The medical profession subjects its potential members to challenging training: medical students are overloaded with work, deprived of sleep and often lead stressful and hectic lives. Difficult as the regimen may be, many young ambitious students dream of pursuing a career in medicine. But is this life really all it's cracked out to be? The truth is that little information is available on the reality of medical training. This riveting book aims to change that by telling the tales of a new generation of medical students—students who are not afraid to say what's on their mind, and share their views on what life is really like as a medical student. Their controversial insights and clashing viewpoints offer a well needed dose of reality. So read this book written by medical students for medical students and anyone interested in pursuing a career in medicine to find out what medical school is really like. It provides useful information in an easily accessible and emotionally-charged format. 30 medical students from across 30 UK institutions at different levels of the course from year 1 to year 5 including intercalating students, give you an intimate look at their medical school lives. They share their enjoyments, frustrations, disappointments, and enthusiasms.