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Preparing for Qualifying Exams in Biomedical Engineering: How do I get started?

A collection of resources to assist graduate students to find and synthesize information in Biomedical Engineering

Research Project Management Document

So you need to prepare for your qualifying exam...

To strategically carry out an information search process for you qualifying exam:

  • Determine your topic (See PICO tab for guidance)
  • Create keywords based on your search topic
  • Create search strings, combining keywords using boolean operators
  • Track search results 
  • Collect citations using citation managers
  • Evaluate search results to iterate search. 

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