During my undergraduate time, I felt that if I studied the lecture material presented in class, then I will understand the topic at hand. It does not exactly work like that in medical school. During medical school orientation, one of my advisors made an analogy: studying for medical school is like drinking water from a […]
Should You Buy the Textbooks?
A lot of people are surprised by the fact that the material in medical school is not much harder than it was in undergrad, the difference is only the quantity. I was the kind of student that read textbooks from cover to cover in undergrad, but when I got to medical school I discovered that […]
Studying for Clinicals with Online Med Ed
The day after I took Step 1, I was relieved. The majority of my studying was over, or so I thought. One week later, I realized that I would need to study during Years 3 and 4, the clinical years. But how–given that you spend all day with patients–do you have the time? Unlike for […]