USMLE 단계 1 공부 팁
Because your time is so limited, 우리는 당신이 짧은주고 싶어, 직접 정보 가이드는 당신이 성공하는 데 도움과 USMLE 단계를 달성하기 위해 1 당신을 목적으로 한 점수. 당황하지 마세요, 우리는 아래 알아야 배치했다.
USMLE는 다르게 약을보고 싶어, make it practical.
Firstly, you should know that USMLE will not test your memory, but your ability to apply basic sciences knowledge in a clinical scenario (vignettes). That means that questions will not sound like:
“What drug class does scopolamine belong to?", but rather:
“Scopolamine is prescribed as a transdermal patch for a patient leaving for a cruise vacation. Which comorbidity would be a contraindication?"
That means that USMLE questions are not direct (first-order) ones, but rather second or third order questions, in this case: A drug commonly prescribed for motion sickness (cruise trip), but is contraindicated in closed-angle glaucoma.
Or let us put it another way:
“Which receptor will cause the side effects of this medication on patients with glaucoma?"
You will get the hold of this as you go, without a doubt.
Your score should be aimed according to your specialty.
Like in any country, some specialties are particularly more competitive in the United States. Numbers do change from year to year, but there seems to a be pattern to Radiology, Dermatology and Plastic Surgery always requiring higher scores, starting from 240. Other specialties such as Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Physical Medicine require scores starting from 220, roughly. The average score in the United States is of 220. So if you haven’t decided which specialty to go, we recommend you to aim for 240. If you have, 다른 한편으로는, get the latest information on the average matching score.
Anxiety is a part of the deal, but let’s put things into perspective.
Secondly, feeling overwhelmed is a commonly exacerbated symptom amongst students taking the USMLE, 따라서, here is a formula we can’t recommend enough:
2 months of Video Lectures from a Prep Course of your choice with Review books +
Question bank of your choice (do it 2-3 times) +
Parallel to the first two: Read First Aid Step 1 at least three times, taking notes.
The last month before the exam you will be working a lot, mostly with your notes and with First Aid, basically, this formula prepares you for that period.
Pacing your study and following CRUSH’s simple rules is a time-saver.
Thirdly, let’s us lay out five golden rules when it comes to your study schedule:
- Start from the subject you are less comfortable with (생화학, for example);
- Study 50 의사록, rest 10. Or if you prefer, 1 hour 40 의사록, and rest 20 의사록. 그주기는 네 번 반복해야한다. 당신은 하루에 각 같은 두 블록 또는 4주기를 가질 수 있습니다.
- 휴식은 중요하다. 매주 공부 하루 벗어: 시험 잊어, 다른 것들 당신은 또한에 만족합니까, 을하는 동안 경우에도 도움이하지만 지금은 주위 사람들을 진단 할 수 있습니다.
- 시험 전, 할 이상 4 당신의 USMLE 시험 날짜 이전시기와 전체 길이는 시험. 이것은 당신이 닌자처럼 그 불안을 멀리 싸울 도움이 될 것입니다, 당신은 당신이 실제 시험 조건 알게되는 경우 성공하기 매우 쉽습니다.
- 질문 은행을 수행 할 때, 모든 질문에 메모를, 개념을 적어, 다이어그램을.
이 시험 준비 과정은 필요에 맞게해야.
또한, 당신의 성공의 필수 부분은 USMLE하는 단계 알고있다 1 준비 과정은 당신을 위해 작동. CRUSH 팀은 테스트 당신을 위해 그들을을 설정하고있다, not to mention the discounts you can get through our website.
- First scenario: If you are still a medical student, you might be running out of time between classes and finals, so you need both mobile access, as well as extended subscription time, in that case we recommend Smash USMLE: you can get it for a whole year, watch 250 hours of video lectures and download a free smartphone app. Another great learning venue would be Becker, since it offers a very similar deal!
- Second scenario: If you are an international medical graduate, for example, and are no longer in medical school, you might have more time to concentrate on your exam alone and more intensively, so Kaplan USMLE might be the choice for you, with a 3-month subscription.
- Third scenario: if money is tight, but you still want to make the best out of your test preparation, we highly recommend Board Vitals and GraduateX. Moreover, we offer discounts on them, as well!
Ultimately, you can test all demo versions of the five prep courses we mentioned and test drive yourself.
Books, 서적, books…
A great amount of students will go online and read about all the prep books and be convinced they need all of them. Remember, you can’t read Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine or Gray’s Anatomy before your exam. That’s ground learning, that’s past you, we are focusing on reviewing now (even if you have studied abroad in another language!). So before thinking books, make sure they are review books with high-yield information — principles you are very likely to see in your exam.
Like all great works, USMLE is full of classic questions, and people who write review books know that. They have done the work for you. There will most certainly be a question about a farmer with organophosphates poisoning, the flushing side effects of atropine-like drugs, or say, if it’s a genetic condition, USMLE 단계 1 will always present it with the classic patient and his/her origin, for example, sickle cell anemia is commonly seen in children. USMLE won’t test you for the exceptions, but rather with the most common drugs, side effects, presentations, causes. As said, it is a classic.
We, at CRUSH, it seems, have reached a consensus that there are roughly three strategies to decide which are the best USMLE Step 1 review books for you:
- Buy a complete series. By doing this, you can be sure that all the material is covered and that it won’t repeat itself. 또한, the repeating design, writing style is also a big plus.
