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What's everyone doing in bringing in 2009?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by ponybreeder4, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. ponybreeder4

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    So for some of us will be the deciding year, those acceptances/rejections should start pouring in soon, for others this will be the year to take the beast, the MCAT, so how are fellow premeds ringing in 09?
     
  2. funkydrmonkey

    funkydrmonkey They Call Me Dr. Funkmonk
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    Who still celebrates New Years... as premeds we have all stayed up past 12am... it is just another day...
     
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    I fall into the latter category my friend. I take the MCAT at the end of May and already I feel overwhelmed. I've been studying everyday since my break started because I know I will be limited next semester although I did arrange my schedule to the point where I can set aside blocks of time to study every week.

    This is gunna be an interesting semester, last semester was my busiest, this will be my most stressful. Whatayaa gunna do? Economy is going south, news is bad, just gotta take it all one day at a time. At least my VR score on all my practice tests is 13+ so maybe I won't have to focus as much on it and things will be a little easier.
     
  4. cbrons

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    I'm going back to school to celebrate it

    Actually I'm going back to pickup my berkeley review books which just got shipped there

    This is the first time in my life that my parents have told me I need to "get out" more. I almost feel into a deep depression over it :eek::eek::eek:
     
  5. katarina90

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    A couple of friends, lotsa food, and the Twilight Zone Chain Reaction marathon. : )
     
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    Dinner/movie/party i hope
     
  7. adizz mfresh

    adizz mfresh not set up to mold rubber
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    Here are my plans and yes I am excited about all of them:

    1. Help my brother's GF move.
    2. Right after the move. Head down to the beach to go on a pseudo booze cruise with a lady friend.
    3. Make said lady friend love me.
    4. Have a good NYE with said lady friend.
    5. Convince said lady friend that Northwestern isn't really that cold.
    6. Pass out because this year has been tiring.
     
  8. MyGoalIsMD

    MyGoalIsMD one way to stand out...
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    I'll most likely either be asleep or watching some new years program on tv in bed studying for a statistics final. the significant other has to work the next morning so no party for moi.
     
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    Twilight Zone marathon is the s*** :thumbup:
     
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    volunteering at the hospital, those ER beds aren't gonna make themselves
     
  11. Bacchus

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    Scranton! :)
     
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    p30doc Ever true and unwavering
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    Watching Dick Clark with the fam and eating good catered food! I had plans to visit my best friend 2 hours from here but busted up my back and neck in a car accident a few days ago :mad:
     
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    I hope to tomar muchas cervezas on the beach in Miami
     
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    Rooni Ph.D in Horribleness
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    I'm with the fam for the holidays, so...getting blind drunk. Yup. There's nothing like a nice, thick layer of vodka to shield you from your family's insanity.
     
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    marry me
     
  17. Rooni

    Rooni Ph.D in Horribleness
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    Oh, do you have a crazy family too? Sorry, I have a strict "Sane In-Laws Only" policy. I have to have some balance in my life ;)
     
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    they're just too sane, that's the problem
     
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    Sane might be nice for a change...my mother's a Jehovah's Witness. The holidays SUCK, haha.
     
  20. cbrons

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    hahaha
    hot damn
    does she proselytize at your family functions
     
  21. chiz2kul

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    Sleeping.

    Maybe going downtown to look at the christmas lights before they take them down. There was talk of staying out for the harbour fireworks but I haz a sick. :(
     
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    i wish i could still drink. it would make family gatherings so much easier.
     
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    Hosting our second annual NYE bash back at school
     
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    Haha that was my Christmas. But I'm going to my buddies who's having a big cookout for all of our high school friends, followed by a party in which I hope to still be coherent enough to see the ball drop.
     
  26. jopo

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    Well, I think I have the best plan for bringing in the New Year.

    Check this out-

    In two hours I am getting all four of my wisdom teeth extracted.

    Immediately after that I am making my parents stop by the pharmacy to get me some sweet pain pills.

    Then for the next two to three days I am going to sit on my couch and pop pain pills while I watch all the episodes of House I DVRed over the last few days. It is going to be sweet.:D
     
  27. Zaibatsu

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    7pm to 7am shift in the Emergency Room...
     
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    I'll be your first patient in 2009!
     
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    I'll say what you all are really planning on doing too. I'm going to be on SDN trying to be the first person to get the first post of 2009. :D
     
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    MedicalSonata Friendly Pre-Med, PM me!
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    Hillary Clinton's pushing the button to drop the ball in NYC this year. Booyah!
     
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    i do the family thing on new years.. the russians put great stock into this as a family holiday lol. having my boyfriend join us and after midnight we are gonna head out to a party.. although i still havent recovered from last nights party.. oy
     
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    I was supposed to go to an awesome house party.

    Instead, I'm sitting here drinking tea. Flu season for the lose.
     
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    Just came back from the liquor store and got me:

    Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse
    Samuel Smith's Imperial Stout
    Magic Hat #9
    Chimay Grand Reserve


    It'll be a good year :)
     

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