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Navigating the MyIntealth Portal: Essential Guide for IMGs in the 2024 Match

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A group of IMGs who matched in the 2024 cycle.

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The new transition from previous online support services to the new MyIntealth portal has been a source of great stress to IMGs applying for the 2024 Match. Understandably, there is a lot of confusion surrounding the launch, but there are several new benefits to transitioning fully to MyIntealth. Some of...

The Impact of Shelf Exam Performance on Residency Applications

A group of medical school students taking their shelf exam.

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In the journey to residency, medical students' shelf exam performance holds significant weight in applications. Shelf exams, designed to assess students' knowledge and clinical reasoning in specific core clerkships, can play a pivotal role in shaping the narrative of a medical student's academic capabilities. In this article, we explore the...

8 Time Saving Tricks to Study for the Shelf Exam During Your Pediatric Rotation

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A medical school student on their pediatric clinical rotation treating a patient.

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As you dive into the world of pediatric medicine, you'll encounter a whirlwind of learning opportunities, patient interactions, and, of course, the looming shelf exam at the end of your rotation. With so much to absorb in a limited time frame, efficiency is key, especially on a rotation that is...

Everything You Need to Know About Audition Rotations

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A group of med school students on their audition rotation in the hospital.

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So, you’ve finally chosen to pursue your dream specialty - congratulations! Maybe you're considering various specialties or curious about the fourth year of medical school in a competitive surgical field. Regardless, you've probably heard the phrase "audition rotations" before. This term is often used to describe one of the most...

Your Guide To Mastering the Art of Patient Presentations During Clinical Clerkships

A medical student presenting a patient on her clinical clerkship.

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Clinical clerkships represent your transition from the classroom to the front lines of patient care. Central to this experience is the art and science of patient presentations—a skill that not only communicates the patient's condition but also reflects your depth of knowledge, critical thinking, and ability to collaborate with the...

EMPs Free COMLEX Level 1 10-Week Study Calendar

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6-week Study Planner preview image for COMLEX Level 1 by Elite Medical Prep.

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Short on time? Consider our 6-week COMLEX Level 1 calendar for an intensive alternative.   You're 10 weeks away from conquering COMLEX Level 1, and it's time to embark on a comprehensive study journey designed to aid in your success. Our 10-week COMLEX Level 1 study calendar is a strategic...

Balancing Act: Managing Research Responsibilities During Clinical Rotations

Medical School students participating in a research opportunity during their clinical rotations.

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Your journey through medical school is marked by crucial milestones, and arguably the most pivotal phase is your time spent in the hospital and clinic. These hands-on experiences in different healthcare settings provide a bridge between classroom knowledge and practical application. However, integrating research into clinical rotations enhances the educational...

The Ultimate COMLEX Level 1 6-week Study Schedule

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6-week Study Planner preview image for COMLEX Level 1 by Elite Medical Prep.

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You're 6 weeks away from conquering the COMLEX Level 1, and it's time to dive into an intensive study plan tailored to ensure your success. Our 6-week COMLEX Level 1 study schedule is designed for dedicated students with a strong foundation, aiming for optimal performance on test day. Whether you're...

USMLE Step 2 CK 2024 Exam Dates and Costs

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A focused medical school student taking her USMLE Step 2 CK exam in a computer room.

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What is the USMLE Step 2 CK Exam?   USMLE Step 2 CK (Clinical Knowledge) is an examination conducted by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) and the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) in the United States. It is one of the steps required for medical licensure in...

USMLE Step 1 2024 Exam Dates and Costs

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Medical school students taking the USMLE Step 1 in a computer room in a Prometric testing center.

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The USMLE Step 1 exam is an important early step in the career of any aspiring US-licensed doctor. In this blog post we will review some frequently asked questions about the exam. This includes USMLE Step 1 2024 exam dates and costs, the scope and length of the exam and...

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