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Tips to pass first year of med school?

Hello!

I have 29 days until my first exam and 3 months until the resits. My exams are all preclinical along with some psychology, sociology and ethics. I've tried to stay on top of work ( I have like 10% of the course to Anki T.T). I passed my formatives in January but my mental health completely tanked after that. I had a huge relapse with an ED which I won't go into detail about which meant that I didn't stay on top of my Anki Reviews.

These exams are really stressing me out and I would appreciate any advice on how to tackle revision. Here's my current plan:
1)Finish Making Anki cards
2)Anki reviews daily and making condensed notes as i do them in case I dont get to review it again (?)
3)Pass Med questions on whatever topic I covered (or would knowledge tutor be better?)

Honestly, this is all my fault and I'm at terms with that. Any advice for the 3 month resit would be appreciated too, bracing myself for the worst but hopefully by then I would have my stuff together. Finally reached out for help about the ED and I'm just waiting for the programmes to get back to me.
(edited 9 months ago)
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