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Jake Romm, MD

Intelligent Questions to Ask in Your Residency Interview

17 min

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A highlight of my intern year was participating in applicant residency interviews. I won a prize for having the highest interviews-to-match ratio. Feels like a weird flex, I know, but bear with me. I had the task of rating applicants and trying to get a sense of their personality, work...

Answering “Tell Me About Yourself” in Residency Interviews

11 min

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117 Views

“Tell me about yourself." A fair request, no doubt. Certainly makes you wonder why you spent countless hours writing and rewriting that blasted personal statement. The truth is that the "Tell me about yourself" question in residency interviews is meant to be more of an ice-breaker and not a deep...

Guide to Using UWorld For Step 2 CK

21 min

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191 Views

The UWorld question bank is your best resource for achieving your dream Step 2 CK score. I know, not exactly a hot take. UWorld tops the list of every blog post, YouTube video, or personal recommendation from medical students of yore telling you how to score well on Step 2...

Step 2 CK Minimum Score is Increasing

14 min

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623 Views

As of July 1, 2022 the minimum score required to pass the USMLE Step 2 CK exam has increased by 5 points from 209 to 214. Anytime a USMLE exam, including USMLE Step 2 CK, receives a minimum score increase it sends a wave of anxiety out into the medical...

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