Prior Knowledge needed?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by mike1234, Apr 23, 2001.

  1. mike1234

    mike1234 Junior Member
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    I'm starting med school this fall and have been out of school for a while. Do I need to re-learn any biology etc. before starting? thanks
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  2. Winged Scapula

    Winged Scapula Cougariffic!
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    It might make things a bit easier but as we've discussed ad nauseum here - spend your last really free summer having fun. You will not be able to brush up enough to make it help significantly (as you will cover your undergrad semester's worth of bio in a few weeks) IMHO.

    Enjoy yourself.

    PS. This is rather ironic for me to be posting as I asked the same thing of my senior residents (ie, what books should I be reading to prepare myself, to refresh my surgical knowledge etc.) and enjoy yourself was the advice they gave me. [​IMG]

    Penn State University
    Department of Surgery

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