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    Wishing and Doing in USMLE Prep

    By askdoc / October 23, 2012

    ‘When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are, everything your heart desires will come to you.’ From the movie ‘Pinocchio’ by Walt Disney Wouldn’t it be nice if that were true? Just rub a magic lamp and your wish becomes reality. Win the million dollar lotto. Marry Prince Charming. Ace the […]

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      How to Master the USMLE Step 1 – Askdoc’s Method of USMLE Prep

      By askdoc / June 3, 2012

      Download Sample pdf here. This post is about a book entitled ‘How to Master the USMLE Step 1’.  I wrote this in order to answer the most important questions about how to prep for the USMLE Step 1. If you feel you already know all you need to know about the USMLE Step 1, then […]

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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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          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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