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View Poll Results: The best way to annotate the First Aid book?
Write in small font in the spaces and borders 13
Add sticky notes 8
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Old 12-04-2011
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1) Should I annotate directly in FA

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2) should I add sticky notes in FA

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3) should I add extra paper to FA
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I added papers, eventually my FA has become so thick that I can't even hold it. So I suggest sticky notes or writing on it.
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Annotating First Aid is definitely high yield and essential to proper board preparation. Making additional notes in First Aid is time consuming, but worth every minute. Thanks a lot.
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Annotating First Aid is definitely high yield and essential to proper board preparation. Making additional notes in First Aid is time consuming, but worth every minute. Thanks a lot.
you're very welcome dear good sir. till this day, your comment about "what a first aid is" cracks me up
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Write in it with erasable pens. Use multiple colors To differentiate between Kaplan lecture videos and Uworld or whatever qbanks your doing. The erasable pens help you not to second guess yourself whether to risk the space in FA to annotate or not. You can easily just erase it later if you made a mistake.

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I use all three methods! Extra papers for new information that isn't on FA and is a totally new topic.
On the sides if there's space or it's related to the sub-information written.
sticky notes for a disease or a sub-category that is not mentioned at all in FA that fits with the topic written on the page

So, can we please add the all of the above option

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I do the same using all three methods!
Adding sticky notes if there is no space for me to add info
I've also added some extra papers, like printed anatomy pics, to recall those details easily and some extra staff.

Well, it depends.
Make it suitable for you, to carry everywhere as long as you have to read/use it all the time

I love working on my FA!
Now It looks like a brand new book, my design
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I do them all too
If there isn't enough space I will add sticky notes or extra papers
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