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Places to visit in and around RHTC,Mandur

Why waste time on planning when you can be enjoying?  After a long day in the OPD or Laboratory or Dressing Room at RHTC, Mandur, we would be tired, physically. Being in a remote area with your batchmates, and having an enthusiasm that everyone our age has, our bodies may have been energy depleted, but our spirits were young, wild and free!  So, after playing Psych, learning many card games and becoming professional carrom players we would run out of things to do and would pump one another and decide to go out . Since we took so long deciding where to go, and then even longer finding out where these places were, I decided to note down, in one list, all the places to go to and a little about them including their location. Let's go! 1.  Bee top 2. Bridge to Nowhere 3. Temple Top  4. Railway track 5. Church Top 6. Cafe Soopoo 7. Three Kings Chapel 8. Carambolim lake 9. Crocodile Estuary 10. Bhaiya pav bhaji 1. Bee top This is probably the

Burnout

The josh is high. ‘Enthusiastic studying with an air of dedication’ summarizes the first month of Final Year. Although it seems that if these High Energy Days continued throughout the Year it would guarantee success that is NOT the case; take prolonged exertion, mix it with anxiety and stress and you have the recipe for ‘Burnout’. So, counter-intuitively, it's best to replace high-energy-high-stress mindset with an Optimum (not opium) mindset. This Optimum mindset can keep you running till the end. Like a long distance runner who starts off slowly and picks up pace at the end. Final Year is a marathon rather than a 100m sprint. Here are some ways to prevent burnout & win this race. See you at the finish line! 1. Deal with stress. Stress is so common in medicine that we consider it part and parcel of final year. Well it's okay to be stressed sometimes and not all the time, and it should be the kind of stress that keeps you at your table studying. If it'

Final Year MBBS: Tips, Tricks and Much More

Hey! If you're reading this means you've sailed through to the final bit of MBBS and you are ready to face the most difficult part, the final lap or the last battle . Considering it's the most stressful year we have prepared this to make things easier for you. These are the ways in which we studied. Along with some tips from your 'seniors'.  All the best! Do comment below (and if you're as shy as me then use this link anonymously :) and make sure to share this page with your friends! I have asked a few of my fellow batchmates ( Sonal Prasad, Raul Pinto, Shailee Prabhu, Pushkar Patnekar, Rupali Thokal, Shubham Karpe and Ella-Marie Sequeira ) to answer the following 4 questions on any one subject:- 1.Which books did you use for theory and practicals? 2.Did you supplement that with notes ? 3.How did you go about the posting ? 4.Any other tips/advice ? I've compiled their answers starting with medicine followed by Obstetric-Gynaecology,