Yes, most med students are posh. But what's the alternative?
A few years ago, I read an article titled ‘You know you’re from Brisbane when ...’.
Top of the list: “Your first question to people is, ‘What school did you go to?’”.
As a Brisbanite, I cringed reading this. I’ve often started conversations with that question, even when I moved down to Melbourne to attend medical school.
Then again, it probably wasn’t the most ridiculous ice-breaker on the first day of university.
And what I learned from asking that question was that certain schools had quite a presence in our medical