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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.

Takeaways You Can Expect From the New NBME Forms

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NBME Forms for USMLE Step 1 Studies

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Big news for those students currently preparing to take USMLE Step 1 later this Spring and this Summer. As you may have heard, as of March 25, 2019, the NBME will be retiring most of the currently available exam forms and releasing 5 new forms in two different release dates....

Using the UWSA Practice Tests After New NBME Releases

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New NBMEs for predicting your USMLE Score

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Should I still use the UWSA or NMBE practice tests to measure the predicted test score? You are probably asking yourself, which practice exam should I use to predict my USMLE Step 1 score? Now that there will be so many available NBME practice exams (as of March 25th, 2019),...

Using the Old NBME Exam Forms Before They Are ‘Retired’

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If you haven’t heard, the NBME will be retiring CBSSA Step 1 practice exam forms 13, 15, 16, 17, and 19 on March 25th, 2019 and releasing 5 new forms in two release dates.  NBME Form 18 will remain available. Depending on your planned Step 1 test date, the way...

Planning to Use the New NBME Practice Forms

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New NBMEs for predicting your USMLE Score

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What to do if your test date is planned after the switch from the old NBMEs to the new NBMEs So news just came out that NBME will be retiring 5 of the currently available 6 CBSSA FORMS (i.e. NBME practice exams) and then releasing 3 new forms on March...

Amboss Review: USMLE Prep Platforms

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Should you study with Amboss for USMLE Step 1 and 2

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An Honest Review of Amboss for USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK   AMBOSS is a company that began in Germany (in their own words: the story of AMBOSS is “a story full of cheese and sausage.”) with a group of medical students studying for tests. They wished during...

Online MedEd: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews

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Online MedEd: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews

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USMLE Step 1 and 2 Prep Platform Reviews: Online MedEd Before we start our Online MedEd review for your USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK studies, we want to say a couple of things regarding the rank we have given them (3/5 stars). Online MedEd is one of the...

Pathoma: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews

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This week on USMLE Prep Platform Reviews: Pathoma Pathoma is an outstanding resource for your USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK studies, which integrates embryology, anatomy, pathophysiology, and pathology all in one. The online video lectures are given by Dr. Hussain Sattar, a pathology professor at the University of...

Kaplan: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews

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Kaplan: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews

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USMLE Step 1 and 2 Prep Platform Reviews: Kaplan Before you start to prepare for your USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK exam, read this important Kaplan review. Perhaps one of the most widely known supplementary education companies in the world, Kaplan advertises themselves as, "your edge in a competitive world" and even...

Osmosis: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews

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Osmosis: USMLE Step 1 and 2 ckPrep Platform Reviews

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USMLE Step 1 and 2 Prep Platform Reviews: Osmosis Osmosis is an outstanding resource for your USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK studies. The online video learning platform that boasts providing, “Everything you need to succeed in the health sciences." As a comprehensive board review resource that includes videos, flashcards, a QBank,...

Lecturio: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews

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Lecturio: USMLE step1 and step 2 ck Prep Platform Reviews

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You asked and we answered. Introducing our latest review series, USMLE Prep Platforms! With the rising popularity of USMLE video learning platforms particularly for Step 1, we’ve asked our Elite tutors to go through and review all the latest and greatest video prep platforms. In this series, we will be...

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