How to Study for USMLE Step 1 During MS2

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Learning how to study for USMLE Step 1 begins long before your dedicated period if you want to score highly on your exam. Becoming familiar with and starting to use content dense resources such as First Aid, Sketchy, and Pathoma during MS2 gives you more time to learn content and ultimately a less intense study schedule when dedicated rolls around.

  • Oct 20
  • 7 min
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You’ve submitted your ERAS application, all of your LoR are in, your school uploaded your MSPE, and now here you are, waiting for the “wave” of interview invites that you hope is going to hit you. Here are a couple tips for scheduling interviews.

  • Sep 5
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The cost of interviewing for residency can be a very expensive process for many applicants. As interviewing for residency usually involves travel, the median cost of interviewing in recent years has been roughly $3,900! Here’s how to cut that number down.

  • Aug 22
  • 6 min
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So you’ve downloaded all the study schedules you can get your hands on, can practically recite pages from First Aid in your sleep, maybe bought a couple subscriptions for video lecture series, but still you’re wondering: Am I doing this right? Here’s an easy guide.

  • Jul 18
  • 12 min
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Failing USMLE Step 1: What to Do

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While 96% of USMLE test takers typically pass, if you’re someone who falls within that 4% and didn’t pass on your first try, you should know that each year over 20,000 people take USMLE Step 1. That means even within that 4%, there are at least 800 other students in your exact same situation. So, what do you do? We’ll tell you.

  • Jul 11
  • 14 min
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The most important step in deciding where to apply for residency is an honest evaluation of what specialty you are applying to. While it can be hard sometimes to “get real” with yourself about your USMLE scores, distinguishing features, etc. this step is critical because it can determine whether you match or not.

  • May 2
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