A friendly face Second-year medical students welcome first-year students August 30, 2010 SHARE Elizabeth Fenstermacher (left), a first-year medical student, meets Sarah Proehl, a second-year medical student, at the Big Sib/Little Sib picnic Aug. 15 at Hudlin Park. Each year, first-year medical students are matched with a second-year medical student, usually based on similar interests, undergraduate school, hometown or personality. The second-year student acts as a mentor, or “big sib,” to the first-year student to help him or her adjust to life as a medical student and to be a friendly face around campus.
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