Sometimes I feel frustrated by how simple the truth is.
Perhaps this is because I don’t like to think that the challenges I face are manageable using universal strategies. Perhaps I like to think that my struggles are unique, or else, why would they be…
? For example, it doesn’t seem like something as hyped as studying for the USMLE Step 1 (a.k.a. the most-important-exam-in-the-history-of-the-world-AAAAAHHHHHHH!!!) should be formulaic or simple.
But studying for the USMLE Step 1
formulaic. And I want to argue that it
When viewed through the rearview mirror, there are many things I’ve experienced that I didn’t understand completely as I was passing through them. More specifically, while I knew that flashcards had been useful learning tools throughout college and the first two years of medical school, I didn’t understand the concept of spaced repetition and how this technique was making it possible for me to achieve my USMLE Step 1 goals.