I’m in the midst of studying for Step 1 right now and am admittedly terribly grumpy when I’m stressed.
Yet Phil has been the best cheerleader, tough love-giver, food-deliverer, and best friend I could have ever asked for.
Shell shocked was the best way to describe how it felt when the relationship only lasted under a year.
When he wasn’t working, we both often bitterly joked that he was eating or sleeping.
She enjoys finding the humor inherent in the life of a medical student and the process of becoming a physician.
Whenever possible, we found ourselves in the forest exploring the world on foot or, if the weather was bad, on long drives that led to nowhere.
Upon arrival at medical school, you may think that some of your classmates are cute and/or prospects for you. Exploring the classmate route may cause drama you were too foolish to foresee, but there are plenty of possibilities outside of the medical school! Being single is so much better than being in a relationship — you have the freedom to do anything. Just be aware that dating in the class does lead to increased gossip and scrutiny — but for the right person, go ahead and give them something to talk about.
I have met romantic prospects in the law school, at the Hispanic Heritage Festival, and while waiting for a friend at Bar Louie. Actually, that last one may not have been such a good idea. – Brian Hickman and Helena Hong, M1 Although much less common than dating within one’s class, dating someone outside of your class has all the perks of dating a fellow medical student with none of the downsides!
I have been incredibly lucky to be dating an awesome guy and consider myself even luckier that he’s a professional school student, too.
I actually think dating another student is the ideal situation.