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We've heard already from our panelists that some developed an individualized study plan while others relied on studying with others. Even group studying can take a variety of forms--from working on questions together, reviewing practice exams, or keeping each other accountable (or just keeping each other company in what can otherwise be a lonely time!). How have people used "group time"? What are the benefits or pitfalls of working in a group and what advice do people have to make group studying most effective? (For those interested in reading more, the AMA Wire recently published an article on this topic: