Is a good doctor one who finishes medical school on time?
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Is a good doctor one who finishes medical school on time?

Compared to half a century ago, medical students are now learning different skills to adapt to the ever-changing landscape of healthcare. “Today’s students are learning about healthcare costs and how to work in teams. They are moving away from hospital settings and training in community centres and even in patients’ …

Study Hacks for Medical School
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Study Hacks for Medical School

What would happen if an extra hour suddenly appeared on today’s calendar? How about two? Most would welcome the additional time to complete errands, spend time with family, or pop in at the mall. Students invariably see “extra” time as more opportunity to study or work on projects. However, if …

The 3 Worst Mistakes You Can Make During Med School
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The 3 Worst Mistakes You Can Make During Med School

Everyone seems to have advice on what to do in order to succeed during your medical education, but sometimes it helps to hear what not to do. Here are the three things all medical students should avoid at all costs. 1. Do Not Fall Behind You’ve definitely heard that “medical …

Memorization Made Easy For Medical Students
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Memorization Made Easy For Medical Students

A good memory is a useful tool to have by your side, no matter what your occupation is. Students, in particular, tend to encounter difficulties in memorizing a large amount of content, and that’s quite natural. Going through extensive reading material can be quite daunting, let alone memorizing it all. …

20 Realities Of Med School That Nobody Warns You About
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20 Realities Of Med School That Nobody Warns You About

1. You no longer bat an eyelash at telling random strangers to take their clothes off. 2. You’ve also seen your classmates in various states of undress. 3. You learn to recognize the smell of burnt human flesh during surgery. 4. You will have diagnosed yourself with at least 4 …

6 Highly Effective Study Habits
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6 Highly Effective Study Habits

Effective study habits — studying smarter — can be learned to improve your ability to better retain reading material. These habits include approaching study with the right attitude, choosing the right environment, minimizing distractions, setting a realistic schedule, and employing memory games, among others. Students grapple with many issues in …

14 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Med Student
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14 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Med Student

1. She’s a listening pro. She spends all day listening to patients, lecturers, residents, attending doctors, so she’s basically a professional listener. So if you spill your deepest, messiest emotions, she’ll accept them and try to understand them. Unless it’s the day after a 24-hour call day, in which case …

The Difference Between Medical Students & Residents
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The Difference Between Medical Students and Residents

Can you tell apart medical students and residents? A medical student is often mistaken for a small, furry animal due to their undeniable cuteness. They are cute and shy because they are tremendously clueless and forgivable. Unlike small, furry animals, they do not have tails. A medical student is motivated …

How to Increase Concentration While Studying?
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How to Increase Concentration While Studying?

1. Get Rid of Distractions This should be pretty obvious right? But actually, it’s not. We often get distracted without realizing that we already are. Once distracted, we engage in the new task and we don’t pay attention to what we were originally supposed to do. Instead, to get rid …