“What fascinates me about addiction and obsessive behavior is that people who would choose an altered state of consciousness that’s toxic and ostensibly destroys most aspects of your normal life, because for a brief moment you feel okay.”- Moby (musician) Introduction Addiction is the need to do something repetitively in order to attain a hedonic/ pleasure state. ... Read More »
Category Archives: USMLE*
IMPORTANCE OF EXERCISE
IMPORTANCE OF EXERCISE “Health is Wealth”. There would be few amongst us who would have not heard this all famous quote. Since the dawn of time, man has always shown his superiority over fellow men by feats of physical prowess. The importance of fitness is imbibed in us by a very early age. Indeed most childhood memories do consist of ... Read More »
USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Exam- My preparation experience
Phase I: My first journey to The US Anxious, petrified and perturbed I was, sitting in the Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, India, ready to board my first flight outside the country. It also happened to be the day my USMLE Step 2 CK result would be declared while I would be in mid-air over the ... Read More »
“What are your goals?”- The million dollar Residency Interview Question
Residency program directors are not just looking for the people who will work for you. They are looking for the people who have set short-term goals and long-term vision well planned out. Never go to residency interview without preparation. You have spent so much time and money to get those 5-10 interviews, all this hard work could be wasted just ... Read More »
USMLE Exam Experience – Handling the Day of the Exam!
The USMLE exams are probably one of the longest and the scariest devils that you will ever face as a doctor. These exams can be your greatest achievement leading to a fruitful career, if handled with a cool mind and the right attitude. I am sharing my USMLE Exam Experience in order to help people reach their goals. Medicine is ... Read More »
How to score good marks in USMLE Step 1?
Every student is different. Every body has different learning style. Some are voracious readers but they are not able to score good marks in USMLE. This is all because they are not able to transfer the data from short-term memory to long-term memory and vice versa. To score good marks you have to repeat to remember and remember to repeat. ... Read More »
How to prepare for USMLE Step 2 CK?
I have been asked about how to prepare for the USMLE Step 2 CK exam. Though we only train students to pass their Step 2 CS exam in first attempt in our Vital Checklist Workshop but I wanted to provide a list of books, websites and videos, which students can use for their preparation for this exam. During the entire ... Read More »