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Best COMLEX Level 1 Prep Study Resources

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COMLEX Level 1 studying can be a daunting task. Unfortunately, there seem to be a lot more resources geared primarily towards USMLE Step 1 prep that mention using the resource “also for COMLEX prep” as a side note without

How to Study for OMM (Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine) Questions

An osteopathic medical school student studying for OMM questions in front of a laptop.

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Osteopathic practice, principles, and manipulative medicine is a large part of each COMLEX exam and one of the major differences between Step and COMLEX exams. A common struggle for students is figuring out how to effectively study the high-yield topics of OMM. For COMLEX Level 1-3, OMM or OMT questions...

How USMLE Step 1 Going Pass/Fail Will Affect DO Students

An Osteopathic doctor assisting his patient.

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Students who completed medical school at Osteopathic medical schools typically have a harder time obtaining a residency match compared to medical graduates allopathic medical schools in the US. Osteopathic (or DO) students have the additional…

COMLEX Level 1 and Level 2-CE Score Percentiles

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A student sitting in a library studying for her COMLEX exams.

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Are you a D.O. student who is preparing for the COMLEX Level 1 or Level 2-CE exams and is curious about the scoring system and score percentiles? Perhaps you have already taken these exams and are curious about what your 3-digit score means for you. In this blog post, we...

7 Reasons to Hire a COMLEX Tutor

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Medical DO students taking their COMLEX exam in a testing facility computer room.

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Are you a D.O. student preparing for your COMLEX exams and feel lost about where to start? Whether you need guidance on passing COMLEX Level 1/Level 2-CE or have an interest in pursuing a competitive specialty, it can be daunting to tackle these high-stakes exams. Or perhaps you are already...

Should You Take COMLEX or Step First?

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Osteopathic students often decide to take both the M.D. USMLE Step board exams in addition to the D.O. COMLEX board exams. The recent change of both Step 1 and Level 1 to pass/fail may affect the decision to take both exams in the near future, however until it becomes more...

MELS 2022 Anxiety Tips

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Click here to download the MELS 2022 poster, "Top Tips for Battling Test Anxiety: Recommendations from Experienced USMLE (Step 1, Step 2 CK, Step 3) & COMLEX Tutors (.pdf, 0.921 mb)

MD vs. DO Programs: Which Path to Medicine is Right for You?

A DO doctor and his patient.

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When starting your medical school application, you will find that there are multiple paths you can choose, namely, MD vs DO. Should you apply to an Allopathic or an Osteopathic medical school? What’s the difference between them, and which path is right for you?

TrueLearn Review: SmartBanks for COMLEX Level 1 and 2 CE

DO candidates studying for their COMLEX exams using TrueLearn.

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One of the hardest decisions that all medical students face involves picking the resources to help them succeed on their board exams. To provide you the best and most accurate advice, we have our tutors personally utilize the services we review. In this blog post, we will share our impressions of TrueLearn’s SmartBanks for COMLEX Level 1 and COMLEX Level 2 CE.

COMLEX Level 1 to Become Pass/Fail!

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A Pass/Fail COMLEX Level 1 form with the word "Pass" circled.

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Big news for DO students today as news breaks that the COMLEX Level 1 exam will be shifting over to a pass/fail model starting May 1, 2022!

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