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Old 08-02-2011
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Arrow Tips for your study

When u study:
1- Know terms& definitions to understand content
2- Diagrams, tables, pics, slides (vip)
3- Apply what u study to clinical (most important). Achieving Ur best possible score depending on knowing not only concepts but also how they are applied on medical situations
N.B. Test maker move away from questions simple base science & toward questions require application of knowledge

While study:
1- Ask yourself questions
2- Practice reading graph, charts & tables drawing the graph yourself help to remember more than looking at it multiple times
3- Imagine you are teacher, what you will emphasize & how would you explain?
4- Make summary notes (putting content in your own words will make you better test taker)

When doing practice questions?
1- If you answer wrong ask why? You didn't know content, did you misread questions?
2- Don't do questions without preparatory studying.
3- Just a minute for every question (75% reading & analysis, 25% selecting answer).
4- Don't do questions individual – do in clusters under time at least 5 questions.
5- Don't look after each to answer, check yourself after finishing.

How answer questions?
1- Cover up options to questions & read question content
2- Pause at each period & paraphrase what have read?
3- When u finish readings cover questions & look to options
4- Select options without looking back to question content
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Good writing!!!
"A ship in the harbor is safe,but that is not what ships were built for."-Donald Kendall.
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The post is very true. The basic principles of how to study we learned when we were much younger apply to our professional studies as well. Never forget the basics!
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