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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


Writing a Personal Statement to Match

Personal Statement Success

One of the great challenges of the residency application process is writing a personal statement. It sounds simple enough on the surface: a 1-page essay that sets you apart from the other applicants and makes the program director eager to meet you. But it seems that nothing induces writer’s block faster than asking a medical student to write about him- or herself. Continue reading


finger print for biometric check in procedure while taking USMLE

Biometric Check In Process

Biometric check-in is an in-depth process that will include taking a series of measurements of a student’s fingertips and creating a unique identity for the student’s finger. In addition to the fingerprint measurements, the student will be required to have their I.D. digitally scanned in order to expedite the check-in and check-out process while taking breaks throughout the day. Continue reading