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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It’s time to study for your board exams. You open First Aid with a highlighter in hand but realize no matter how much you read and take notes, it feels like things just aren’t sticking. You need to hear and … Continue reading
USMLE Step 3 represents the final hurdle in the long series of board exams required to obtain a license to practice medicine in the US. Continue reading
Continuing our Test Day Troubles series, the Doctors In Training student advising team is here to help you expect the best, but prepare for the worst. What if…You or a dependent family member is suddenly ill? Continue reading
The USMLE Step 1 minimum passing score has been increased by 4 points. On December 12, 2013, the Step 1 committee announced that it raised the minimum passing score for the USMLE Step 1 examination citing these reasons. Recommendations from … Continue reading
The real question should be, how prepared do you want to be? Most students assume preparing for the USMLE Step 1 Exam begins and ends with books, review courses, QBanks and an NBME self assessment. Students often overlook a valuable piece of the puzzle: experience. Continue reading
Biochemistry for Step 1 is always one of those subjects that students are unsure about and not quite certain how to approach. Some students report getting very few biochemistry questions on their exam and others find their exam very heavily weighted with biochemistry, so it is an area that students have to master since there is no guarantee which type of exam they will get.
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...
Students that are attending medical school in countries outside of the United States are often confused...
A. Think comprehensively across disciplines (subjects)...