My Experience Taking the USMLE during COVID-19
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
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
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...
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
5 Tips on Studying for Step 3
In the busy life of residency, scheduling, studying for, and taking USMLE step 3 can seem like an insurmountable obstacle. You’re already catching naps in the call-room, and now you’re expected to study for a…
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...
What is the USMLE?
What is the USMLE? 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 first year...