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Hi! My name is Andrew and I am passionate about bouldering, running, and teeth. I study at UCSF. Feel free to ask me any questions!

Andrew Chen
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Studying was challenging but I worked on building my stamina and also giving myself appropriate breaks like Ari suggested. I met another nontraditional student who studied the same length so I was encouraged to push through. My favorite thing about Bootcamp is the videos, bio bites, condensed bio notes, question banks, and the assistance from the staff.

Josh Smith
Josh Smith
350 AA

I graduated undergrad in 2017 and I was a nonscience major. First, I read through all of the study guide and study schedule. I began following the study schedule for the first month but eventually made my own study schedule based on my needs. I did not rush into taking quizzes or tests because I had a lot of content to relearn. The only exception for this was gen chem. I first focused on the gen chem videos and quizzes. Afterward, I focused on one section of the test at a time while lightly reviewing other sections. Once I finished the content review I started doing practice quizzes. During my last month of studying is when I took a total of 4 practice tests.

Because I was so busy and had much to relearn I studied for a total of about 6 months. Studying was challenging but I worked on building my stamina and also giving myself appropriate breaks like Ari suggested. I met another nontraditional student who studied the same length so I was encouraged to push through. My favorite thing about Bootcamp is the videos, bio bites, condensed bio notes, question banks, and the assistance from the staff.

For my study schedule, I used a planner to set goals for each day. If I didn’t complete a goal I would go back to it on a designated review day. I studied anywhere between 2 hours to 5.5 hours a day depending on the day for 5 to 6 days per week. I highly recommend OAT Bootcamp.

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