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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)

USMLE Step 2CS is Cancelled

A group of medical doctors.

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Is This the End of Step 2CS? On May 26th, USMLE announced on their website that amidst the prolonged coronavirus crisis in the United States, Step 2CS test administrations will be suspended for the next 12-18 months. While previously there was speculation that USMLE Step

Pushing Back your USMLE Test Date Without Losing Knowledge

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A medical school student reviewing her USMLE notes.

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is a global pandemic. In this time of great uncertainty, many medical students may be wondering how to best prepare for their USMLE examinations– when they don’t know when they will be able to take their test.

USMLE Step 1 to Become Pass/Fail

A doctor announcing the change in USMLE Step 1 grading system to Pass/Fail.

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Earlier today, the Invitational Conference on USMLE Scoring (InCUS) announced that the USMLE Step 1 is set to become pass/fail beginning January 1st, 2022. Here’s what that means for you.

Matching into Thoracic Surgery Residency

Doctot with thumbs up after matching into residency for Thoracic surgery

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The NRMP Program directors survey “at a glance” tool is extremely helpful in gauging where your application packet stands compared to the applicant pool. Here are the major components to consider when applying into Thoracic Surgery.

Acceptance Factors for Matching into a Transitional Year (TY) Residency

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A group of transitional year medical residents.

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The NRMP Program directors survey “at a glance” tool is extremely helpful in gauging where your application packet stands compared to the applicant pool. Here are the major components to consider when applying into Transitional Year.

What You Need to Match into Family Medicine for Residency

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Two people shaking hands at an interview to match into family medicine for residency

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The NRMP Program directors survey “at a glance” tool is extremely helpful in gauging where your application packet stands compared to the applicant pool. Here are the major components to consider when applying into Family Medicine.

How to Match into a Dermatology Residency Program in 2021

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students in a lab after matching into dermatology residency program

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The NRMP Program directors survey “at a glance” tool is extremely helpful in gauging where your application packet stands compared to the applicant pool. Here are the major components to consider when applying into Dermatology.

Studying for USMLE Step 1 During MS1

An MS1 student studying for the USMLE Step 1 in a library in front of several textbooks.

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First year is about learning how to study, how to increase your efficiency, how to retain high yield information, and then how to apply this information into real-life patient scenarios. As for studying for USMLE Step 1, here are some tips for concerned students.

Why QBanks are a CRUCIAL Part of Your USMLE Review

A medical student doing practice questions for the USMLE in front of a laptop.

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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.

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