After finals and clinic, ICO second years are practically begging for a break. Our summer break is only one week long, but it’s still a rare break that doesn’t have classes, labs, or even clinic. How does one soak up some fun in the sun in the middle of May? You go to Florida and visit Universal Studios with fellow students, of course! After a year of difficult exams, practicals, and working with our own patients, it was a well deserved treat before jumping into third year. T
Everyone says that the hardest aspects of third year are summer quarter and retina. But for me, fall quarter (which just wrapped up) was an endless struggle to stay afloat. I remembered summer quarter fondly and I wanted nothing more than to get away. Two weeks ago was fall break–there were no classes to attend, but we still have clinic. When I completed my clinic shifts, I boarded an early flight to the East Coast, where I met up with one of my brothers for a mini-vacation.
“Road trippin’ with my two favorite allies Fully loaded we got snacks and supplies It’s time to leave this town, it’s time to steal away Let’s go get lost, anywhere in the U.S.A.” The Red Hot Chili Peppers played from my iPod as five classmates and I entered downtown Indianapolis last Saturday night. We decided to take a trip together to kick off the start of our week-long Thanksgiving break. So, after PAP on Saturday morning, I threw some things into a backpack and hopped on