Troy applied to medical school, got two interviews, and failed to get any acceptances. The next time he applied, he found himself accepted with a full ride to a top medical school. This is his story.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.