USMLE Step 1 General Study Plan

How can you integrate studying for classes and board exams? This is a common question from medical students. One plan does not fit every student. The best approach is to come up with a plan that takes into consideration several things including; your performance in medical school thus far, your learning style, your test-taking skills based on past scores, and an NBME self-assessment (if you have already completed this). We will give you general advice, but you should tailor this plan to your learning style, background, and abilities. Continue reading

How Your Online Footprint Can Endanger Your Future Medical Career – And How to Fix It

As you advance in your medical career, you can expect future employers to take an in-depth look at your life outside of the hospital walls. As a result, it is imperative that you remember your persona is more than what you put on your resume or state in person; your persona is also who you appear to be online. You are a combination of all the information available online about YOU, and it is probably more than you think. Continue reading

USMLE Step 2 CK Average Scores by Specialty

The NRMP released updated results on the 2014 Main Residency Match®. To make it easier for you, we’ve created a table showing the Average Step 2 CK Scores by Specialty for the 2014 Match, summarized some of the findings and provided general tips for the Match. Continue reading