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    Advertisement Experienced USMLE/COMLEX Tutor !!!

    USMLE/COMLEX TUTORING!!! Virtual Private tutoring sessions available for Step 1, Step 2 CK, Step 3, Level 1, Level 2 CE, Level 3 by BOARD CERTIFIED physician! We offer assessment of strengths and weaknesses, test taking strategies, and study techniques to help you achieve the best score...
  2. Master Bone Wizard

    How do I become a PM&R Doctor?

    Hello! I am an incoming OMS-1 who is leaning heavily towards PM&R. I am starting med school soon and could use some wisdom as my biggest fear is going unmatched, so I am trying to get a head start on this. I am attending MSUCOM which has it's own AOA recognized PM&R program and a lot of...
  3. H

    HELP - Save Osteopathic Students from the Big Bad

    Hello my esteemed colleagues, Many DO students received an ominous email from the NBOME this morning that discusses their attempt to bring back COMLEX 2 PE. Attached is the link which leads to the homepage detailing the Special Commission's recommendations for the Class of 2024's COMLEX testing...
  4. Master Bone Wizard

    Should DO take USMLE 1 & 2 or is STEP 1 no longer needed (so STEP 2 only) as it is P/F?

    The specialty I want is not very competitive (PM&R or Community Neuro) so I am just wondering how many board exams I will have to take? Would applying with a P on COMELX 1 and a STEP 2 and COMLEX score be enough or will programs require I take get a P on STEP 1 as well as a STEP 2 score?
  5. O

    Question about Boards

    Hello all. I have a question on my future board exams (I am an OMS-0). Why do many DO students take the USMLE? I am interested in moderately competitive (DR, Anesthesiology) and low competitive specialties (FM, Path). Should I be planning to take it too?
  6. T

    attn: OMSIII & OMSIV (comlex Q bank)

    Hello all, I am an OMSII and getting ready to take comlex 1. I am interested in rural fam med and only planning to take the comlex. I would like to know, based of your experiences, what resource is best for someone in my position. I understand Uworld is the pinnacle but I don't know if it would...
  7. L

    TUNCOM vs WVSOM vs LMU-DCOM vs (EVMS - maybe)

    I really need advice. Please help! I have been blessed to be accepted to three osteopathic schools: LMU-DCOM, WVSOM, and TUNCOM. I am waiting to hear back from LECOM. I did my post-bacc at EVMS and was interviewed by them and am on the "mid-tier" of their waitlist right now. EVMS is my top...
  8. T

    (attn: OMSIII/IV) COMLEX level 1 and USMLE step 1?

    hello all, I am an OMSII, interested ONLY in family medicine, preparing to take the comlex at the end of May. With the new pass/fail exams, I'm wondering if I should take just the COMLEX or the USMLE along with it. also: 1) How similar are the exams in terms of difficulty, timing, and style 2)...
  9. D

    Medical Failed level 1 twice, passed level 2 with good score on first attempt

    Hello! I am an OMS 4 and I am looking for some professional guidance. I am applying to match in 2023 and I am just want to know what my chances are or if anyone on admission committee has advice. Background on me: I failed level 1 twice and passed in my third attempt with 481 and passed my...
  10. X

    For Sale USMLE/COMLEX 1-3 and Clerkship Review Books

    USMLE/COMLEX 1-3 and Clerkship Review Books Bundle for $200+Shipping Condition: Kaplan Step 1, Step 3 Lectures: New; First Aid USMLE 2 CS + CK: New COMLEX 2 PE JB Review: used First Aid USMLE 3: new MTB Step 3: New USMLE 3 Secrets: New Case files: used Pocket Medicine: Used Please ask for...
  11. Z

    PM&R Residency: should I take Step 2 and COMLEX 2?

    DO student here, and I was hoping for some advice about if I should take step 2 on top of COMLEX level 2? Some background on me: Step 1: 255+ . COMLEX 1: 650+. I did well my first 2 years, ranked in the top 10%. I am lucky to have 5+ publications. 5+ poster presentations.I am involved and have...
  12. M

    Comlex Level 3 CDM (Clinical Decision Making) Beta Version

    Just as a FYI, from the makers of ccscases.com, at the request of students/residents to help with the CDM portion of the COMLEX Level 3, CDMCases - COMLEX Level 3 CDM Cases - COMLEX Level 3 CDM Cases Interactive Software Simulator has been created. It is currently in beta version. $1 to join the...
  13. J

    Can I match with these scores?

    Hi, I failed my COMLEX level 1 the first time and got a 408 the second time I failed my COMLEX level 2 CS the first time and passed the second time I failed my COMLEX level 2 CE two times and got a 409 the third time My scores are super low, and im taking my Comlex level 3 soon, but am...
  14. D

    Low COMLEX wanting OB/Gyn.

