How to Make Memory Palaces in Medical School
Let’s talk about using memory palaces to memorize information for your medical school exams! The idea here is to create a visual vocabulary that is distinct and fun – something you enjoy making, something that will stick in your mind, something that clearly represents the information you’re memorizing.
How to Study for the Internal Medicine Shelf Exam
So you’ve got the internal medicine shelf exam ahead of you huh? Well, don’t stress! While shelf exams may seem stressful or intimidating at first, with proper preparation and planning, you’ll do just fine. Here are our tips on how to study for the IM shelf exam.
What are Memory Palaces?
Many medical students have heard of of used Sketchy Medical and the concept of making “memory palaces” while building their knowledge foundations in medical school. Understand the origins of memory palaces and how they can be effective for medical students.
5 More New NBME Practice Exams Are Coming
While the wording can change slightly over the years, the content of NBME practice exams differs little.
Everything About UWorld’s ABFM QBank
It is surprisingly difficult to find board examination content on the internet that has been vetted by physicians familiar with the exam’s content. But here we are! So let’s talk ABIM qbanks.
Dealing With Test Anxiety During Medical School
Testing anxiety is probably the single most common problem students report to us, and it can be a real bear to deal with. Here are few practical changes to your studying that we recommend you make in order to reduce stress and improve memory.
5 Biggest Mistakes Students Make While Studying for USMLE Step 1
Since we have seen many of the students that we tutor fall into the same traps, we’d like to share the top five study mistakes to avoid them while preparing for Step 1. Steer clear of these mistakes to improve your USMLE studying!
How To Triage Reviewing for ABSITE and USMLE Step 3
You’ve just started your busy general surgery intern year and you’re trying to decide how best to use your free time for studying: ABSITE versus USMLE Step 3…. WHAT FREE TIME?!
Things IMGs Can Do to Improve Their Chance of US Residency Matching
Applying for residency is a stressful process with much that feels out of the applicant’s control. In truth however, there are some very important actions that can be taken to maximize your chances for success as an IMG!