How to Score Above 270 on USMLE Step 1

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How to Score Above 270 on USMLE Step 1

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Having scored a 272 on Step 1 of the USMLE, I have often been asked “how in the world did you do THAT?!”. This post is an attempt to summarize what I believe were key steps in making that happen.

Applying to ENT Residency

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Do you love the ears, nose and throat? Me too! The residency application process in ENT can be daunting and stressful – the best way to navigate the system is by talking to friends and colleagues who have been through it before!

How to Make Your Residency Rank List

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You’ve spent countless hours pouring over every word in your ERAS application and personal statement, you’ve traveled far and wide to be wined and dined and interviewed, and you feel that you’ve taken one too many hospital tours in the past few months. Well, congratulations, now, the fun begins… let’s talk rank list.

Entering Week 3 at Mount Sinai Medical School

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Week three of the 2019 Elite Medical Prep USMLE Course at Mount Sinai is upon us and as we reflect upon week 2, one word comes to mind: productive.

Elite Medical Prep Course at Mount Sinai

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As we enter week two of the 2019 Elite Medical Prep USMLE Course at Mount Sinai, we can’t help but reflect upon what a productive first week we had!

How Many Residency Programs & Where to Apply

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The most important step in deciding where to apply for residency is an honest evaluation of what specialty you are applying to. While it can be hard sometimes to “get real” with yourself about your USMLE scores, distinguishing features, etc. this step is critical because it can determine whether you match or not.

Using Flashcards for USMLE Study

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Flashcards are best used as a supplementary study aid, where they support knowledge retention from other core resources. For students preparing for USMLE Step 1, these core resources can vary, but often UWorld, First Aid and Pathoma are among the most widely used.

Using Brosencephalon Effectively for USMLE Studying

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Brosencephalon (Bros) deck for your USMLE Step 1 studies

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If you haven’t already heard of the Brosencephalon (Bros) deck, it’s time to get acquainted! Bros is one of several popular pre-made flashcard decks

6 Tips on Using Anki USMLE Flashcards

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6 Tips on Using Anki USMLE Flashcards

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When it comes to studying for the USMLE, it’s worth learning how to make proper flashcards up front. While there are many different USMLE..

Let’s Talk NBMEs! Free Webinar Sunday, March 31st @3pm EST/noon PST

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As you may have already heard, last Monday March 25th marked the release of new NBME forms 20, 21, and 22! Over the last week..

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