Ah, the dreaded prerequisite: Human Anatomy.
Things I Learned about myself in Anatomy:
1. (most times) Studying in groups doesn’t work for me
Oh, how I wish this wasn’t true. I’d been homeschooled for K-12 and used to independent learning and having my own space to process everything — that obviously wasn’t going to change overnight. College has this great allure to an extrovert like me– so many people– so many great friendships to be cultivated– but that needs to be balanced with some kick-butt studying if you wanna get the grades, and most importantly, know your stuff.
2. Negative attitudes help no one, ever
Misery seeks company. Hard test headed your way? Yes, whining a little bit with some buds is good– maybe therapeutic, even. But too much of those negative vibes can even get the best students down.
Si se puede, girl!
3. Medical Terminology is a whole new language, yo!
Unless you pick up foreign languages like nobody’s business, then… yes, there will be a learning curve. I remember my first Spanish 101 class. It was hard. But the more I used it, the more I practiced, the better I got– (at Spanish, and at terminology)