Good study resources for the summer between first and second year?

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Hey guys. I'm a M1 and the year is just about wrapping up in a couple of months. I really can't believe I'm ALMOST through. So, I had a lot of trouble throughout the year. I consistently scored a standard deviation below the class average on every single exam, but...I still passed somehow. Anyway, I'm not the best student overall and I want to continue to -pass- during my next three years. I don't want (and honestly, I don't think I can) to make high passes or get AOA. I just want to stay afloat at this point and do the best that I can do.

I know that in year 2 we will need to have prior knowledge of a lot of the concepts learned in year 1. But to be honest, I already forgot half of neuro and all of the muscuskeletal system. If you ask me what a brachial plexus is at this point, I'd barely be able to tell you. I REALLY don't want to fail next year, so I was hoping I can refresh my memory over the summer. Does anyone know any good resources through which to do this? Any good review books specifically made for the transition from M1 to M2? Thank you all!

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Hey guys. I'm a M1 and the year is just about wrapping up in a couple of months. I really can't believe I'm ALMOST through. So, I had a lot of trouble throughout the year. I consistently scored a standard deviation below the class average on every single exam, but...I still passed somehow. Anyway, I'm not the best student overall and I want to continue to -pass- during my next three years. I don't want (and honestly, I don't think I can) to make high passes or get AOA. I just want to stay afloat at this point and do the best that I can do.

I know that in year 2 we will need to have prior knowledge of a lot of the concepts learned in year 1. But to be honest, I already forgot half of neuro and all of the muscuskeletal system. If you ask me what a brachial plexus is at this point, I'd barely be able to tell you. I REALLY don't want to fail next year, so I was hoping I can refresh my memory over the summer. Does anyone know any good resources through which to do this? Any good review books specifically made for the transition from M1 to M2? Thank you all!

Kahn Academy videos on youtube are good review videos. You can also just skim through First Aid since it does a good job of spearing things out by topic (physio, anatomy, and pathology) so you can review that as well.
 
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There is no point. You're out of range of AOA and you'll still pass second year. At this point, relax so you don't burn out. You will. After this summer, you get slammed with the pace of second year, classes+Step prep second semester, and then after Step you get a 3-4 days before Clerkship and then after that 6 months of clerkship until you get two weeks off till Christmas break. Relax...you passed first year. As long as you did you can pass second year.


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