Saving time by studying smarter is essential to a physician’s life. Here we discuss four tips to study smarter by utilizing active learning, optimizing your learning environment, obtaining high-yield information and maximizing your memorization capacity.
Schedules aren’t restrictive. Instead, I’d argue that they are a key ingredient in living the life you want to live. Rather than being swayed by emotional impulses, you can plan and execute the day you want. Here we dive into 7 steps in sticking to your schedule, to live more productively & with more enjoyment.
Excellence on the MCAT is crucial to medical school acceptance. So what score do you need? How does the new MCAT score compare to the old? In this post Dr. Nick Hogan, Internal Medicine resident at UC San Diego, breaks down the basics of the exam and what the MCAT score really means.
Congrats on your acceptance to medical school! This is quite the achievement, but many challenges still lay ahead. In this post I explain the life hacks and study strategies that will facilitate a smooth and successful transition to being a medical student and future doctor.
Stimulants such as Adderall or Ritalin have been increasingly used in recent years by students who are eager to get better grades. In this post, I’ll cover the science behind stimulants and whether or not they help students in school.
Meditation and mindfulness are often cited as being key players in the success of high profile executives. However, the benefits of regular mindfulness meditation practice are far reaching and are highly beneficial to students as well. Your grades will improve by meditating. Seriously.
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.
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.
In this post, Dr. Amit Pandey shares some of his thoughts on the what, the when, and the how to tackle the USMLE Step 3