ProMEDeus

Professional Academic Advice, Strategy and Planning to assist premedical students, medical students, and residents

30

Oct'14

Advice From a Former Intern

Advice from a former Chief Resident for Successful Internship 1. Be Proactive. Don’t wait for someone to assign you a …

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18

Oct'14

NBME Shelf and USMLE Step Exam Strategy & Tips

Study hard for your shelf exams and USMLE Step exams as there is no better way to do well on the examination than to master the scientific knowledge available to you through review books and question banks. However, having experience, insight, and a carefully laid out plan on how to take the NMBE shelf and USMLE Step exams are almost as beneficial as your knowledge base on these challenges. The fast pace, length of the question vignettes, and sophistication of distracters in the answer choices make the exam extremely demanding.

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15

Sep'14

The Art of Avoiding Procrastination

“Micromovements cause a habit of completion in the mind and the mind doesn’t know whether this has been a big step or a small step. It just knows that you are doing something towards creative action. And it will just keep on multiplying and duplicating that effort until you do more habits of completing than you do habits of not completing.” SARK

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30

Aug'14

Top 10 Resources for Med School Success

1. Physiology by Linda Costanzo (including Costanzo’s ‘Cases and Problems’ workbook) 2. BRS pathology and Robbins Pathology workbook with questions …

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09

Jul'14

Top 10 USMLE Step 1 Study Tips

1. Track topics that are “archetypal” and know them. The Step 1 exam only really tests you on archetypal (or …

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30

Jun'14

Overcoming Educational Hurdles in Medicine

Although my main focus is on the financial end for physicians, I recently ran across an outstanding new company that is pioneering a niche focus in helping aspiring physicians get past the hurdles presented to them in medical school that can derail them before they ever even earn their first paycheck. My focus of this article is a brief Q&A with Dr. J. Victor Tovar, the Founder of ProMedeus, LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in academic support services for students who are having academic difficulty or those who want to prevent it.

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