How USMLE Step 1 Going Pass/Fail Will Affect Medical School Curricula

How USMLE Step 1 Pass/Fail Will Affect Med 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

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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

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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?

What Makes a Great USMLE Tutoring Service?


While USMLE tutoring absolutely can and should be used early on to achieve the best possible score on the USMLE exams, many students wait until they are at risk of failure or missing their score goal to actually seek out tutoring. Therefore, we have put together this guide for questions you should be asking while looking for a USMLE tutoring company in order to ensure they have your best interests in mind and not their own.

The Ultimate USMLE Step 2 CK Study Plan


The Elite 6 Week USMLE Step 2 CK Study Plan is Here! Download the FREE Study Schedule:   Do you have a USMLE Step 2 CK study plan? Our experienced Step 2 CK tutors came up with this free study schedule in order to help guide students on their Step...

What is the USMLE Exam?

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What is the USMLE


What is the USMLE Exam? All About the USMLE Exam If you’re anything like me when I was starting med school, you have heard the terms USMLE and boards but know very little about them; other than that they are something to be feared. Whether you are just starting your...

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