About the Author

Terry Lee, MD

After graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors from Harvard in 2018, Terry began his medical studies at the prestigious Duke University School of Medicine, where he excelled in his coursework, board exams, and research endeavors.

How to Prepare for Your USMLE Step 1 Test Day

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Medical school students taking their USMLE Step 2 exam in a prometric testing center.

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Thousands of UWorld questions, endless Anki cards, and countless sleepless nights later, you’re ready to take on the USMLE Step 1! But what should you actually do to prepare for test day? After weeks to months of studying for such an important and challenging test, you might run up again...

The Ultimate Step 3 Case Simulations Study Guide

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A medical resident studying for his Step 3 exam in front of a laptop and textbook.

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If you’re reading this, you’re likely preparing for the 3rd and final step of the USMLE exam series, congratulations! You’ve done countless multiple-choice questions for USMLE Step 1, Step 2, and shelf exams and are ready to finish this final step. But wait, the USMLE decided to throw you a...

Get to Know USMLE Step 3: Format and Content

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A medical resident studying for the USMLE Step 3 in a library in front of a laptop.

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What is the Format of USMLE Step 3? How Many Questions Are There?   Unlike Step 1 and 2, the format of USMLE Step 3 is a bit different. It is split up into 2 separate test days. You can do both test days on back-to-back days, or on nonadjacent...

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