A Look Back at 2018 for FreeMedEd

A Look Back at 2018 for FreeMedEd Apologies for letting the FreeMedEd blog go for the past few weeks. There have been some great new additions, and they have been occupying a lot of time recently. As we approach the New Year, it’s time to recap what has happened in 2018 for FreeMedEd. It has been an amazing…

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Memory Palaces for Medical Students

Memory Palaces for Medical Students I left you on a bit of a cliff-hanger in Accelerated Learning for Medical School. I know, such a cruel thing to do! But you will see that we require a bit of time to explain this in words. It’s much better to show you how to create Memory Palaces for…

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A Dyslexic Journey Through Speed Reading and Mnemonics

A Dyslexic Journey Through Speed Reading and Mnemonics Yep, it’s another one of those “if I can do it, anyone can do it!” type of posts. Even so, I hope this will give a little insight into the topic of discussion (i.e.: accelerated learning) from a new perspective. It is time to delve into a…

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Are Medical Tutoring Services all They’re Cracked Up to Be?

Are Medical Tutoring Services all They’re Cracked Up to Be? *Update February 2020: you can now schedule a FREE consult or a study skills/mnemonics training/test-taking skills session with Chase DiMarco! This is a difficult topic to write on. Generally, I like to have a bit more experience on a topic if at all possible before writing on…

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The 5 Best Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Podcasts

5 Best Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Podcasts First off, let me say these reviews are swayed towards the American podcasts. I’m not sure if that is a factor of what showed up on my podcasts searches in the past, or if there is a dominance in the podcast-verse of U.S.-based podcasts on this topic….

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Accelerated Learning for Medical School

Accelerated Learning for Medical School There is a TON of information out there these days about so called “accelerated learning” and how to implement it for personal use. The problem is, it’s not all quite the quality that those selling products on it may hint at. However, some of the tips and tricks are very useful, and…

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The Millennial Medical Student

The Millennial Medical Student Medicine is not the same beast it was a few decades ago. Many of the current options, especially non-traditional options, did not exist year ago. Many medical students contemplate taking a year or two off to build a start-up, or utilize other advantages of being the progeny of a fast-paced information world….

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How to Find Externships for Medical Student Clinical Rotations

How to Find Externships for Medical Student Clinical Rotations UPDATE: as of 2021, our sister organization, FindARotation, is now available! You can search available rotations, schedule them instantly, and refer friends for great rewards. SIGN UP for your free account now! Also, many links below have since changed and may no longer be valid. Are…

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How to Set Up Your Own Medical School Rotations

How to Schedule Medical School Clinical Rotations UPDATE: as of 2021, our sister organization, FindARotation, is now available! You can search available rotations, schedule them instantly, and refer friends for great rewards. SIGN UP for your free account now! We previously discussed warnings for Using Medical Rotation Agencies, but what are your other options? Well, especially…

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Best e-Reader for Medical School: Kindle vs iPad

Best e-Reader for Medical School: Kindle vs iPad There are a TON of reviews on many different e-readers out there. I read many of them before shipping of to medical school, but none were inspiring enough. This was mostly because there just weren’t reviews aimed at what I wanted to know: what is the best e-reader for medical…

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