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Elite Medical Prep

The Elite Medical Prep team consists of MD and MD candidate tutors from the top medical schools and residency programs, our founders, Dr. Brus-Ramer and Dr. Rubin, and an administrative team dedicated to our students' success. All blog posts are written directly by our tutors or founders to serve as a great resource for students.

Elite Medical Prep Conducts 3rd Joint Webinar with UWorld

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On April 26th, Elite Medical Prep, represented by Dr. Marcel Brus-Ramer and Dr. Ken Rubin, had the pleasure of participating in a joint webinar with UWorld Medical titled: From Classroom to Clinic: Using the UWorld Step 1 QBank as a Long Term Resource. 

USMLE vs MCAT

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Student taking a test while wearing a facemask

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As many who are either interested in pursuing a career in medicine or who are current medical students understand, there are a lot of exams that stand between med students and the title “Doctor.” These tests may seem daunting, but with the right preparation, you can conquer these obstacles to...

Applying to For-Profit vs. Non-Profit Medical Schools

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In August 2007, the first for-profit medical school gained accreditation in the United States after more than 100 years of being banned. As a topic that many medical school applicants don’t typically consider, here’s the discussion to be aware of when applying to (or attending) a non-for-profit vs. for-profit medical school.

Reliability of the New NBME Forms in Predicting USMLE Step 1 Score

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On March 2nd, 2021, NBME is releasing its newest forms– 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, and 30.

WEBINAR: Tutoring Program Best Practices for Institutions

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Yesterday, Elite Medical Prep founders Ken Rubin, MD and Marcel Brus-Ramer, MD, PhD delivered a webinar to representatives from several different medical schools detailing best practices for 1-on-1 and group tutoring programs for institutional use.

Elite Medical Prep Founder Delivers Grand Rounds at University of Hawaii

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This past week, Marcel Brus-Ramer, MD, PhD, Founder and President of Elite Medical Prep, was invited to do medical education grand rounds at the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine.

All United States Prometric Testing Centers CLOSED

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Remember when all USMLE Prometric Testing Centers in the United States and Canada were closed for the next 30 days? Looking back, it was much longer than that.

Entering Week 3 at Mount Sinai Medical School

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Week three of the 2019 Elite Medical Prep USMLE Course at Mount Sinai is upon us and as we reflect upon week 2, one word comes to mind: productive.

Elite Medical Prep Course at Mount Sinai

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As we enter week two of the 2019 Elite Medical Prep USMLE Course at Mount Sinai, we can’t help but reflect upon what a productive first week we had!

New NBMEs- Our Professional Opinion

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you should check the new exam forms

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On March 25th of 2019, NBME retired forms 16,17, and 18, and replaced them with new NBME forms 20, 21, and 22

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