Medical school is an incredibly enriching, challenging, and exciting journey, and by embracing some of these tips, you may save yourself some time and stress and have the best toolkit for M1.
The fourth year of medical school is full of changing expectations, moving pieces, and a lot of uncertainty.
First and foremost, what are the steps that you can take to start early? How can you be prepared for fourth year before it begins? I’ll start with a quick list here and dive into more detailed sections below.
Unlike many other digital flashcard apps, Anki uses a spaced repetition algorithm to determine when to show you cards. If you make or download a new deck of 50 cards for a lecture, you’ll review all of them on the first day.
The end of third year is monumental. You finished your rotations. You took all the shelf exams. You learned a great deal about what it means to “be a physician.” Now, you have to put it all together and take your second USMLE exam. It’s a daunting task, and it is a difficult test— but it is absolutely doable. How do you start? Here. This is how I jumped almost 30 points from STEP 1 and scored 95th percentile on STEP 2.
You’ve heard you need certain add-ons but you don’t have time to experiment with all of them. Here I’ll discuss the most useful ANKI add-ons and explain how they help you study.
Trust me, I have been there. Second-year starts and the stress of step 1 slowly starts creeping in. The obsessive searching through Student Doctor Network and sorting through the multitude of advice given from well-meaning upperclassmen. While I cannot alleviate
What you’ll need: Latest stable version of AnkiInternet connection What’s an add-on? Add-ons are free downloads from creators and developers. They improve your anki experience and ultimately your ability to learn. When you download add-ons for Anki it gives you more