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    KA, KR and TP.

    By askdoc / May 15, 2008

    *Note: I wrote this a while back in prep4usmle.com. You can access the original article here. I’ve used this framework for analyzing my weak points throughout my review. We can divide our whole preparation into 3 parts,

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      How We learn.

      By askdoc / May 14, 2008

        Note: This article was originally written and posted by me on prep4usmle.com. It talks about how to increase our ability to acquire knowledge. Part 1 is on How we learn and Part 2 is on how to increase our reading speed which is posted here. You can access the original post in prep4usmle here. […]

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        Mastery, Know and Familiar applied to USMLE review.

        By askdoc / May 13, 2008

          Note: I wrote this sometime ago to help out somebody who was having difficulty in her review. It was posted in prep4usmle. It illustrates the use of the concept of Master, Know and familiar in preparing for the USMLE. This part is especially for gigiMD.                            Just like any diagnostic exam, our quick and dirty […]

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          Concept of Mastery, Know and Familiar in USMLE content.

          By askdoc / May 12, 2008

          Note: I wrote and posted this sometime ago in prep4usmle.com. Since it is impossible to know everything there is to know about Medicine, one should prioritize what medical concepts should be retained. Another post talks about how this can be implemented. Thanks for reading my post and your kind comments. To continue. As we all […]

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            Clinical Vignettes in the USMLE and how they affect your review process

            By askdoc / April 14, 2008

            Clinical Vignettes are increasingly becoming more common and important not just in Step 2 and Step 3 but even in Step 1. Increasingly, it is not enough to just memorize important medical facts, but to recognize how these facts apply in real life practice of medicine. The use of clinical vignettes also tests your ability […]

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              How we recall information and its impact in reviewing for USMLE.

              By askdoc / March 31, 2008

              The USMLE is the type of exam that tests not only your knowledge and mastery of medicine but also your ability to recall those facts. What you cannot recall, usually in the space of a minute or less, you do not know as far as the USMLE is concerned. 🙁 There are actually 4 types […]

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