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The Patholgy Trifecta (Plus one)

2nd year medicine is mostly pathology. Pretty much every other subject during 2nd year revolves around the way stuff goes wrong. It’s the biggest topic on Step 1, yet despite its shear volume, is relatively straightforward. To do well in

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Enriching Firecracker with Evernote

I am a huge fan of Anki, which I have posted about before. It allows you to create your own cards and review them based on a learning algorithm that adapts as you review. Specifically, it is great for in-house

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Anki 2.0

This is just a quick note to people that use Anki 2.0 beta (link to beta at bottom). Below is a screenshot of a question asked for the first time: If you completely missed the question, hit 1 (again). If

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Improving the process

Here’s something I have been doodling around with. It’s a flowchart for improving any aspect of your life, but I think it applies well in med school. Our school had 4 weeks of lecture and a week of tests, 6

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FollowUpThen

Followupthen is a great new feature that can incorporated into your GTD system. FUT (because it’s easier to type) is a service where you send them an email with the date/time/frequency you wish to recieve an email followup, and they

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Getting Things Done

The beginning of efficiency. David Allen’s GTD is where it all begins. Yes it is geared towards executives, but from students to housewives, from teachers to professional weightlifters, GTD has inspired people to stop carrying around all that unorganized, distracting

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Hello world!

Hi fellow life managers (to use the word ever so broadly). I am a second year medicine and bioethics student at Loma Linda. This blog will serve as a place for collaboration and improvement on the techniques that improve our

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