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Aim Your Brain at USMLE Step 1 : The Ultimate System for Mastering Multiple Choice Exams

ISBN-10: 0982134347

ISBN-13: 9780982134344

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mary K. Miller

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Every medical student must pass USMLE "board" exams. Dr. Mary K. Miller, a clinical professor who teaches medical students and residents, has seen some of her best students stumble when taking multiple-choice tests. To help them, she developed the AIM YOUR BRAIN(R) Study System.
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List price: $29.95
Publisher: Ideas2Pen Publishing Company, LLC
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 145
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xix
USMLE's First Stepp. 1
What Is USMLE Step 1?
NBME and USMLE
Registration Entities?
NBME and ECFMG
Chart Your Course
Step 1 Preparation and Question Types
"I Hate Multiple-choice Exams"p. 11
Have I Told You Today How Much I Hate Multiple-choice Exams?
Why Are Multiple-choice Tests Hard For Some People?
What Is A Multiple-choice Test?
Anatomy of A Multiple-choice Question
Current USMLE Step 1 Question Types
Why Does USMLE Step 1 Use Multiple-choice Questions?
10 Things You Can Do to Improve Your MCQ Test-taking Skills Regardless of Content
Feats of Learningp. 21
Introduction
Learning Tags: Sight, Sound, Motion, and Muse
Step By Step, "Putting It Together"
The AIM YOUR BRAIN(R) Study Systemp. 27
Crossing the Blacked-brain Barrier
How the AIM YOUR BRAIN(R) Study System Came to Be
The Four-step AIM YOUR BRAIN(R) Study System Revealed
Line 1-Do the Questions, Write and Wrongsp. 31
Online Question Banks
Specific Online Question Banks
Fast Start
What Do I Do with My Other Reference Materials?
Finding Your Rock Bottom
Identifying Strengths and Weaknesses
Line 2-Pursue New Qs All Day Longp. 39
Don't Stop Now!
Finding Your Groove
Sample Schedule
Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
In the Remaining Time
Line 3-On F.A.C.T.O.I.D.(R) Books Your Must Dependp. 59
Definition of F.A.C.T.O.I.D.
How to Make a F.A.C.T.O.I.D. Book
F.A.C.T.O.I.D. Format Examples
Example 1
Example 2
Example 3
Using Your F.A.C.T.O.I.D. Books for Review
Line 4-Think You're Done? Start Again!p. 75
Groundhog Day Replay? Not!
Savor Your Accomplishments So Far
How To Start Again
Finding A Faculty Coachp. 79
What's A Faculty Coach, and Why Do I Need One?
How Do I Find My Own Faculty Coach?
A Little Homework Never Hurt Anyone
"You've Got Mail," Weekly Progress Meetings and E-mail Updates
When Life Intrudesp. 85
Finding Time to Study When There Is None
Saying No to Family and Friends
Escape to Your Third Place
Crisis Management 101
Conquering Test Anxietyp. 97
Test Anxiety-A-Little-Bit
Test Anxiety-Losta
Techniques To Quell Test Anxiety-A-Little-Bit
Test Anxiety-Lotsa Treatment
Set the State for Your Successp. 105
The End Is In Sight
Courage
Perseverance
A Little Planning Goes A Long Way
Test-day Packing List
"Centered" Exam Strategies
The Waiting Game
Brief History of the NBME/USMLEp. 115
NBME History
USMLE History
Money, Money, Money
Exam Do-oversp. 117
No Pinacchio Noses Here
"I Did It My Way." A Hard Look at Test Preparation
"Back In The Saddle Again"
No Guarantees In Life
Preparation and Tenacity
Real-life Successesp. 123
Real-life Student Stories
Is There Hope For Me?
"Pay It Forward"
Your Future in Medicine, Exams, and the AIM YOUR BRAIN(R) Study System
Notesp. 129
Glossaryp. 133
Indexp. 139
About the Authorp. 145
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