UWorld American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) QBank Review

14 min

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Each year, as thousands of physicians begin studying for the internal medicine boards, an age-old question comes up: Which question bank (Qbank) should they choose? Today we are going to be reviewing the UWorld ABIM question bank to evaluate its quality as a study resource.

Applying to For-Profit vs. Non-Profit Medical Schools

10 min

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In August 2007, the first for-profit medical school gained accreditation in the United States after more than 100 years of being banned. As a topic that many medical school applicants don’t typically consider, here’s the discussion to be aware of when applying to (or attending) a non-for-profit vs. for-profit medical school.

How to Score a 270 on USMLE Step 2 CK

12 min

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Believe it or not, scoring greater than the 99th percentile on Step 2 CK is possible for a select few who prepare well, take care of themselves, and get a little lucky. In this brief article, I’ve included eight steps I personally used to score a 270+ on Step 2 CK.

Top 5 Genius MCAT Study Tips

13 min

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Although you cannot take shortcuts when it comes to preparing for the MCAT, there are certain study practices and strategies that distinguish top performers. Here are our top 5 genius MCAT study tips that can help you take your score to the next level. 

7 USMLE Step 1 Practice Question Mistakes to Avoid

14 min

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At Elite Medical Prep, the vast majority of our students use UWorld as their primary USMLE Step 1 practice question bank. Students who use UWorld achieve consistently excellent results– but, where can they go wrong? Turns out, a lot of places.

2021 Top 5 Study Resources for USMLE Step 2 CK

7 min

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118 Views

To save other students from stressing over which Step 2 CK study resources to use as I did, here are my five most trusted resources for studying for Step 2 CK. These resources may not work for everyone, but these are the resources that helped me score in the 99th percentile on Step 2 CK!

How to Study for the Neurology Shelf Exam

9 min

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For many medical students, the neurology shelf exam is perceived as one of the “easier” shelf exams. Despite its reputation, “easier” is certainly a relative term and there absolutely are students who find the neurology shelf exam quite challenging. Here are our tips for success.

TrueLearn Review: SmartBanks for COMLEX Level 1 and 2 CE

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One of the hardest decisions that all medical students face involves picking the resources to help them succeed on their board exams. To provide you the best and most accurate advice, we have our tutors personally utilize the services we review. In this blog post, we will share our impressions of TrueLearn’s SmartBanks for COMLEX Level 1 and COMLEX Level 2 CE.

The 2021 Best MCAT Practice Tests

10 min

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1890 Views

Arguably the most important factor to consider when choosing an MCAT practice test is accuracy. With so many different choices out there for practice exams, it can feel overwhelming to pick the best resources. This is why we’ve created this 2021 practice test guide!

Is an MSAR Subscription Worth It?

12 min

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After maintaining a strong GPA, garnering hundreds of research, clinical, and volunteer hours, and scoring high on the MCAT exam, an applicant’s next challenge is figuring out where to apply and the MSAR can help with that!

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