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What makes a “bad” test taker? How to fix it Part 1 | Ryan Orwig from STATmed Learning

March 27, 2018

A discussion with Ryan Orwig from STATMed Learning and his former student, Maureen, now a resident on what makes a "bad" test taker and what things you can do to improve your test-taking skills and studying to increase your USMLE or COMLEX scores (not to mention acquiring the ability to enter a testing center with more confidence). 

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Music: Courtesy of Rou Reynolds. Enter Shikari, "Anaesthetist" from The Mind Sweep. 

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