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Rishabh Lohray

USMLE Step 2 CK 2024 Exam Dates and Costs

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A focused medical school student taking her USMLE Step 2 CK exam in a computer room.


What is the USMLE Step 2 CK Exam?   USMLE Step 2 CK (Clinical Knowledge) is an examination conducted by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) and the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) in the United States. It is one of the steps required for medical licensure in...

USMLE Step 1 2024 Exam Dates and Costs

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Medical school students taking the USMLE Step 1 in a computer room in a Prometric testing center.


The USMLE Step 1 exam is an important early step in the career of any aspiring US-licensed doctor. In this blog post we will review some frequently asked questions about the exam. This includes USMLE Step 1 2024 exam dates and costs, the scope and length of the exam and...

First-Aid Step 2 CK – What to Know

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A stethoscope set on top of a First Aid USMKE Step 2 CK study book.


UWORLD, AMBOSS, Anki, Sketchy, Board and Beyond, OME…The list goes on and on when it comes to resources to use to study for the USMLE exams. Students often complain of resource overload and find it challenging to attribute the correct level of significance to each resource in helping them prepare...

When Should I Begin Preparing For The USMLE in Europe

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An IMG wearing scrubs standing in front of the European Union flag.


The USMLE Step 1 exam is a crucial component of the medical licensing process in the United States, regardless if you are studying in the United States, Europe, or anywhere else in the world. For medical students in Europe, preparing for this exam can be a challenging and stressful experience....

Creating a Personalized Study Schedule with AI

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A doctor in scrubs holding a floating graphic of a calendar.


With the launch of chatGPT, OpenAI's conversational language model, we have been wondering what kind of interesting uses this new technology can provide for medical and premedical students. We have written two opposing views on whether it will be a good tool for writing a personal statement for medical school...

Which Medical Research Opportunities Should I Partake In

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A premed student working in a lab to fill her research requirements.


As a premedical student, countless commitments such as coursework, volunteering, shadowing, teaching, and, leadership activities might take up your time. In such a demanding context, adding research on to your busy schedule can seem like a daunting task. However, there are ways in which you can maximize the value you...

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