When is it Time to Ditch the Study Buddy and Get a Tutor?

10 min

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We have all been there – studying for USMLE Step 1 or 2 CK with friends, yet realizing your productivity is slipping and the test day is fast approaching. Here are the pros and cons of choosing a professional tutor over your study buddies.

UWorld in 30 Days: Making the Most out of UWorld’s Most Basic Subscription

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Is it worth it to get UWorld’s most basic 30 day subscription? While we certainly don’t advise waiting until a month before your test date to start going through UWorld, it is actually possible to get through one full pass in only 30 days.

Here’s How Residency Programs Rank Applicants

12 min

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Applying to residency can feel like playing “pin the tail on the donkey” - blindfolded applicants aimlessly wandering, hoping they are stepping closer to securing a spot in the residency of their dreams. We are here to remove the proverbial blindfold and shed important light on this seemingly mysterious process!...

The Ins and Outs of Virtual Residency Application Season

10 min

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Wondering how the virtual residency application season is going to be different from prior years? So are we! We asked some of our students and resident tutors the questions you want answers to.

How to Use the AAMC Residency Explorer Tool

9 min

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230 Views

To help MD, DO, and IMG applicants make better-informed decisions about which residency program to apply to, the AAMC has partnered with 8 national boards and associations to develop a useful tool for all residency applicants: Residency Explorer

Residency Matching: How to Cancel an Interview the Right Way

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After four years of college, four years of medical school, countless research projects and long hours shadowing you finally got a residency interview and you want to cancel it?! Yes, it happens. And here’s how to respectfully decline.

A Quick PSA on Post Residency Interview Communication

6 min

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93 Views

Feeling the silence and uncertainty between your last interview and Match day? If you’re wondering if you should or shouldn’t reach out to send a quick thank-you to the program for their time during interview day, here’s what you need to know. 

So You Want to Be a Neurologist

9 min

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108 Views

Ah Neurology, a field chock full of doctors who chart strange new medical territories, compulsively open black boxes, and get excited about the weirdest and coolest science they can find. 

An Interview with NBME Free 120 Explanation Guru: Ben White

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As a part of our interview series with individuals and organizations positively contributing to the medical education space, we had the pleasure to interview Ben White, MD.

5 Effective Study Tips to Help You Prepare for COMLEX Level 1

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COMLEX Level 1 is a tough exam. Not only does it test basic science content at the same level as the equivalent USMLE Step 1, it also tests the principles of osteopathic medicine.  Furthermore, the questions themselves can often throw you for a loop – many students find that the...

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