where one wastes the prime of his youth studying ridiculously long, hard, tedious, dry, and unbelievably boring subjects, which
the exams. Most
likely going suicidal
and severely depressed in the process, the stress will
eat his life span like fire through wood, his hair starts to fall quite early, said subject's diet
consists of energy drinks and caffeine.
Not only is one expected to be an academic genius, and a a God-like
clinician, society demands that
you become a social angel, smiling at everything and everyone, treating everyone like a king/queen, excellent with
small talk, ..etc. Basically you have to be the enslaved incarnation
of Mother Teresa.
If you manage to pull it off, you will
a fact that will
shake the boundaries of your life, and either drive you mad, or causes the return of the suicidal
thoughts ... The fact that Medicine
is the absolute most
inaccurate science on the face
of the earth, and I mean light years more inaccurate than
chaos math; each case presentation will
make the text book seem like a fairytale book.
Come specializing, you will
find that every
chapter you've studied is in actuality a 3,000+ paged book. But that
's another story.
My GSCE grades would've gotten me into any school
I wanted, overwhelmed
by the possibilities, I asked my so very
proud parents for guidance, so Medical School
it was. I wasted my youth, I am not happy, I cut myself, I've been suicidal, I have no friends, I haven't experienced anything in life beside studying and having an exam, my blood
pressure has become steadily elevated, I'm severely out of shape, and my previously proud parents are now disappointed
because I'm not doing well in school
and that 'I'm no longer the son they used to know'.