    Hi all, I am hesitant to write about this because I really don't need any negativity right now, but I just received my COMLEX Level 1 score and it was way lower than I thought (under 500). I'm pretty disappointed, especially since my predicted was MUCH higher. I'm thinking of doing OB and am...
  15. RADSTEPMD

    USMLE/COMLEX RADSTEP!

    RADSTEP is the only comprehensive course which covers the entirety of radiology image interpretation for the USMLE & COMLEX exam. 3 MONTHS OF UNLIMITED ACCESS FULL ACCESS TO COMPLETE VIDEO LIBRARY OVER 7.5 HOURS OF KEY CONCEPTS FOR BOTH USMLE AND COMLEX EXAMS OVER 1 HOUR OF NORMAL RADIOGRAPH...
  16. R

    Need advice - Psych vs FM vs Peds (DO student post-merger)

    Hey guys, Need thoughts. I only took COMLEX 1 (~600), no step 1. I really loved child psych, peds, and FM rotations. -FM: Love that you can build relationships with adults and kids over time. Don't want to do many procedures or manage HTN and DM all day though...Long hours/exhausting? Some...
  17. JerBearJer

    Med School Testing Anxiety

    Hi! I’m really grateful to have been accepted to my top choice DO school. However, as someone with test anxiety, I’m a little anxious about preparing for both the USMLE and COMLEX in the coming years. I understand that testing is an inevitable part of this journey (and certainly won’t end after...
  18. R

    Matching Psych with just comlex?

    Hey guys, I'm extremely interested in applying to psych residencies this fall. ~600 COMLEX 1 and decent amount of psych experience Do I have a shot given the increasing desirability of psychiatry? - Any advice?
  19. S

    matching psychiatry with just comlex

    I'm a second year med student and am planning on taking comlex level 1 next June. I've been interested in psychiatry and my school advisor says I don't need a USMLE to match psych. I feel I may do poorly if I spread myself thin by preparing for two different exams content/styles. In general I...
  20. 8YearsLate

    DO Schools w/ USMLE Prep

    Hi All, I was wondering if anyone has a list or can throw out a few names of DO schools that build USMLE prep into the curriculum. I know that LECOM does and I appreciate that aspect (not that I want to study for 2 tests, but I'll likely take it regardless and it'd be nice to have it carved...
  21. R

    Question About Previously AOA Residencies

    In terms of applying to competitive residencies (i.e. ortho, derm, ENT) that were AOA before the merger, how much do these programs value COMLEX? From my understanding, many of these programs would put a lot of weight on comlex scores before the merger happened, so I'm wondering if they continue...
  22. B

    Docs who did HPSP, how did ODS/Leadership Course fit into your medical school timeline?

    At what point in medical school(semester/month/year) did you do your 5-6 week officer training? In what ways, if any, was your classes, activities, or (especially) USMLE/COMLEX prep affected? Thank you in advance, and thank you for your service.
  23. Dr. Leo Spaceman

    COMLEX Panic

    My COMLEX level 1 is on 7/17 and I'm starting to freak out. My COMSAEs have been 101: 387 (April); 103: 408 (May), 102: 415 (June). I am taking 104 next week some time. I have done all of Combank and Comquest and about 30% of UWorld. I've been through Sketchy twice and the Green Book once...
  24. J

    BOTH NBME 21: 170, NBME 16: 182, UWSA: 183, three weeks left until USMLE, help!

    Hey - I'm currently half way through UWorld, have been working on my content gaps, but even so, Immunology/Genetics/Biochemistry are still some of my weakest areas. I'm a DO student and at this point, I don't know if it's worth taking USMLE and if I should just focus on COMLEX. Other than...
  25. M

    COMLEX Step 1 Prep Materials

    Hi guys, I just finished my first year of Med school and I am gathering some resources so I can start prepping for boards soon. I currently have: First Aid Kaplan Resources/Q bank True learn Q bank I plan to get: Uworld Boards and Beyond Are there any other resources that you guys would...
  26. MedBoardTutors

    Experienced 1-on-1 Online Tutoring for the USMLE, COMLEX and NBME - MedBoardTutors

    Dear Students, Are you looking to improve your USMLE, NBME, or COMLEX scores to have the best opportunity for any residency program? MedBoardTutors staff can help! We have extremely high average scores compared to other USMLE tutoring companies with average USMLE scores of 260+ and COMLEX...
  27. MedBoardTutors

    Experienced 1-on-1 Online Tutoring for the USMLE, COMLEX and NBME - MedBoardTutors

    Dear Students, Are you looking to improve your USMLE, NBME, or COMLEX scores to have the best opportunity for any residency program? MedBoardTutors staff can help! We have extremely high average scores compared to other USMLE tutoring companies with average USMLE scores of 260+ and COMLEX...
  28. MedBoardTutors

