I’m done. Done clinicals. Done classes. Done finals.
And right now, I’m happy, super-de-duper happy, but mostly I
feel like I do right after Thanksgiving dinner – way to full and ready for a
As such, I’ve been floating in a sea of relaxation since
taking my last final a week ago. It’s not smart – even though I’m done with
school, I still have boards to prepare for – but I guess at this point I
deserve a break.
I may give myself a few more days, but after that I really
need to get myself motivated. The goal is to take the boards after my daughter
has arrived, which means sometime in early February. Thus, I have about 7 weeks
My school requires we take a preparation class for boards,
and I’ve elected for the online Kaplan course. I feel pretty good about where I’m
at now, but I’m determined to do all the modules. I’m just hoping I can keep my
resolve and not wait until too late in the game.
I’m hoping to set aside at least two hours every day doing
something productive – questions, modules, studying notes, whatever. It’s going
to be tough – especially since the structure provided by school is no longer in
For anyone who’s been in a similar situation, feel free to
share how you went about preparing in the final march toward boards in the comments
section. I appreciate any feedback, and, I assume, any readers in a similar
situation will as well.