The Med School Survival Guide
The Med School Survival Guide is a deeply delicious book. This is the kind of book that you will read again and again, thinking, “Now why didn't I start doing that the first time I was told to?” Imagine confronting your lecturers with a smile and a thank you from the bottom of your heart after they have illuminated the darkness of your misunderstandings and everybody else in your year pelting stale doughnuts at you when you attempted to enter the coffee lounge afterwards.
That's right, if you had not read that the author graduated from the University of California on the back sleeve you would certainly have guessed it. Despite a healthy cynical British response to some of the more cute suggestions this is surprisingly wise for a self help number. It is divided into nine chapters ranging from “Begin with a healthy attitude” (for preclinical students) to “Succeed