Seminar Week 2

week 2

Week 2: Three Phases of USMLE

Day 1    Learning Basic Sciences: How We Learn

The best student learns about 10 x faster than the worst student. What’s their secret? They know how to learn better than others. By understanding how we learn, you can learn better and faster.

Day 2    Learning Basic Sciences: The Right Way

Is there a right way and a wrong way to learn the basic sciences. You bet there is. Learning it the right way makes it easier to understand and remember. It also makes it easier to relate the basic science facts you learn to the clinical part.

Day 3    Mastering the USMLE: Mastering the Right Stuff

One of the most common reasons for low scores and even failing the USMLE is studying the wrong things, or the right things at the wrong level of detail. You need to master the right stuff to score high in the USMLE. Know what you need to master before trying to master them.

Day 4 Mastering the USMLE: Methods for Mastery

So, now you know what topics you need to master the USMLE and get a high score. But do you know that there are specific study methods that insure you will remember the topics better and faster. Learn the study methods that will help you master the USMLE step 1. Study smarter. Use the Askdoc way.

Day 5 Mastering Exam Mechanics: Key to High Scores

The USMLE Step 1 is a computer-based test (CBT) which has different test dynamics compared to manual-based exams. People often underestimate how the physical mechanics of the exam can affect their overall performance. The fact that it is mainly multiple choice also affects the kind of questions and content that will appear in the exam. Mastering the exam mechanics and preparing for its particular requirements can help raise your scores.

Day 6 Fear is the Mind Killer: Banishing Fear in Your Prep

One of the main reasons for people failing to finish their prep or making poor progress is fear. Fear is the mind killer. Learn how to banish fear or at least minimize it, so it does not derail your prep.

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