How to Best Use First Aid to Study for USMLE Step 1
First Aid for USMLE Step 1 is arguably the most important study resource for the USMLE Step 1 exam (alongside your favorite qbank, of course!). Together, First Aid and a well established qbank like UWorld can help both struggling students pass Step 1, and high-achievers score 260+
Q&A: Boards and Beyond (B&B)
Most students have likely heard of Boards and Beyond, and we think it’s a great resource for students who have the time to engage in the huge volume of content. With 447 videos that average around 15 mins each (rarely over 30 mins), there’s around…
UWorld vs. TrueLearn
Move over UWorld! There’s a new qbank in town! Is there a new contender for the qbank throne? Here’s our honest reviewal of the TrueLearn question bank and how it stacks up next to UWorld.
Using Brosencephalon Effectively for USMLE Studying
If you haven’t already heard of the Brosencephalon (Bros) deck, it’s time to get acquainted! Bros is one of several popular pre-made flashcard decks
6 Tips on Using Anki USMLE Flashcards
When it comes to studying for the USMLE, it’s worth learning how to make proper flashcards up front. While there are many different USMLE..
New NBMEs- Our Professional Opinion
On March 25th of 2019, NBME retired forms 16,17, and 18, and replaced them with new NBME forms 20, 21, and 22
Amboss: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews
USMLE Step 1 and 2 Prep Platform Reviews: Amboss To save you time we summarized critical reviews for Step 1 and Step 2 studies with Amboss. AMBOSS is a company that began in Germany (in their own words: the story of AMBOSS is “a story full of cheese and sausage.”)...
Online MedEd: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews
USMLE Step 1 and 2 Prep Platform Reviews: Online MedEd Before we start our Online MedEd review for your USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK studies, we want to say a couple things regarding the rank we have given them (3/5 stars). Online MedEd is one of the newer...
Pathoma: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews
This week on USMLE Prep Platform Reviews: Pathoma Pathoma is an outstanding resource for your USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK studies, which integrates embryology, anatomy, pathophysiology, and pathology all in one. The online video lectures are given by Dr. Hussain Sattar, a pathology professor at the University of Chicago,...
Kaplan: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews
USMLE Step 1 and 2 Prep Platform Reviews: Kaplan Before you start to prepare for your USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK exam, read this important Kaplan review. Perhaps one of the most widely know supplementary education companies in the world, Kaplan advertises themselves as, "your edge in a competitive world" and even...