Many heads make light work of med school exams
When it comes to exams, there's strength in numbers, feels Sabreena Malik
Whether you're doing first year multiple choice questions, third year objective structured clinical exams, or final year extended matching questions, as soon as you hear the word “exams,” panic at the thought of revision sets in. You should, however, be reassured in the knowledge that you will have already prepared for more than 100 exams (and even more if you came from another discipline or took any resits) between the start of secondary school and the beginning of medical school.
You will already have studied for, and passed, the right exams to get into medicine, so the thought of revision should not fill you with despair. There are differences between studying at school and studying for medical school exams, however. At medical school, you work when you want to work, and your parents are less likely to be keeping tabs on how well the revision is going (could be a