USMLE Step 2CS is Cancelled
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
Medical School Closed Due to Coronavirus? Remote Learning Tips
How to keep up with USMLE material during the extended spring break. The coronavirus (COVID-19) has disrupted our lives in unprecedented ways. The typical stress of medical school has turned into uncertainty. Beyond the extended spring break, medical students preparing for USMLE exams are faced with shuttered Prometric Testing...
Everything Changed – COVID-19 From a 1st Year Resident’s View
The past week has been an absolute whirlwind as the COVID-19 pandemic has rocked most aspects of our daily lives. I am a first-year resident at a reputable hospital in one of the world’s largest cities.
Pushing Back your USMLE Test Date Without Losing Knowledge
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.
What COVID-19 Means for Medical Students
For medical students, COVID-19 means virtual classrooms, rotations pulled, Prometric test centers closed, match day celebrations cancelled, and an overwhelming amount of uncertainty. So, let’s forget about the rest of it for a minute and talk about how to deal with coronavirus in medical school.
All United States Prometric Testing Centers CLOSED
Remember when all USMLE Prometric Testing Centers in the United States and Canada were closed for the next 30 days? Looking back, it was much longer than that.
How USMLE Step 1 Going Pass/Fail Will Affect DO students
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…
USMLE Step 1 to Become Pass/Fail
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
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
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.