Tackling Drug Ad and Research Abstract Questions on the USMLE

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Throughout your medical career journey, you may find yourself asking what sort of questions you can expect to see on the USMLE Step 1, Step 2CK, and Step 3. A relatively new pair of similar question styles on the USMLE Step exams have increasingly become among the series’ most feared...

Step 3: Managing Anxiety if Day 1 Didn’t Go as Planned

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Whether you spent a lot of time preparing for Step 3 or not, the first day for most test takers feels like absolute defeat. But, there is still another day of test taking.

AMBOSS vs. UWorld: Which is a Better USMLE Resource?

13 min

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2998 Views

As a board exam tutor, the first meeting I have with almost any new student involves a discussion of their study schedule and resources. During those sessions, I always ask students which resources they’re planning to use to study for their specific board exam. Most of the time, my students...

How to Study for CCS on Step 3

9 min

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1552 Views

By the time most medical students begin their intern year, they are expert test-takers. Graduating from medical school and matching into their specialties of choice requires them to be attentive learners, good multitaskers, and skilled test-takers. That being said, a few extra tips for how to study for USMLE Step...

Best Ways to Use NBME Practice Exams to Prepare for the Real Thing

9 min

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The NBME, or National Board of Medical Examiners, writes practice exams for Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3. The NBME exams contain questions similar to those found on your step exams and are one of the best ways to practice your test-taking skills for Step 1, 2, or 3. But what is the best way to use the NBME practice exams?

Top USMLE Step 3 Resources for Struggling Students

5 min

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1165 Views

Studying for USMLE Step 3 is a unique challenge for many residents and applicants. Between balancing your clinical responsibilities and your studies, how can anyone expect to study for this beastly exam?

How To Triage Reviewing for ABSITE and USMLE Step 3

11 min

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You’ve just started your busy general surgery intern year and you’re trying to decide how best to use your free time for studying: ABSITE versus USMLE Step 3…. WHAT FREE TIME?!

My Experience Taking the USMLE during COVID-19

11 min

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1425 Views

Taking USMLE Step 3 is stressful enough without a pandemic. I took my USMLE exam on the 1st day that Prometric opened up my testing site which quite frankly seemed like a miracle. Here’s what to expect.

How to Painlessly Prepare for USMLE Step 3 & COMLEX Level 3

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USMLE Step 3/COMLEX Level 3 is the final examination in a three-part series for medical licensing in the United States. Learn about how to study for Step/Level 3 as well as when to take each exam.

Medical School Closed Due to Coronavirus? Remote Learning Tips

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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...

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