Below is a complete list of all forms available this year for the USMLE NBME self-assessment and practice exams for USMLE Step 1, Step 2, and Step 3 offered by the NBME and some guidance on using them in your study preparation. Continue reading
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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
On March 6, 2015, the NBME retired Form 7 of the Step 1 NBME Comprehensive Basic Science practice exams. CBSSA Form 17 was added and is accessible as of March 6th. It is available in both regular and expanded feedback. Continue reading
I'm trying to decide which Step 2 CK NBME (CCSSA) to take first to determine my baseline and make a study plan. I see there are a total of 4 Step 2 CK assessments currently available, forms 3, 4, 6 and 7. Which one would you recommend to start with and in what order I should take them? Continue reading
Mastering the high-yield exam content is surprisingly only one of the many facets to your USMLE and COMLEX success. Your studies, test day routine, physical and mental health as well as your exam registration all have a serious impact on … Continue reading
On March 3, 2014, the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) retired Form 5 and 6 of the Step 1 NBME Comprehensive Basic Science practice exams (CBSSA). CBSSA Form 16 is accessible as of March 3rd and is available in both regular and expanded feedback. Continue reading
On July 31, 2012, the NBME retired Form 3 of the Step 1 NBME Comprehensive Basic Science practice exams. Form 3 is being replaced by Form 13 which will be more representative of the vignette format currently being used on … Continue reading
When studying for Step 1, students regularly have questions about which NBME Practice Tests to use in their preparation. Students want to know which practice tests are more difficult and which are more predictive. After emailing the NBME and surveying students, I can share the following information.
What's your question?: I just took the second assessment exam. I am taking my exam soon and would like to know if I am ready. How predictive is the diagnostic exam of the usmle step 1? Your Med School … Continue reading
I am sure that you have heard by now that you must incorporate a question bank into your board preparation. There are several commercial question banks available with the two most popular being...