Practice test on Monday went well. Felt the fatigue as the sixth and seventh hours continued and this reflected in the scores. Test-taking will be as important as test-knowledge.
Had some study interruptions this week with meetings, appointments, and deadlines. Brought the focus back to the study grind on Friday. Felt like I warmed the engine back up on Saturday.
Another full length practice exam tomorrow will help me objectively determine my preparedness. A long and draining day. Then back to the grind on Tuesday through the weekend.
Earlier today, I experienced some of the exam panic. Do I know enough? Have I prepared enough? Will I score high enough? As I settled into the grind, the worries fell away.
I need to focus on this question block in front of me, 40 questions over 60min and the rest of the world falls away as I consider a differential or further management of an imaginary patient. I scroll through flashcards to address my weaknesses and trust that I am doing what I need to do.
I think it is enough.
I feel that I am enough.
Long Form Sundays
- On a return to the grind (or 15 days to Step Two)
- On a reprieve
- On a panic attack
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