7 USMLE Step 1 Practice Question Mistakes to Avoid
At Elite Medical Prep, the vast majority of our students use UWorld as their primary USMLE Step 1 practice question bank. Students who use UWorld achieve consistently excellent results– but, where can they go wrong? Turns out, a lot of places.
What is CASPer – The Ins and Outs of a Not-So-Scary Exam
CASPer – not the friendly ghost, but rather, the Computer-Based Assessment for Sampling Personal Characteristics – is a situational judgment test graded on a quartile basis, with a goal of measuring ethics, communication, empathy, and professionalism in any number of settings – not just medical ones!
The Good Doctor: Tips and Tricks for Medical Students with ASD
This past month I was fortunate enough to attend a lecture by Dr. Rebecca Güler, senior learning specialist at UTMB, on working with students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). As a fan of the tv show, The Good Doctor, I found that this is a topic that I wanted to...
Applying for US Residency as an IMG: Does Step 2CS Still Exist for IMGs?
Did you know that if you are an IMG applying for residency in the United States, you still have to satisfy a clinical and communications skills (CCS) requirement through the ECFMG? This may come as surprise considering the USMLE broadcasted suspension of the CCS during the COVID-19 pandemic.