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Old 06-01-2012
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Unhappy My progress is very slow, what should I do?

Am super stressed, its taking me slower than i thought. In 2 months I've only cover one subject-Anatomy, and I plan to do the exam in December 2012.
Family dont understand what am going through and they keep compounding my stress. I just wish I could go much faster.
Graduating as an average-almost below average student isn't making study easy. I even think of giving up sometimes (but i dont know what i'll be doing if i give up now after 6 years of medical school).

Pressure is mounting on me to start raising a family. I dont know if i should start raising kids now or do the exams first...or can i do both? i dont know.
May God help me.

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Old 06-02-2012
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It is normal to be feeling like this. However you are going way too slow if you have your exam in December. Anatomy should not have taken you more than 2 weeks. It is a pretty low yield subject, if you spend so much time on it you would actually be cutting down time from other, more important subjects. Also realise that nobody's knowledge can be perfect. If you are thinking about perfecting your knowledge on one single subject you might do well on it but will not do as well on the other subjects.

You need serious time management. Take a day off and relax. Make a time table for yourself. Make sure you spend time on each subject according to its importance! How much time are you spending on studying each day? Are your still on your first read? Which book did you use for anatomy?
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slow and steady wins the race.
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