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Hear how students use Picmonic to boost test scores and remember everything they need to know in less time! 

Picmonic changed my methodology of study. I used to spend a lot of time to learn different topics; right now, I can just put the topics I need into a playlist and play the game. I have more time to review other things and increase my score every day.
– Maria L.,  Med Student, Central University of Venezuela Vargas School

I am a visual learner. I used Picture mnemonics in my Allied Health class YEARS ago & still think of them this day. When I saw Picmonics; the art got me. I had my first exam & Picmonic helped me think through the answers. I know my friends are tired of me praising & tagging. But, as a skeptic, I HAVE to praise what works! Thank you Picmonic!
– Vanessa J., RN Student, Technical College of Low Country

Great, to the point, concise videos that you can watch anywhere in your extra time.
– Corynne C., Med Student, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport

Picmonic is a lifesaver. Pharmacology section saved me.
– Jonathan P., PA Student, New York Insititute of Technology

Picmonic took down the stress level of learning new topics and re-learning information that I had already been familiar with. I felt much less overwhelmed with all of the material I was expected to know. Picmonic makes sense in my brain and I can use it on my phone, iPad, computer. I have the ability to use Picmonic whenever I have time and I can recall much more when it is test time. The price was steep for me, but since I took the plunge, I really do not regret it.
– Ragen H., NP Student, University of Michigan – Flint

Being an online student means so much more reading in less time. Using Picmonic is a great study aid because it enables me to learn the snippet of a large topic. It speeds up my learning, allowing me to quiz myself more regularly, which is why I need assistance too.
– Esmeralda S., RN Student, The University of Texas At Arlington

Picmonic…is my best friend.
– Kyu-Jin J., Med Student, St. Martinus University School of Medicine

Other study methods pull me away sometimes, but I keep coming back to Picmonic, 
– Josh H., Med Student, University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine

Picmonic helped me retain information I wasn’t retaining through reading alone. I’m a very visual learner, so these videos have been so helpful. Even if it’s only one or two facts that I retain, it’s more than I otherwise would have. And the videos are fairly quick. I love how I can take the quiz after to really cement the information I just learned. Perfect for nursing school!
– Pamma D., RN Student,  Western Governor’s University

My grades have really improved since using Picmonic…I wish I would have known how to effectively use it in my first and second semesters.
– Jonathan K., Med Student, Ross University School of Medicine

Picmonic was a life changer! Made review easier and more fun to learn than PowerPoints or flashcards.
– Andee G., Med Grad, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

I started using Picmonic for help in my pharmacology class. On the day of the exam, the easiest facts to recall were the ones I studied with Picmonic.
– Elizabeth L., Med Grad, Indiana University School of Medicine

Picmonic is the most powerful memory aid I’ve ever used. It’s impossible to forget stories like those of Taco-lioness and the Astronaut-police (for tacrolimus and azathioprine), both on test day and during clinicals. Plus Picmonic has an auto-generated spaced-repetition schedule that would have taken me hours of work every week to create myself.
– Charles D., Med Grad, University of Kansas School of Medicine

265 because of you!
– Mallori, Med Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine 

I am a super busy clinical supervisor, so I work well over 40+ hours a week. I also am in a vigorous Nurse Practitioner program. Taking three classes a week along with its workload are a lot! A classmate mentioned use of Picmonics to help with remembering all the pharmacology-related material. I was hooked after the free trial. I still remember the mnemonics and pictures for Pharm II. I highly recommend it for any medical program!
– Nancy C., NP Student, Simmons College

This stuff is amazing! The content sticks so much better with Picmonics!
– Daniel H., RN Student, University of Northern Colorado

Being in an online accelerated program requires much more reading in a shorter amount of time. With so much material per week to cover before exams, Picmonic helps consolidate the load by highlighting key facts that i can focus on. The speed in which material is covered is beneficial to my time restraint. I highly recommend it for the visual learner too.
– Esmeralda S., RN Student, The University of Texas At Arlington

Karl SchranzI still remember some of the first Picmonic videos I saw in my first few months of Medical School when my friend showed it to me. I was a believer after that.
– Karl S., Med Student, Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine

