Dry Erase prep

Discussion in 'Step I' started by Salpingo, May 14, 2010.

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  1. Salpingo

    Salpingo 7+ Year Member

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    One of the pieces of advice I got was to take five minutes before the test and jot down some notes for quick references. I was thinking maybe a couple of basic farm equations and the G-protein-linked 2nd messenger mnemonic (QISS & QIQ if you're SIQ of SQS). Has anyone used this strategy? Any other good notes to have handy?
     
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  3. illixir

    illixir One 10+ Year Member

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    At my test center you're definately able to do it. They send you to your computer station and you can take a few minutes writing all you want down before you click anything on the computer. I even asked if I could check something out of my locker right before I went in there so that I could look at all the formulas in the back of FA one last time. I just wrote down the pharm formulas since i knew the behavioral ones pretty well. Never needed them for a single question lol.
     
  4. IMGUSMLEStep1

    IMGUSMLEStep1 2+ Year Member

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    I've been thinking about doing this! :D I honestly don't know if I will. I just don't know which ones I would write down.
     
  5. Pegasus1731

    Pegasus1731 7+ Year Member

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    What's this mnemonic?
     
  6. DrBowtie

    DrBowtie Final Countdown Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    Check the FA pharm section. If I typed it here, the format would be jacked.
     
  7. Ableton

    Ableton Love Inside 2+ Year Member

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    It's for the 2nd messengers associated with various G-protein-coupled receptors... p. 232 in FA.
     
  8. username456789

    username456789 7+ Year Member

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    Do tell.
     
  9. DrBowtie

    DrBowtie Final Countdown Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    Lion + Tiger = Liger
    Donkey + Horse = Mule

    Ya know....farm equations.
     
  10. AggieSean

    AggieSean Coffee is for closers 5+ Year Member

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    2 chickens = 1 goat

    1 horse = 50 beets

    Boxer + Napoleon = total farm domination
     
  11. lord_jeebus

    lord_jeebus 和魂洋才 SDN Moderator 10+ Year Member

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    If you remember your mnemonic when you sit down to take the test, you'll probably still have it memorized when you get a question on it 5 hours later.
     
  12. metalrex

    metalrex 2+ Year Member

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    Unless you wanna binge on some pharm ,physio equations or any such nitty gritty detail just before you are about to enter the exam hall, then you can purge out the info on your notepad immediately to keep it away from getting 'digested' away into oblivion hours down the line.......

    Nerves can wreck havoc,one can never tell.
     
  13. Rabbit Hole

    Rabbit Hole We're all mad here.

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    I'm going to draw a funny picture so I can look at something for comedic relief in case I start freaking out.
     
  14. IMGUSMLEStep1

    IMGUSMLEStep1 2+ Year Member

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    lol
     

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