Feb 13, 2024
Mock Exams- A No Brainer for Success!
Trust your gut
Revision, revision & more revision!
Do not fear the grand test
Do not leave MCQ practice for tomorrow
Prepare handwritten notes
The power of revision
Daily study targets must never be missed
The FMG Exam results for the Jan 2024 session were recently announced, and Dr. Aadi Morakhia has stood out, securing Rank 1 with 238 marks.
At PrepLadder, we firmly believe that achieving excellence requires following the footsteps of those who have excelled beyond the ordinary. That's why we roped in Dr. Aadi Morakhia, who also happens to be one of PrepLadder’s esteemed students to conduct an FMGE topper Jan '24 interview. Through his experiences, students from around the world can be inspired, learn from his mistakes, adopt effective practices, and understand the do's and don'ts of the journey toward success.
So, continue reading to learn more about the FMGE Jan ‘24 topper and how he could achieve the top rank while navigating a challenging journey.
Dr. Aadi Morakhia hails from Surat, Gujarat. He completed his MBBS from Smolensk State Medical University and successfully cleared the FMGE on his first try. In a conversation with Dr. Aadi, he shared that during the initial three years of his six-year course, he focused on solidifying his understanding of all 19 subjects.
Dr. Aadi emphasized the importance of consistent studying and practicing MCQs right from the start. He highlighted the significance of attempting grand tests to simulate the real exam environment and overcome exam fear. This approach helped him immensely in performing well on the day of the actual exam.
We have distilled the key strategies after analyzing the FMGE topper interview. Here is what we have discovered:
Build a strong framework to further expand your knowledge and understanding. Only once foundational knowledge is strong can you move on to understanding complex topics and will be able to face clinical questions in the exam.
When you have a strong grasp over fundamentals it will enable your critical thinking and analytical skills on the exam day.
Unlike most students who fear attempting the mock tests because of the fear of failure, the FMG exam topper for January, 2024 Dr. Aadi stringently practiced MCQs and also appeared for the grand tests and the Champions Exam ‘23 organized by PrepLadder for real exam simulation.
Not only it helped him assess his preparation but the real exam pattern of the mock test helped him prepare to face the exam pressure, and build confidence for the actual test day.
Just like him, you can begin your FMG exam preparation by beginning your MCQ practice from PrepLadder’s QBank.
From the FMGE topper interview, a major takeaway for you is to go with the gut when all the options of the MCQ appear nearly identical. Yes, Dr. Aadi emphasizes relying on your gut feeling can often be advantageous. Additionally, he cautions against overanalyzing questions, noting that he has fallen into this trap and selected incorrect answers as a result. Many students make this same mistake, ultimately costing them marks.
Nothing can beat revision and this becomes the key deciding factor for how well you perform in the exam! During the last days leading to the exam, Dr. Aadi’s study routine included skimming through his concise handwritten notes for all 19 subjects and a day before the exam he majorly focused on revising all the formulas and other volatile information.
Not just this but Dr. Aadi utilized his break between part 1 and part 2 of the FMG ‘24 exam to revise his handwritten notes instead of wasting it in idle chatter or discussing part 1- exceptional, isn't it?
Now that we have gained insights from the journey of the topper, we’d like you to run through the key takeaways that made the FMGE topper stay ahead in his game.
You can also watch the complete interview of FMGE Jan '24 Topper Dr. Aadi Morakhia with PrepLadder's Dream Faculty Dr. Deepak Marwah and Dr. Preeti Sharma.
From navigating the challenges of exam preparation to achieving excellence in medical entrance exams we have the following key takeaways from Dr. Aadi, the FMGE topper.
Starting early allows one to gain a better grasp of fundamentals and a better understanding of information, and why not? The FMG exam is a tough nut to crack.
The grand tests must be viewed as an opportunity to get real exam simulation and assess knowledge, skills, and preparation. Rather than fearing failure, they should be embraced as valuable learning opportunities.
There is never a good tomorrow for preparation. Instead, take today as an opportunity to practice and become confident for the final exam day. With each passing year, the syllabus, and responsibilities are only going to increase so there won't be any perfect tomorrow to begin preparation. So, kickstart your exam preparation by practicing MCQs from clinical QBank right away!
Making personalized notes is time-consuming, but always comes in handy for quick revision.
Utilize even the shortest available time to cement what you have learned to attain greater confidence and master the complex topics.
June '23 FMGE topper Dr. Faizan Gulzar emphasizes the importance of revision in FMG exam preparation, and he dedicated the last 6 months before the exam primarily to revising.
Steady pace of learning and progress towards larger goals instead of accumulating a backlog of material to study, and revise towards the end.
From prioritizing consistent practice, cementing fundamentals, prioritizing revision until the last to trusting the gut, Dr. Aadi’s dedication and approaching the exam with a strategic preparation helped him navigate the challenges that come with exam preparation and achieving academic goals.
By following the footsteps of the FMGE topper Jan 2024 and similar other preparation journey and strategies of toppers students can navigate the challenges of exam preparation with confidence and achieve their academic goals.
Nikita Thakur is a Content Specialist at PrepLadder. She is known for her writeups that meticulously guide medical aspirants through the intricate maze of medical exam prep.
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