From day one, do your best to seriously learn the material instead of just learning enough to get through the class. This will make it easier when you go back to review the material for boards.
Let's be real, finals are stressful no matter what you do. Find an outlet or something to do that allows you to give your mind a rest. My outlet is usually playing basketball or just taking 30 minutes to look at something other than a textbook.
The goal of the program is to make sure that when a student steps off the stage on graduation day, they have a plan for the future.
The human body is immensely interesting. I learn more about the body every day and it's great to know that knowledge can be used to get people out of pain or functioning better.
With so much happening, it is easy to lose sight of why we're all here in the first place, the desire to help others.