USMLE Step 2CS is Cancelled
Is This the End of Step 2CS? On May 26th, USMLE announced on their website that amidst the prolonged coronavirus crisis in the United States, Step 2CS test administrations will be suspended for the next 12-18 months. While previously there was speculation that USMLE Step
Medical School Closed Due to Coronavirus? Remote Learning Tips
How to keep up with USMLE material during the extended spring break. The coronavirus (COVID-19) has disrupted our lives in unprecedented ways. The typical stress of medical school has turned into uncertainty. Beyond the extended spring break, medical students preparing for USMLE exams are faced with shuttered Prometric Testing...
Pushing Back your USMLE Test Date Without Losing Knowledge
The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis is a global pandemic. In this time of great uncertainty, many medical students may be wondering how to best prepare for their USMLE examinations– when they don’t know when they will be able to take their test.
What COVID-19 Means for Medical Students
For medical students, COVID-19 means virtual classrooms, rotations pulled, Prometric test centers closed, match day celebrations cancelled, and an overwhelming amount of uncertainty. So, let’s forget about the rest of it for a minute and talk about how to deal with coronavirus in medical school.
ALL United States Prometric Testing Centers CLOSED
ALL USMLE Prometric Testing Centers in the United States and Canada to be CLOSED for the Next 30 Days
How USMLE Step 1 Going Pass/Fail Will Affect Medical School Curricula
The recent conversion of USMLE Step 1 to a pass/fail scoring system will likely cause USMLE Step 2 CK to become the standard by which residency programs measure and compare applicants for interviews and for the residency match. This means changes for dedicated study period, medical school curricula, clinical rota…
Best Ways to Study for Step 2CK
USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) presents a different challenge as compared to Step 1 because clinical experiences (and thus, knowledge gained during a clerkship) may vary widely amongst students. Thus, there
How to Score a 280 on USMLE Step 2 CK
Having scored in the 270-280 range on Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3 of the USMLE, I am often asked by students questions like “What’s your secret?”, “How can I plan my study schedule to…
What Makes a Great USMLE Tutoring Service?
7 Things to Look for in When Choosing a USMLE Tutor 1. Expertise First and foremost, you want to be taught by those who have outperformed on the USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 exams. Find a tutor who scored at least 1 standard deviation over the mean (~245 in...
The Ultimate USMLE Step 2 Study Guide
It's time to get serious about studying for USMLE Step 2 CK! Download the Calendar HERE: Feeling anxious about USMLE Step2? Our experienced Step 2 CK tutors are aware of the upcoming exam. With 6 weeks left before your test date, now is the perfect time to roll up your sleeves...