A few tips from fellow D.O. students on how to relax and reorganize yourself during the summer before the school year starts up again.
From Naveetha Nandakumar, College of Medicine 2019, 2nd year student:
- Rest & relax should come first and foremost. It is important for us to re-find our humanness and recharge for the marathon of second year/board studying.
- Set a realistic goal and stay consistent. This may be reading something for 1-2 hours a day from 1st year material or previewing for next year. This may be doing 15 questions a day from a question bank. Whatever the goal is, don’t make it so demanding that you’re resistant to follow through. Start small and build on that. Continue reading