So I woke up this the morning and had to do something for my mother so that killed an hour or two of my morning and then I went back to review the stuff that I had learned the day before (general pathology) and for some reason, those tumor markers and oncogens were taking me forever to memorize. I ended up spending all morning making sure that I knew which ones were “Transcription factors” and which ones were involved in tyrosine kinase “receptor synthesis”. Interestingly, I managed to squeeze in an hour last night to listen to Dr. Goljan’s lecture on Cellular Injury. He said some pretty helpful stuff so I went back to FA and annotated the “already annotated” section. All in all, my morning was spent doing pathology! Not what I had planned but oh well. The afternoon consisted of ANS review. I have definitely forgotten a lot of my androgenic and chlonergic stuff so it was a slow process.
I managed to do 46 questions, this time I used USMLERx. I hate jumping around between Qbanks but I have no option, I don’t want to waste Uworld Questions on topics that I haven’t covered yet so I’m not going to just randomly select pathology. I would rather wait until I’ve covered the entire FA book before I start doing random Uworld questions…USMLERx was good, most questions were straightforward. They do rely on their book heavily in their questions and that’s what I like about them a lot. Some of their questions are kinda unfair sometimes lol….
They’re also very easy to go over compared to Uworld which could easily take 2-3 hours to review one block! I only attempted micro questions to make sure that I haven’t forgotten my microbiology and I think I was okay with the performance today…I just wish I was able to select General pathology questions 😦
Really worried about how I’m going to fit all of General pharmacology into one day tomorrow and also do 46 questions (This time it will most likely be KaplanQbank as I can’t select general pharm on either Uworld or Rx).
I also attended a USMLERx Webinar today…It ran for about an hour and a half. It was actually a lot better than the last one I attended and it definitely helped me brush up on some areas like vasculitis which I have yet to cover.
It’s almost 10:00pm which means bedtime!
Till next time,