Efficient Learning Strategies from Dr. Wendell Cole of The Medical School Survival Kit and Convos with Cole
We all need as much help as we can get when it comes to board exam tips, time management hacks, and how to get into the residency of our choice. Today, Dr. Wendell Cole, author of The Medical School Survival Kit, will give us the sage advice that allowed him to study smarter, save time, and have a healthy social life during medical school. Dr. Cole is an orthopedic surgeon at Tulane, has been on a host of podcast episodes including InsideTheBoards and Docs Outside the Box, and hosts his own podcast, Convos with Cole. Dr. Cole I’m delighted to have you on the show today.
2:00 “Just Do It”: The Secret to Accomplishment During Medical School & the 80/20 Rule
5:20 The Purpose Behind The Medical School Survival Kit & Setting up your Study Schedule
11:40 Eliminate Distractions when Studying to Improve Efficiency
15:20 Discussions on How to Use Spaced Repetition
18:20 Using Questions for Priming and Self-Assessment
22:30 Common Student Obstacles and How to Overcome: Scheduling and Approaching Board-style Questions
24:40 Walk Down Memory Lane
Special thanks to this episodes sponsor, CommonBond.