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Medical school is extremely challenging, and it's common for students to feel overwhelmed and stressed out. For students with disabilities, it can be even more difficult to manage the workload and keep up with the other students. However, there are several things you can do to make medical school more manageable:
Talk to your professors and disability services office about your accommodations. Make sure you know what services are available to you and how to access them. Get organized and develop a study plan that works for you. Find out what times of day work best for you and create a schedule that allows you enough time to review all the material. Get involved with extracurricular activities, but don't overcommit yourself. Joining a student organization or participating in research can be a great way to meet people and learn more about your field, but don't take on too much. Make time for yourself. It's important to relax and recharge, so make sure you schedule some time for yourself every week. Seek out support from your peers, family, and friends. It can be helpful to talk to others who understand what you're going through.
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