“How do I do MBE questions faster?”
“The way to approach these questions is not staying with me.”
“If I study a subject really well and circle back around to it after studying the others, I’ve forgotten half of the first subject.”
Have you ever felt that?
There is a SIMPLE and UNDERRATED way to fix this: Redoing questions.
“But wait,” you say, “I have seen and remembered those questions and answers before. Should I be worried because I am not practicing new questions?”
There’s only a limited number of ways they can test you, so it’s actually GOOD if you recognize fact patterns. If that’s not the point of preparation, what is?
We can’t expect to “get” something after reading or doing something once. So when it comes to preparing for the bar exam, should you really limit yourself to just doing things once and dusting off your hands?
That’s what causes you to forget. The more you cycle through the subjects, the more you’ll retain next time.
If you had to choose between anxious uncertainty about retaining the material vs. routine boredom, which would you pick?Continue reading “The Value of Redoing Questions (You’ll See Them Again on the Bar Exam)”