With dedicated study periods varying among medical schools and too many resources, medical students can make these top 5 common mistakes studying for Step 1.
When it comes to learning and retaining material in med school, repetition is critical. That’s why UWorld’s practice focus makes it a must-have resource!
If you want to do well on USMLE Step 1, do two passes through UWorld. In this post, we’re going to lay out a template for how you can complete two full passes through the UWorld QBank.
Doing a small batch of UWorld questions daily will keep your grasp of the material from fading and help you develop (or redevelop) the strong basic science foundation you’ll need to achieve a high score on Step 1.
Students may be surprised to find that UWorld is more than enough to prepare them for their medical school exams, and they don’t need too many other resources.
Studying for Step 2 CK is wondrous compared to Step 1 in the sense that your resource utilization is vastly simplified. By consolidating your resources and being strategic with your precious few moments of studying each day, you can simultaneously complete your rotations, study for your shelf exams, and prepare for Step 2 CK!
Perhaps only a few things can trigger a catecholamine surge for medical students faster than the mention of the Step 1 exam. Even for those of us who have ostensibly moved on to life-after-the-exam, thinking about it can still put our amygdalae into overdrive. This autonomic response may seem exaggerated to those unfamiliar with the […]
Shelf exams are a critical part of clinical rotations and we’ve now made it easier to prepare with a shelf review mode dedicated to the topics they test.
As you consider registering to take the USMLE Step 1 in 2020, you should learn all you can about the high-stakes exam. Check out our USMLE Step 1 snaphot.
Studying throughout medical school is a marathon, not a sprint. But what are the most effective study techniques for success? Allow me to share some tips.