Monthly Archives: November 2010

To build self-confidence: reach out

Need help?  Confide in someone.

Need help? Confide in someone.

Recently a student came to see me. She said that she was having great difficulty with the one of the subjects in her medical school program. “I feel like everyone else is getting what’s going on and I’m not.” She was embarrassed to tell anyone she was having difficulty and so pretended that she understood what was going on when, in fact, she did not. This

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The best strategy for test anxiety is…

Prepare yourself!

Prepare yourself!

A blog post about preparing for the the US Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE)  came through today. I’d like to analyze it a bit and add my two cents (quoting the post in italics)

The most straightforward strategy to do well at taking an exam is undoubtedly by just taking practice exams. It really is as approximate as you will get to taking the real examination. Whenever you only possess time to finish just one thing to get ready for… Read more ›

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