New NBMEs–FREE WEBINAR Saturday March 23rd 4pm EST/1 pm PST

2019-03-21T09:51:35+00:00By |

We recently did a Q & A with students at Sackler Medical School regarding the release of the new NBMEs and the retirement of most of the existing ones.  This Question and Answer session further highlighted the amount of confusion and anxiety that exists among a number of medical students [...]

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

2019-03-03T10:59:19+00:00By |

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 [...]

Using the UWSA Practice Tests After New NBME Releases

2019-03-03T10:58:01+00:00By |

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 [...]

Amboss: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews

2019-02-02T11:13:33+00:00By |

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 [...]

Online MedEd: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews

2019-01-10T16:23:30+00:00By |

This week on USMLE Prep Platform Reviews: Online MedEd Before we start our Online MedEd review, we want to say a couple things regarding the rank we have given them (3/5 stars). Online MedEd is one of the newer USMLE prep platforms on the scene. Based on all identifying factors, [...]

Pathoma: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews

2019-01-10T16:23:26+00:00By |

This week on USMLE Prep Platform Reviews: Pathoma Pathoma is an outstanding resource that 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, and the quality of these lectures are excellent as [...]

Kaplan: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews

2019-01-10T16:23:19+00:00By |

This week on USMLE Prep Platform Reviews: Kaplan 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 goes so far as to say that 3 out of 4 doctors who prepped for the USMLE [...]

Osmosis: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews

2019-01-10T16:23:15+00:00By |

This week on USMLE Prep Platform Reviews: Osmosis Osmosis is an online video learning platform that boasts providing, “Everything you need to succeed in the health sciences." As a comprehensive board review resource that includes videos, flashcards, a QBank, and allows creation of a personalized study schedule, Osmosis provides an integrated [...]

Lecturio: USMLE Prep Platform Reviews

2019-01-10T16:23:10+00:00By |

You asked and we answered. Introducing our latest review series, USMLE Prep Platforms! With the rising popularity of USMLE video learning platforms particularly for Step 1, we’ve asked our Elite tutors to go through and review all the latest and greatest video prep platforms. In this series, we will be [...]

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