7 USMLE Step 1 Practice Question Mistakes to Avoid

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At Elite Medical Prep, the vast majority of our students use UWorld as their primary USMLE Step 1 practice question bank. Students who use UWorld achieve consistently excellent results– but, where can they go wrong? Turns out, a lot of places.

Mnemonics Aren’t Enough to Pass USMLE Step 1

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Mnemonics are undoubtedly a fantastic way to remember information, but memorization alone won’t be enough to help you pass USMLE Step 1. Here are the benefits and limitations of mnemonics in medical school.

Reliability of the New NBME Forms in Predicting USMLE Step 1 Score

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28275 Views

On March 2nd, 2021, NBME is releasing its newest forms– 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, and 30.

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.

5 Biggest Mistakes Students Make While Studying for USMLE Step 1

12 min

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Since we have seen many of the students that we tutor fall into the same traps, we’d like to share the top five study mistakes to avoid them while preparing for Step 1. Steer clear of these mistakes to improve your USMLE studying!

Aim High or Just Pass USMLE Step 1 in 2021

10 min

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1256 Views

Every year, medical students between second and fourth year will sit for the USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK. With upcoming changes to how USMLE Step 1 is scored, many students find themselves wondering “What score do I really need?”

A Complete Guide to Getting Through the UWorld QBank Twice

13 min

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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…

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