Student & Physician Success

Healthy Stress Management Options for Medical Students

Healthy Stress Management Options for Medical Students Alternatives to Self-Medicating Photo via Pixabay by Masimba Tinashe Madondo Pursuing a career in medicine is one of the most mentally challenging endeavors a young person can attempt.  The path, though rewarding, is a long, arduous journey.  The increased workload and influx of information can trigger more stress…

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How to Study in Medical School

How to Study in Medical School Plus Medical Mnemonist Tips What are the best study tips for medical students? How can I study less and remember more? These are very common questions I receive through the Medical Mnemonist Podcast audience, and remember hearing often during medical school. There are a few simple study methods that…

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Medical Tutoring and Mnemonics Training

Medical Tutoring and Mnemonics Training In our article, Medical Tutoring Services, we discussed the prices and conducted a review of some of the popular medical tutoring services out there. Well, we are now proud to be able to add tutoring to our list of services at FreeMedEd! Creating a Study Game Plan Here is what…

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9 Best Podcasts for Premeds

9 Best Podcasts for Premeds Are you looking for quality resources for your studying? Podcast searches are unpredictable and many of the recommended podcast lists out there haven’t been updated in years! Here, we will cover some of the top podcasts out there for premeds. As “best” can be very subjective, we used a few…

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Top 7 Evidence-Based Study Methods for Medicine

Top 7 Evidence-Based Study Methods for Medicine Are you using evidence-based study methods for your medical training? Medical students frequently ask each other which resources are used and how one studied for the last test. However, it’s infrequent they find useful information. The problem with this method, though it seems intuitive to begin here, is the…

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The Future of Medical Education Design

The Future of Medical Education Design Is medicine ready for a complete overhaul of the system? Those in healthcare hear regularly how inefficient the system is and even how corrupt it has become. Between insurance companies and pharmaceutical prices, we have plenty of bad guys to point the finger at. Politicians rant and rave, but…

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How to Not Fail at Medical School: Part 2- Organization & Schedules

How to Not Fail at Medical School: Part 2- Organization & Schedules In this continuation of the How to Not Fail at Medical School series, we will review tips on organization and schedules.  Though many of them may seem obvious, it’s easy to forget the basics when stressed out and overworked. But, with any luck, this episode…

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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 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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