Abigail HeckethornPicmonic 100% helped me with my confidence level and ability for taking the NCLEX, and I passed within the first 75 questions! The program pulled the most important concepts together for me, putting them in a story form that made it super easy to remember. I even had a few specific questions that I could not help but smirk at, because I could fall directly back on Picmonic’s informative -yet kind of comical – story lines. I do not regret my subscription whatsoever! 
– Abigail H., Nursing Student

Matthew Moore
I tried reading all the books “Harrisons, Robins, Moore, etc.” I read for hours and forgot everything within three days. I got recommended Picmonic and my retention went through the roof. The daily review is awesome as you go through the semesters. I’m lost and have no hope of learning the info without Picmonic.
– Matthew M., Med Student, Xavier University School of Medicine

Joe HwangMy only regret with Picmonic was not finding out about it at the beginning of PA school! As soon as I got it, I immediately improved in studying more efficiently! I am a big believer in audiovisual learning, creating stories and memory palaces, and spaced repetition – Picmonic has done most of the leg work in putting all these together!

I love that it is created by PAs based on the Pance Prep Pearls. And if you need to remember something from a class lecture that is not in that particular Picmonic, you can custom add notes, pictures, and questions! Picmonic has made pharmacology so much easier!

When I was preparing to represent my school in our annual challenge bowl, I used Picmonic to study because of all the buzzwords incorporated into it. (By the way, we dominated our competition – thanks Picmonic!)
– Joseph Hwang, PA Student, Mercer University

With Picmonic you can assimilate the important information within one to three minutes, instead of spending copious time studying to remember drugs and their classes, drug mechanisms of action, disease constellations and treatments, and microorganism names and characteristics.

– Matt H., Med Grad, University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine

My last hope for pharmacology; it got me through nursing school.

– Cecily R., Nursing Student

I just wanted to give a MASSIVE shoutout to all you wonderful peeps at Picmonic. I took my NCLEX RN exam July 10th. I was a bag of nerves..the computer turned off at 227 questions. I panicked! Turned out. I passed. What a relief. All due to those great Picmonic moments and the support. Thanks soooo muck. Pass is definitely GUARANTEED.
– Rose H., Nursing Student, Cox College

Oh my gosh! I am so excited and HAPPY that I passed the ANCC Board examination for FNP!! I definitely feel that using Picmonic was SO HELPFUL to remember many of the facts that I needed to know! Picmonic was helpful, in that the “really dry” information (you know… that stuff that makes you nod off mid-sentence?) was presented in a manner which kept my attention. The Picmonics made remembering each point easy by hearing, seeing and imagining a similar memorable object. I am VERY THANKFUL that I accidentally came across this program!

– Mary B., 
NP Student, Chamberlain College of Nursing

Sketchy is missing many things you need to know. I turn to Picmonic for learning Biochemistry, vitamins, embryology, musculoskeletal system. The quiz feature is an added bonus that helps me retain what I’ve learned.

– Justin, 
Med Student, University of Toledo College of Medicine


The quizzes allow for active learning!
– Peter, Med Student, University of South Dakota


Sketchy has too many details on each slide. Also, sketchy doesn’t have funny stories like Picmonic, so it doesn’t use as much of your memory to anchor the ideas. Now that Picmonic has the pages of Pathoma in the browse section, it is easy for me to correlate what I am learning in pathology with the memory anchors I need to keep it all straight. Finally, Sketchy doesn’t have a good spaced repetition quiz like Picmonic.
– Robin, Med Student, St. George’s University School of Medicine

Picmonic quizzes you over the content, and is really useful beyond micro and pharm!
– Heather, Med Student, Indiana University School of Medicine


I seriously can’t thank your team enough for the incredible work you have put into building this resource. I’m glad to say it’s been critical in helping me not only get straight A’s in the first 3 semesters of PA school, but to do so efficiently and save so much time! Not to mention I can easily recall things from previous classes 6 months ago. Thanks again!!
– Joe, PA Student, Mercer University

Picmonic takes less time to learn more centered information. You can also add in your own facts.
– Glendalyn, Med Student, University of Colorado School of Medicine

I just wanted to give a MASSIVE shoutout to all you wonderful peeps at Picmonic. I took my NCLEX RN exam July 10th. I was a bag of nerves..the computer turned off at 227 questions. I panicked! Turned out. I passed. What a relief. All due to those great Picmonic moments and the support. Thanks soooo much. Pass is definitely GUARANTEED
– RE Harris, RN


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