Study Strategies

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How to Stick to Your Schedule (& Get More Done)

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.

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7 Steps to Cure Procrastination

Procrastination is something that we all experience, but it is something we can actively work to combat. Building motivation effectively will help mitigate procrastination. Here are my 7 proven steps to beating procrastination.

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MCAT Score Breakdown: What You Need to Know

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.

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Adjusting to Medical School 101

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.

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How I Scored 265+ on Step 2CK

I scored above 265 on Step 2CK by using an unorthodox method. Here’s exactly how I approached studying for Step 2CK during the course of third year, as well as how I spent the 4 weeks leading up to my test. You can download my Anki deck here as well!

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Ultimate Student Life-Hack – Meditation & Mindfulness

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.

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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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