Flashcards are best used as a supplementary study aid, where they support knowledge retention from other core resources. For students preparing for USMLE Step 1, these core resources can vary, but often UWorld, First Aid and Pathoma are among the most widely used.
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
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..
Zanki (if you don’t already know) is a very popular flashcard deck option for students studying for USMLE Step 1. If you’re at the beginning of your dedicated study period and haven’t selected a flashcard resource yet, we strongly advise you to check out our flashcard resource reviews to help you […]
You’re 6 weeks away from test day and it’s time to get serious. Very serious. Hopefully up until this point you have already gotten involved and familiar with USMLE Step 1 material and test structure. Maybe you’ve gone through First Aid, gotten started with UWorld questions, or started using a […]
As you may have already heard, last Monday March 25th marked the release of new NBME forms 20, 21, and 22! Over the last week..
As you may have heard, as of March 25, 2019, the NBME will be retiring most of the currently available exam forms and releasing 5 new forms in two different release dates. This is big news for those students currently preparing to take USMLE Step 1 later this Spring and […]
If you weren’t aware, the NBME will be retiring CBSSA Step 1 Forms 13, 15, 16, 17 and 19 on March 24th. On March 25th they will release 3 new NBME Step 1 practice exams, Forms 20, 21, and 22. Later in the Spring, they will release forms 23 and […]
Should I still use the UWSA practice tests to help measure predicted test score now that there are more NBMEs? The question this blog post aims to answer is: Now that there will be so many available NBME practice exams (as of March 25th, 2019), should students still be using […]
This week on USMLE Prep Platform Reviews: 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.”) with a group of medical students studying for tests. They wished during their studying that they had a […]