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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine\'s (TouroCOM) second and third year students already knew the score, but first years were sufficiently warned: Attend the Welcome Back BBQ and prepare to have fun – and get soaked. Every year our Student Government Association hosts a block party on 124th street with good eats, music and the eagerly anticipated water fight between students and faculty. It\'s an opportunity for first years to get to know each other and their upperclassmen. Between water balloons, water guns and the dunk tank, we all got into the spirit and splashed around in celebration of the upcoming year.
Before leaving the halls of TouroCOM and the streets of Harlem for internships and residencies across the country, the graduating doctors of 2014 sat down to offer the incoming class some words of wisdom and share some of what they\'ve learned on their journey through med school.
Get involved in organizations, and create a social support group. Be aware of timelines, and reach out to professors, advisors, and contacts at your preferred clinical rotations. Come in with an open mind, and don\'t be afraid to pursue a different medical route than you initially expected. Put in that extra effort and work hard, but also take breaks. And always remember: This is an incredible honor.