Medical Student

Lessons in Medical School Study Strategies

This medical student describes his journey from starting medical school with poor study strategies and feeling like he was drowning, to learning a few simple yet fundamental active study strategies that completely transformed his grades, performance, and outlook.

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How to Nap and NOT Wake Up Groggy

Do you wake up from naps feeling groggy, sometimes even worse than before the nap? It’s a common problem, and in this post I share how to nap like a pro. From power naps to coffee naps, these are the tips and tricks to help you nap more effectively. I also address 4 concerns you may have.

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My Experience – Medical Student Depression

This medical student at Ross University School of Medicine narrates the struggles felt during the first year of medical school. The uncompromising pressure to perform at a high caliber in medical school can leave students discouraged. Here are some actionable tips to get yourself back on your feet.

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Medical School vs Residency Comparison

The transition from Medical School to Residency is often misunderstood. Here we compare various aspects in the life of a medical student vs resident, including structure, evaluation, work-life balance, time, standardized exams, and more.

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6 Tips for the Medical School Personal Statement

The personal statement can make or break your medical school application. Here are 6 tips to help you perfect the AMCAS personal statement. Avoid the common mistakes and pitfalls many pre-meds make. By sticking to these strategies, you’ll have written a unique and strong essay.

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USMLE Step 1 – Dedicated Study Period Schedule

The USMLE Step 1 is the most important test a future doctor will ever take. How you spend time during the dedicated study period will ultimately have the greatest impact on your Step 1 Score. Download my Step 1 Dedicated Period study schedule and learn how you can also get a top score.

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How to Think Critically

The ability to think critically is a crucial life skill that will serve you and your patients well not only as a doctor, but as a human.

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