So you passed finals, celebrated with the aide of a variety of alcohol-containing fluids and toasted the end of exams. And now, probably a mere year on, you find yourself reading this article and glancing gloomily at your textbooks with their light coating of dust, contemplating the fact that exams have not in fact ended and instead, while you were distracted by learning how to use the hospital’s computer systems and insert a venflon without creating a blood bath, they have gone on steroids and become even harder than before. My friend, welcome to the world of MRCP part 1