 10 points below the average since the averages are so high) will get you a grade of Pass. I love this "P=M.D." thing; this should definitely make you guys feel better about med school! :)

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