How to Study for CCS on Step 3
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
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
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
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
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
Remember when all USMLE Prometric Testing Centers in the United States and Canada were closed for the next 30 days? Looking back, it was much longer than that.