How to succeed at exams for medics

what is this topic about?

Everyone has their own methods of revising and preparing for exams, but there are some 'universal truths' that everyone should consider. These truths will help you to learn more efficiently, which is vital at medical school because if there sometimes seems like there aren't enough hours in the day to learn what you need to learn - this is because there aren't. You cannot possibly understand and recall everything you're taught, the skill lies in knowing enough - and being able to remember it on the day.

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when you've done this topic, you'll be able to:

who should do this topic?

This topic is aimed at medical students in any year of study, but we hope students on all courses will find some bits useful.

how long will this topic take?

This topic contains exam tips and revision strategies and it's up to you which (if any) you do, so how long it takes is entirely up to you.

what do I need to know before I do this topic?

You don't need any prior knowledge to do this topic.

do I need any equipment or resources to do this topic?

For some of the activities in this topic, you'll need a pen, paper and some willing and eager colleagues.

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