About the Author

Michael Zobel, MD

What to Do the Day Before Your USMLE Step 1 Exam

9 min

118 Views

What to Do the Day Before Your USMLE Step 1 Exam

118 Views

After months of studying, you have just one more decision left to make: how to spend your last day! Days of 10+ hours of First Aid review, UWorld questions, and flashcards are behind you; one long test day awaits you.

Common ABSITE Question Types You’ll Encounter on the Exam

14 min

123 Views

ABSITE questions

123 Views

The ABSITE is a comprehensive, multiple-choice examination that tests a surgical trainee’s fund of knowledge in the diagnosis and management of surgical pathology. Here are the types of questions present on the ABSITE that test takers will want to familiarize themselves with before test day.

Options for a Low ABSITE Score

11 min

99 Views

99 Views

You just got your score report back for the ABSITE and your score is below the goal you set for yourself. Here’s what to do with a low ABSITE score.

2020 USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK Score Percentiles

7 min

358 Views

358 Views

How to calculate your USMLE Step 1 or USMLE Step 2CK score percentile is a common question many medical students ask. Here are the 2020 USMLE Step 1 and Step 2CK percentile charts to see how you compare to other students.

5 Things US IMGs Should Know When Applying to Residency

9 min

75 Views

75 Views

Applying to an American residency program as an international medical graduate (IMG) can be daunting. It is a well known fact that IMGs have a harder time matching that their USMG counterparts, but here’s what you need to know.

How to Create an ABSITE Study Schedule

9 min

524 Views

How to Create an ABSITE Study Schedule

524 Views

Creating a realistic study schedule to prepare for the ABSITE, while in the midst of busy clinical
rotations, is essential for maximizing your chance at success.

When is it Time to Get a USMLE Step 1 or Step 2 Tutor?

10 min

248 Views

usmle tutor

248 Views

We have all been there – studying for USMLE Step 1 or 2 CK with friends, yet realizing your productivity is slipping and the test day is fast approaching. Here are the pros and cons of choosing a professional tutor over your study buddies.

Here’s How Residency Programs Rank Applicants

12 min

701 Views

701 Views

Applying to residency can feel like playing “pin the tail on the donkey” - blindfolded applicants aimlessly wandering, hoping they are stepping closer to securing a spot in the residency of their dreams. We are here to remove the proverbial blindfold and shed important light on this seemingly mysterious process!...

Need additional
help with your exam?

Enter your info to hear from a member of our team and discuss if 1-on-1 tutoring is right for you.