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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Annotating notes in class

2nd year is about to begin and I have been playing around with how to implement the EN-GTD system without having to lug around my laptop. The iPad offers the added ability to annotate with a stylus. Once you get

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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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“! Now” Tag

This is a concept I have been testing out for a while. I think it goes well with the GTD system and increasing an overall level of awareness. The first thing to do is create a new tag named “! Daily”

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Hamming Out The Workflow

I would like to take this opportunity to present a guide to an average day using Evernote within the GTD system. Take a moment to look at the picture below. First, notice the 13 items in my Inbox. It’s a

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