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Test Taking Strategy for the Boards—Knowing a Lot of Stuff is Not Enough | Ryan Orwig from STATMed Learning

May 9, 2018

In this episode, Ryan Orwig from STATMed learning tells us more about the STATMed platform, how his boards workship helps students improve their scores by focusing on and improving the strategy they employ in studying and in approaching multiple choice questions in question banks like USMLE World, Kaplan, USMLE-Rx (or any Qbank). Plus, we give an example of some specific tactics to apply to practice questions with a gynecology example question from the Open Osmosis platform 

STATMed Lessons on the ITB Study Smarter Channel

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