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.
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.
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.
We each have different personalities, which is why general advice is usually not broadly applicable to everyone, as we are all unique. In this post, I go over what your specific personality type, and how do maximize your strengths, work around your weaknesses, and be an effective student.
The first step of starting to write is the hardest part of writing the medical school personal statement. These are the guidelines you should follow in getting started as painlessly as possible.
Dr. Alicia Lu skipped lecture and instead self-studied from home. Learn how she created a systematic way of studying that allowed her to not only perform well in her classes, but set her up to crush the USMLE Step 1 as well.
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.
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.