A Complete Guide to Getting Through the UWorld QBank Twice

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In this post, we’re going to lay out a template for how you can plan ahead, complete two full passes through the UWorld QBank, and earn yourself the score you want on Step 1!

What to Do the Day Before Your USMLE Step 1 Exam

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What to Do the Day Before Your USMLE Step 1 Exam

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After months of studying, you have just one more decision left to make: how to spend your last day! Days of 10+ hours of First Aid review, UWorld questions, and flashcards are behind you; one long test day awaits you.

Why Basic Sciences Are Still Important During Preclinical Studies

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Most medical students recognize that the basic sciences are the foundation of medical science. Yet once students are several months into medical school, its typically a constant flood of anatomy, physiology, and pathology. But don’t be fooled if your medical school skims over basic science concepts! You will need them for Step 1 and beyond!

How I Used My UWorld Subscription for MS1 and MS2

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While most students do not wonder if they should use UWorld, they do often ask when they should start using UWorld. Here’s why I argue that beginning USMLE studies during MS1 is not too early…

Dealing With Test Anxiety During Medical School

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Test anxiety in medical school

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Testing anxiety is probably the single most common problem students report to us, and it can be a real bear to deal with. Here are few practical changes to your studying that we recommend you make in order to reduce stress and improve memory.

2020 USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK Score Percentiles

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How to calculate your USMLE Step 1 or USMLE Step 2CK score percentile is a common question many medical students ask. Here are the 2020 USMLE Step 1 and Step 2CK percentile charts to see how you compare to other students.

A Quick User’s Guide to Pathoma for USMLE Step 1

A Quick User’s Guide to Pathoma for USMLE Step 1

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While medical school curricula often emphasize physiology, it never quite seems to stick by the time the board exams roll around. Pathoma is the best tool for this job.

When is it Time to Get a USMLE Step 1 or Step 2 Tutor?

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We have all been there – studying for USMLE Step 1 or 2 CK with friends, yet realizing your productivity is slipping and the test day is fast approaching. Here are the pros and cons of choosing a professional tutor over your study buddies.

UWorld in 30 Days: Making the Most out of UWorld’s Most Basic Subscription

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Is it worth it to get UWorld’s most basic 30 day subscription? While we certainly don’t advise waiting until a month before your test date to start going through UWorld, it is actually possible to get through one full pass in only 30 days.

USMLE Step 1 Practice Question Types

USMLE Step 1 Practice Question Types

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There are many different types of USMLE Step 1 questions, and preparing for each type of question can help students gain confidence in their question approach and test-taking strategy.

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