- Buy the best book for one subject from different series. You might need a little more time doing research, but if you feel comfortable with different books from different series, then this is a good way to go.
- You might find out that Kaplan’s books are great, but you’re just not ready to replace Pathoma and Microbiology Made Ridiculously Easy for their respectives in the series.
We don’t recommend you to buy two or more books on one subject. You should believe us when we say: All the material you need will, one way or another, be covered either in your review books, question bank or First Aid.
아무리 갈 당신이 위의 어느 하나를, 생각해 내다: 의 최신 버전을 구입 응급 처치 단계 1 최신 니모닉과 높은 수율 사실 위에 당신의 존재를 보장합니다.
응급 처치 단계 1 리뷰 도서에 추가되지 않습니다, 그것은을-이 있어야합니다 단순히. 당신은 쉽게 읽을 수 있도록 바인딩 할 수 있습니다, as well.
문제 은행에서 실수를 만들기도 배우고.
당신의 문제 은행을하는 동안 당신은 많은 질문을 놓칠 경우 demotivated 느낄 필요가 없습니다. 문제 은행 학습 도구입니다, 그래서 당신이 할 것입니다 실수는. 당신은 온라인 책으로 문제 은행 관련 필요: 그것은 시행 착오의 사용을 만들 수있는 완벽한 장소입니다, 당신이 질문을 놓칠 경우 당신은 개선하지 않는 것처럼 느끼지 않는다. So to access your progress after the first round of questions would be very demotivating! It is recommended to do a question bank fully two to three times.
USMLE 단계 1 공부 팁
Understand your brain and the way it learns better, use this in your favor.
그만큼 1-3 rule. You’re a doctor to be, so use that knowledge in your favor: Your brain has a learning schedule, so work around it. Take into account that the adult brain needs to reencounter a material around 48 hours after the first time you were introduced to it. So how can you apply this? Solve a test block, for example, say, of 40 questions per block. If you solved it today, make mistakes, read the explanations for the question in the test bank and move on. Two days later make notes from this exam. Long story short: you need to be introduce to the information on day 1, and reencounter it on day 3. Before your test, you can freely review these notes.
Note taking: go old school. There is no best way to take notes, if you’ve been to medical school, you have by this time found out the method that best works for you. A lot of people prefer to type, instead of writing, but if you are a medical student you do know that by writing you do remember more by using different parts of your cortex, rather than just typing. It also goes without saying that you would spend a lot of more time inserting symbols (arrows, for instance) into your notes than if you simply wrote them down in form of a scheme in a notebook.
The Feynman method. A lot of students struggle without a study partner, in our opinion, even though this is a great we-are-on-the-same-boat strategy, we have another solution for those who prefer to work on their own time, or simply on their own. Another great strategy to optimize your learning is by becoming a proud adept of the Feynman Study Technique. It is based on using different parts of your brain to quickly retain information and works in simple four steps: 처음으로, pick a topic, read about it; 둘째, pretend to teach yourself out loud (this is very important!); third, if you get stuck during the explanation: revisit the book; and fourth, repeat the process using analogies, simple language and connecting facts. 그래서, keep in mind, a study partner is great, but here’s a simple (and effective) solution.
USMLE 단계 1 Mock Exams
The mock exam is your best score predictor.
We all need a little motivation, so the best way to assess your USMLE 단계 1 score is by taking mock exams. They look just like the test itself. Turn off your phone, and get ready for an eight-hour task. After that, do something relaxing: go binge watch your favorite show, go out dancing, have a cup of coffee with your friends, shift your mind from the test prep and the next day you will be fresh as new!
Plan, plan, plan, when nothing else: plan.
If you’re very insecure about whether you are ready or not to schedule your test, get an organizer and write the amount of work you need to get done everyday, item by item, and see how much time you actually need. You can do a check-list if you like the concept better. If you feel like that is not enough, here is a little insider’s trick that seems to work: say, by the time you have completed 10, 20, X number of items from your USMLE Step 1 준비 할 일 목록에 또는 목록을 확인, 당신은 자신에게 약간의 보상을 제공. 그 좋은 가방을 기억 당신은 다른 날 봤다? 또는, say, 보트를 타고, 자전거 대여, 좋은 신발 한 켤레 (당신의 미래 직업을위한 드레스, 권리?), 심지어 문신. 자신은 메리 작은 휴일 되세요! 당신이 당신의 이정표를 완료하는 당신은 실제로 목록에 이러한 보상을 넣을 수 있습니다, 나가서 당신을 무엇을 얻을.
테이크 가정 메시지: 평생 학습은 의사가되는 부분입니다.
마지막으로, 생각해 내다: 당신의 USMLE 단계 1 준비는 부담 안됩니다! 한 번에 한 가지를 가지고 당신은 자신의 밖으로 것을 경험 말까지 당신이 만든 것도 있지만, 더 나은 의사를 찾을 것입니다. 당신은 의과 대학을 시작했을 때, for example, 그 때까지는 당신이 그것을 완료했습니다, 당신은 가이드 라인이 변화하는 볼, 나타나는 신약, 무용지물이되고 다른 사람, and you need to adapt to those innovations all the time, life-long. Keep being curious, keen and hard-working — the more positively you relate to your studying experience, the more positive the outcome will be.