A Complete Guide to Getting Through the UWorld QBank Twice

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In this post, we’re going to lay out a template for how you can plan ahead, complete two full passes through the UWorld QBank, and earn yourself the score you want on Step 1!

Elite Medical Prep Co-Founder Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

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Elite Medical Prep joined the fight against COVID-19 as company co-founder, Marcel Brus-Ramer, MD, PhD received his first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine over the weekend.

What to Do the Day Before Your USMLE Step 1 Exam

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What to Do the Day Before Your USMLE Step 1 Exam

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After months of studying, you have just one more decision left to make: how to spend your last day! Days of 10+ hours of First Aid review, UWorld questions, and flashcards are behind you; one long test day awaits you.

Why Basic Sciences Are Still Important During Preclinical Studies

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Most medical students recognize that the basic sciences are the foundation of medical science. Yet once students are several months into medical school, its typically a constant flood of anatomy, physiology, and pathology. But don’t be fooled if your medical school skims over basic science concepts! You will need them for Step 1 and beyond!

COMLEX Level 1 to Become Pass/Fail!

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Big news for DO students today as news breaks that the COMLEX Level 1 exam will be shifting over to a pass/fail model starting May 1, 2022!

Common ABSITE Question Types You’ll Encounter on the Exam

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ABSITE questions

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The ABSITE is a comprehensive, multiple-choice examination that tests a surgical trainee’s fund of knowledge in the diagnosis and management of surgical pathology. Here are the types of questions present on the ABSITE that test takers will want to familiarize themselves with before test day.

How I Used My UWorld Subscription for MS1 and MS2

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While most students do not wonder if they should use UWorld, they do often ask when they should start using UWorld. Here’s why I argue that beginning USMLE studies during MS1 is not too early…

Options for a Low ABSITE Score

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You just got your score report back for the ABSITE and your score is below the goal you set for yourself. Here’s what to do with a low ABSITE score.

Dealing With Test Anxiety During Medical School

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Test anxiety in medical school

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Testing anxiety is probably the single most common problem students report to us, and it can be a real bear to deal with. Here are few practical changes to your studying that we recommend you make in order to reduce stress and improve memory.

2020 USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK Score Percentiles

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How to calculate your USMLE Step 1 or USMLE Step 2CK score percentile is a common question many medical students ask. Here are the 2020 USMLE Step 1 and Step 2CK percentile charts to see how you compare to other students.

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