    Experienced 1-on-1 Online Tutoring for the USMLE, COMLEX, NBME - MedBoardTutors

    Dear Students, Are you looking to improve your USMLE, NBME, or COMLEX scores to have the best opportunity for any residency program? MedBoardTutors staff can help! We have extremely high average scores compared to other USMLE tutoring companies with average USMLE scores of 260+ and COMLEX...
  29. MedBoardTutors

    Experienced 1-on-1 Online Tutoring for the USMLE, COMLEX and NBME - MedBoardTutors

    Dear Students, Are you looking to improve your USMLE, NBME, or COMLEX scores to have the best opportunity for any residency program? MedBoardTutors staff can help! We have extremely high average scores compared to other USMLE tutoring companies with average USMLE scores of 260+ and COMLEX...
  30. MedBoardTutors

    Personalized 1-on-1 Online Tutoring - USMLE, COMLEX, NBME - MedBoardTutors

    Dear Students, Are you looking to improve your USMLE, NBME, or COMLEX scores to have the best opportunity for any residency program? MedBoardTutors staff can help! We have extremely high average scores compared to other USMLE tutoring companies with average USMLE scores of 260+ and COMLEX...
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    COMLEX COMLEX Level 3 Timing

    When looking at the format of COMLEX 3, I noticed you have 1.5 minutes per question on COMLEX 3 compared to the 1.2 minutes per question on COMLEX 2. Those that have taken it, were the question stems longer and this is why more time is allowed? did you feel like you had more time on COMLEX 3...
  32. BlueBee20

    boards resources - ovewhelmed

    hello all - looking for advice! i've just begun second year and all anyone talks about anymore is BOARDS. please help me decide what to throw my cash at as far as resources go! i understand UFAPS is where it's at. i will be getting UWORLD 6 months, i have first aid, i plan to get sketchy, and...
  33. D

    AOA/Merger - NRMP Step 1 Score Reporting

    3rd year DO student here, and am still on the fence about taking Step 1. Interested in FM residency. Does anyone know if it is required to report Step 1 scores on the NRMP residency application post merger completion? Previously there was still the AOA; therefore, ERAS application. Now it will...
  34. M

    COMLEX LEVEL 2 CE SWITCH DATES

    Hi, I am scheduled for June 26 in OH, would love to push back to late July 15-26 literally anywhere. Please let me know if you can help. Thanks.
  35. J

    Step 1 Study Plan help

    I recently started my dedicated which is an 8 week plan. My first NBME (form 21) was a 194. I created a plan but quickly realized that I cannot keep up with the plan. Essentially the plan consists of 7-8 hours of FA, Pathoma, Sketchy micro and pharm. And then 80 questions of Uworld. The problem...
  36. CoolCat53

    Can you make up for Low COMLEX 1 with COMLEX 2?

    So I scored pretty low on COMLEX 1 (under 500) and was wondering if I should bust my butt during my third year and take Step 1 to make up for it (which is extremely difficult in itself) or if I should just focus on COMLEX 2 and try and do really well on it. Say I get upper 500s or above, will...
  37. MedBoardTutors

    Personalized 1-on-1 Tutoring for USMLE, NBME, and COMLEX - MedBoardTutors

    Dear Students, Are you looking to improve your USMLE, NBME, or COMLEX scores to have the best opportunity for any residency program? MedBoardTutors staff can help! We have extremely high average scores compared to other USMLE tutoring companies with average USMLE scores of 260+ and COMLEX...
  38. MedBoardTutors

    Affordable, Professional and Personalized USMLE, COMLEX and NBME Tutoring - MedBoardTutors

    Dear Students, Are you looking to improve your USMLE, NBME, or COMLEX scores to have the best opportunity for any residency program? MedBoardTutors staff can help! We have extremely high average scores compared to other USMLE tutoring companies with average USMLE scores of 260+ and COMLEX...
  39. S

    Taking Step 1 after Match for IM Fellowships

    Hello! I got in the mid-high 400s on my Comlex I and II and ended up taking Step 2CK and did pretty well (230s range). During interview season, PDs actually asked why there was such a jump between my COMLEX and USMLE scores and they wished I had taked Step 1. I am applying for IM and am looking...
  40. MedBoardTutors

    Half the Price of Other Companies! USMLE, COMLEX and NBME Online Tutoring - MedBoardTutors

    Dear Students, Are you looking to improve your USMLE, NBME, or COMLEX scores to have the best opportunity for any residency program? MedBoardTutors staff can help! We have extremely high average scores compared to other USMLE tutoring companies with average USMLE scores of 260+ and COMLEX...
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