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M4 Pyromaniac Really Disappointed by “Match” Day
 
M4 Pyromaniac Really Disappointed by “Match” Day

M4 Pyromaniac Really Disappointed by “Match” Day

"I had been excited for this day for months and it didn’t turn out the way I would have hoped.”

Rejected MSPE “Unique Characteristics” Paragraphs

Rejected MSPE “Unique Characteristics” Paragraphs

April 08, 2016

Below are two student written first drafts of MSPE Unique Characteristics paragraphs that were rejected by AWOME. During his time in medical school, Fred made tenured attending physicians jealous of his impeccable knowledge base, assessments and plans, and bedside manner. He was often asked for his input on multiple consult services that he was not rotating […]

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Surgery Attending Finishes Student Evals in Record Time with Creation of “.MS3” Dot-Phrase

Surgery Attending Finishes Student Evals in Record Time with Creation of “.MS3” Dot-Phrase

April 08, 2016

FEINBERG PAVILION, 5TH FLOOR – General surgery Blue service attending, Dr. Ellis, finished the ten evaluations of the M3s he’s worked with during the last surgery clerkship block, just hours before the 4-week post SHELF deadline. Traditionally, he finishes with minutes to spare, but credits this successful grading session to a new dot-phrase:   Comments […]

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The New Curriculum: Where are we now and how much should you still be complaining?

The New Curriculum: Where are we now and how much should you still be complaining?

April 08, 2016

Location: Capstone.   Cause: One last parenteral bolus of the threads we love most from the New Curriculum.   Complaint level: High (threat level ORANGE).   Rationale: Stealing you from your precious final weeks as a human being prior to starting 80 hour work weeks for the next 3-7 years. This includes, but is not […]

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FSM Class of 2016 Exit Poll: Click to Vote

FSM Class of 2016 Exit Poll: Click to Vote

April 08, 2016

Are you more excited to (circle one):   A) Receive your MD   B) Be removed from the med-market list-serv

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M4 Registers Official Complaint Regarding Unavailability of Lockers at Match Day Celebration

M4 Registers Official Complaint Regarding Unavailability of Lockers at Match Day Celebration

April 08, 2016

Terrence Fitzgeorge recalls the joy he felt in January of 2012 upon learning that he had gained admission to The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. It had been his dream to one day become a “Wildcat MD” for as long as he could remember, which owing to a series of immature decisions as a […]

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Trends in Residency Interviews: Applicants to be Replaced by Cardboard Cutouts at Meet and Greet

Trends in Residency Interviews: Applicants to be Replaced by Cardboard Cutouts at Meet and Greet

April 08, 2016

University Hospital, NY—Lena Nelson was more than baffled when the residency coordinator from University Hospital contacted her requesting a high-resolution, professional, full-body photograph to be printed as a life-sized cardboard cutout. “Usually when I get these e-mails they ask if I want chicken, fish, or vegetarian—the request to make a life-sized cardboard cutout came from left field,” […]

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M4 with OCD Certifies Rank List in Alphabetical Order

M4 with OCD Certifies Rank List in Alphabetical Order

April 08, 2016

CHICAGO – Determining the Rank List is one of the most daunting tasks of medical school. It’s a time when each medical student in the country must take into consideration a plethora of information to decide where they’d like to attend residency. For the FSM class of 2016, the entire class was not certified until […]

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2017 Match Results to be Released Exclusively on TIDAL

2017 Match Results to be Released Exclusively on TIDAL

April 08, 2016

The NRMP, in collaboration with music icon and industry titan Jay Z and subsidiaries, has announced that the national residency match results for 2017 and in perpetuity will be released exclusively through H.O.V.A.’s streaming service, TIDAL. “We’re excited to announce that a new and promising partnership has been forged in the fields of medical training […]

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AOSC Committee Fails to Give Coveted “Checkmark” to M4 Thesis: An Objective Protocol to Assess How Many Licks it Takes to Get to Center of Tootsie Pop

AOSC Committee Fails to Give Coveted “Checkmark” to M4 Thesis: An Objective Protocol to Assess How Many Licks it Takes to Get to Center of Tootsie Pop

April 08, 2016

WARD BUILDING – It was nearly the perfect AOSC project. Fast, easy, delicious, and possibly could provide an answer to an age old question: how many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie pop? Many have tried and all of them have failed the scientific method, as there have been […]

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M4 Year Voted “Best Bargain for $50,000+”

M4 Year Voted “Best Bargain for $50,000+”

April 08, 2016

Medical students across the country are reporting extremely high satisfaction with the return on their investment for the fourth year of medical school.  In fact a recent survey by national polling firm Carl Smith and associates revealed 98.3 percent of medical students feel they “got their money’s worth” in the fourth year of their medical […]

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  • FSM to Charge You $72.07 for Graduation Attire, Because, Like, Why Not?FSM to Charge You $72.07 for Graduation Attire, Because, Like, Why Not?
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  • Suave Surgery Resident has Unlisted PagerSuave Surgery Resident has Unlisted Pager
  • Male M3 Sure to Get Cooties Vaccine Well in Advance of OB/GYN ClerkshipMale M3 Sure to Get Cooties Vaccine Well in Advance of OB/GYN Clerkship
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  • Your Specialty Advisor Only Doing This To Beef-Up His CVYour Specialty Advisor Only Doing This To Beef-Up His CV
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