How to Score a 270 on USMLE Step 2 CK

12 min

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5680 Views

Believe it or not, scoring greater than the 99th percentile on Step 2 CK is possible for a select few who prepare well, take care of themselves, and get a little lucky. In this brief article, I’ve included eight steps I personally used to score a 270+ on Step 2 CK.

What are Memory Palaces?

9 min

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1339 Views

Many medical students have heard of of used Sketchy Medical and the concept of making “memory palaces” while building their knowledge foundations in medical school. Understand the origins of memory palaces and how they can be effective for medical students.

Post Interview Communication: The Residency Thank You Letter

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post residency interview

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Feeling the silence and uncertainty between your last interview and Match day? If you’re wondering if you should or shouldn’t reach out to send a quick residency thank you letter to the program for their time during interview day, here’s what you need to know. 

An Interview with NBME Free 120 Explanation Guru: Ben White

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As a part of our interview series with individuals and organizations positively contributing to the medical education space, we had the pleasure to interview Ben White, MD.

WEBINAR: COVID-19 Imaging for Medical Students & Residents

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Download Slides Here COVID-19 Imaging for Medical Students & Residents YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyNHjrefg90 Time: Tuesday, April 7th at 5pm EST Speaker: Marcel Brus-Ramer, MD, PhD, neuroradiologist and emergencyradiologist, President at Elite Medical Prep, Co-director of the USMLE Prep course at Mt. Sinai

All United States Prometric Testing Centers CLOSED

8 min

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4274 Views

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.

COMLEX Level 1 Exam Blueprint and the AOA ACGME Merger

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Major changes with the COMLEX and the process of applying to residency have or are currently underway! Here’s everything you need to know about the COMLEX-USA Level 1 blueprint and the AOA ACGME merger.

Saving Money on Residency Applications

6 min

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2228 Views

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.

How to Score Above 270 on USMLE Step 1

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How to Score Above 270 on USMLE Step 1

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Having scored a 272 on Step 1 of the USMLE, I have often been asked “how in the world did you do THAT?!”. This post is an attempt to summarize what I believe were key steps in making that happen.

How Many Residency Programs & Where to Apply

6 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.

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