The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well.– John D. Rockefeller
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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
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
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.
Authored by: Mandy R. I know a large majority of medical students are driven by the fear of failure but I think that’s a shitty way to think/live and as someone who has had problems with depression in the past but is now super happy and in a great place in my life, it’s not a mindset I’m willing to have. Instead, I stay focused … Continue reading How I Stay Motivated To Study 10 Hours A Day
Authored by: Julie N. The app Notability changed my life junior year. If you have an iPad or even an iPhone, the app lets you take notes by typing or stylus, and it will simultaneously record your lectures. I’m not sure if there’s a desktop computer version of it but if you can find a way to make it work, buying the app will be … Continue reading Notability Saved My Life