The Ultimate Study Routine- From Failing A Class To Being An Expert On Studying

Authored by: Rithik V. I had a serious routine back when I was doing my A-level exams a couple years ago. Sadly, the motivation to do this came from me actually almost failing my AS levels (Well, I got mostly Ds the first time around, not quite a fail since there’s still an E left before a fail). The routine consisted of this: I studied … Continue reading The Ultimate Study Routine- From Failing A Class To Being An Expert On Studying

The 3 Month MCAT Study Plan That Got Me A 520

Authored by: Christina G. I started studying May 14th and tested August 18th (right before I went back to school). I worked a part time job (only worked 1 day a week for 8 hours) while studying. A quick summary of my approach to the MCAT is that I emphasized taking a lot practices exams (12 total). I spent Month 1 doing content review, Month … Continue reading The 3 Month MCAT Study Plan That Got Me A 520

Motivation Will Fail You. Discipline Will Not.

Authored by: Mark S. Eliminate all hope of motivation. Motivation will fail you, every time. Embrace Discipline instead. Discipline means showing up every day, at the same time, no matter what. Feelings are irrelevant – they don’t get a vote. It’s time to get aggressive. Face the Dragon and slay him. Get a fresh notebook and ink pen. Solely for this purpose. Right now. Write … Continue reading Motivation Will Fail You. Discipline Will Not.

The Study Routine That Got Me Into Medical School

Authored by: Brandon P. I went from a low GPA (3.1 freshman year, 2.3 first semester sophomore year to 4.0 afterwards), the general rule is 3 hours per 1 credit hour, but that is HIGHLY variable. For example, I took a language class for five credits that I already knew (needed it for my major), and I probably spent fifteen minutes a week on the … Continue reading The Study Routine That Got Me Into Medical School

How I Managed A 4.0 In College Biology

Authored by: Aaron Z. This was my strategy: preview the information for that day’s lecture. doesn’t have to be anything intense, for me it was like 15 minutes skimming the assigned textbook pages or lecture slides (if posted ahead of time) before class. just getting a feel for what would be covered that day, what I already knew or didn’t know, what the major takeaways … Continue reading How I Managed A 4.0 In College Biology