Your 10-Week USMLE Step 1 Study Schedule
The Ultimate 10-Week USMLE Step 1 Study Schedule So you're in med school and 10 weeks away from taking the USMLE Step 1? Don't panic, you still have some time! You now need a realistic Step 1 study schedule that you can adhere to and be well-prepared for test...
Free 5-Week USMLE Step 1 Study Schedule
You’re 5 weeks away from your USMLE Step 1 test day and it’s time to get serious. Very serious. By now, you should be familiar with Step 1 material, test structure, and may have consulted a tutor. Maybe you’ve gone through First Aid, gotten started with UWorld questions, or started using...
How USMLE Step 1 Going Pass/Fail Will Affect IMGs
Students who completed medical school outside of the United States typically have a harder time obtaining a residency match compared to US medical graduates. Without a numerical Step 1 score it…
How USMLE Step 1 Going Pass/Fail Will Affect DO Students
Students who completed medical school at Osteopathic medical schools typically have a harder time obtaining a residency match compared to medical graduates allopathic medical schools in the US. Osteopathic (or DO) students have the additional…
The Elite 4-Week USMLE Step 2 CK Study Plan is Here!
Do you have a USMLE Step 2 CK study plan? Our experienced Step 2 CK tutors came up with this free Step 2 study schedule in order to help guide students on their Step 2 prep journey. With 4 weeks left before your test date, this is the perfect time...
Why Using AI to Write Your Medical School Admissions or Residency Application Personal Statement May Not Be Such a Bad Idea
The recent release of the AI writing program chatGPT has brought AI-based writing to a much more advanced level. The implications of this technology on essay writing for medical school applications and residency applications are uncertain but likely profound. Two of the senior members of Elite Medical Prep have written...
MD vs. DO Programs: Which Path to Medicine is Right for You?
When starting your medical school application, you will find that there are multiple paths you can choose, namely, MD vs DO. Should you apply to an Allopathic or an Osteopathic medical school? What’s the difference between them, and which path is right for you?
5 More New NBME Practice Exams Are Coming
While the wording can change slightly over the years, the content of NBME practice exams differs little.
Why Basic Sciences Are Still Important During Preclinical Studies
Most medical students recognize that the basic sciences are the foundation of medical science. Yet once students are several months into medical school, its typically a constant flood of anatomy, physiology, and pathology. But don’t be fooled if your medical school skims over basic science concepts! You will need them for Step 1 and beyond!
An Interview with NBME Free 120 Explanation Guru: Ben White
As a part of our interview series with individuals and organizations positively contributing to the medical education space, we had the pleasure to interview Ben White, MD.