The Most Important Factor for Board Exam Success

Time. It is the most important variable for Step 1 preparation. It is the great equalizer. Everyone has the exact same amount, but how one spends it will determine his or her board score. For the most part, people who get into medical school possess the raw intelligence and test taking ability to do wellContinue reading “The Most Important Factor for Board Exam Success”

How to Study Anatomy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Anatomy is one of the more difficult subjects during the pre-clinical years of medical school. It involves endless rote memorization and tongue-tying Latin words. Anatomy is often the first-time medical students realize that there is often a big difference between the classic, textbook description and what is seen in reality. During normal times, anatomy isContinue reading “How to Study Anatomy During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Don’t Be Afraid to Stretch Yourself (Part 1)

Don’t Do What I Did One of my biggest pitfalls as a medical student was my fear of stretching myself too thin. Grades have always been important to me. Like many medical students, I feel a strong sense of identity and accomplishment in my academic performance. As I began medical school, I was naturally apprehensiveContinue reading “Don’t Be Afraid to Stretch Yourself (Part 1)”