1. medlife2017

    Great firecracker discount - good through the end of October 2020

    Hey guys, If you use this link, you will get a great discount for any firecracker subscription. Firecracker was really helpful throughout medical school for me and I'm sure it will be for you too: I was informed that the current discounts are good until the end of October.
  2. medlife2017

    Firecracker discount - $100 off

    Hello everyone, I have been using firecracker for 3 years now and wanted to share this referral code that can get you discounts on any of the plans including more than $100 off the 2 year subscription. Just post the link in the web browser so you can see the discounted rates...
  3. Tobirama

    Study Guide for Step 1 Study Starting Day 1 of MS1

    I'm enrolled for MS1 next year and have been gathering information to come up with a plan to start studying for Step1 beginning on the first day of class. Does anyone have any experience doing this and how did it work out? My plan is to focus on my preclinical studies and gain a strong...
  4. Piglet2020

    Good resources for step prep

    So I already bought first aid, uworld, pathoma, and sketchy. I also downloaded Zanki. Has anyone heard of usmle rx? What about other resources?
  5. medlife2017

    Firecracker discount

    Hey guys, I have a link that you all can use to get a discount on any firecracker subscription. Follow this link to get the discount:
  6. haidarmm

    Firecracker >45% OFF ANY SUBSCRIPTION THROUGH 1/28/19

  7. haidarmm

    Free (Giving away) Firecracker Discount - Through January 14, 2019

    Hey guys, Firecracker gives special discounts to those who use this link when signing up: Feel free to use it so that you can pay the discounted price I was granted. ***I recently received an email that prices will go up for all Firecracker subscriptions within the next...
  8. medlife2017

    Firecracker discount - January 2019

    Hey guys, follow this link to sign up for firecracker and you'll get a great discount. Let me know if you have any questions. Firecracker
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    USMLE USMLE 1 study help

  10. medlife2017

    December/January Firecracker discount

    Hey guys, follow this link to get a great discount through firecracker that will only last until early January: Firecracker Good luck with your studies!
  11. medlife2017

    Firecracker discount (always valid)

    Hey guys, follow this link to sign up for firecracker and you'll get a great discount. Lmk if you have any questions. This link will always be valid. Firecracker - Refer a Friend
  12. R

    Reporter seeking MD students to discuss pre-clinical education

    Hi! I'm a reporter (and MD student) and am looking to write a story about how medical students use extra-classroom resources (Sketchy, Pathoma, Boards&Beyond, etc.) during their preclinical years. If you're interested in sharing your experiences, please comment below. Happy to receive responses...
  13. medlife2017

    Firecracker discount

    Hey guys, follow this link to sign up for firecracker and you'll get a great discount. Lmk if you have any questions. Firecracker - Refer a Friend
  14. MyCherie

    Pathoma Epiglottitis gaffe in Respiratory Tract Pathology chapter

    I came here because I don't have anyone else to share this with *laugh-cries to self* Anyone else notice at 4:55 in the Nasopharynx/Larynx video that he circles what appear to me to be an inflamed tonsil, instead of the more medial and pale epiglottis? Or am I mistaken? Also, that's a pretty...
  15. D

    USMLE UWorld Average? (chances of passing step 1)

    Hi guys, I have started doing Uworld questions recently. I completed 50% the USMLE World Qbank I do the questions timed/mixed no tutor mode. I been using UWORLD, FA-2017, Pathoma, DIT and Sketchy Micro. I have a NBME exam scheduled in 2 weeks and I also have 2-UWSA exams left. My USMLE Step 1...
  16. nebuchadnezzarII

    USMLE How long to take for dedicated STEP-1 studying for a below average student?

    I understand that several threads similar to this have been made, but I've been finding too much irrelevant and contradictory information. A lot of these threads don't seem to address the concerns of struggling students. So, I thought I'd ask for myself and on behalf fellow below-average...
  17. P

    200 on NBME after 7 wks of studying

    Hi all. I've been studying for Step 1 for the past 7 weeks. Here is the progression I've had thus far: CBSE: 168 NBME 17: 178 USWA 1: 205 NBME 15: 198 NBME 13: 201 My question is: what should I do to improve in the next 7 weeks? My goal score is a 230 but I'll be happy with a 210-220. Is that...
  18. C

    USMLE USMLE Rx 2017/18

  19. C

    Repro in First aid

    Has anyone noticed that the First Aid 2018 book is missing alot of different pathologies as compared to what is in the resources. There is alot of stuff covered in boards and beyond, pathoma, firecracker, and question banks that just aren't in First Aid. For example embryocarcinoma that is a...
  20. medlife2017

    Firecracker discount - Expires February 1st

    Hello Guys, Just received an email from firecracker about a discount you can all use for a limited time apparently: "This is to let you know that the cost for new users subscribing to Firecracker through your referral link is changing February 1. Through January 31st, students who subscribe...
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  22. jcorpsmanMD

    Pathoma v. Goljan RR or both

    Hi all, Simple question that I am trying to figure out but would appreciate the lovely SDN communities advice on. I have pathoma (my school gave it to us), and I am starting organ systems next block. I'll be using FA 2018, Pathoma, B&B, and USMLErx. Is it worth having Goljan RR to get a more...
  23. O

    FAx2 and Pathoma x1. What next?

    Hello, So in about a week I will finish my FA pass for the second time and pathoma videos for the 1st time. While I was watching the pathoma videos I was taking notes in FA so I will not have to watch them again. I started doing UWorld since I started studying for step1, doing some blocks...
  24. medlife2017

    Giving Away Free Firecracker Discount (Best Out There)

    Hello all, I have been using firecracker while at Wayne and I highly recommend getting a subscription for any medical student out there that wants to keep up with material for the step exam. If you decide to get it, please use my referral code, which will give you a huge discount and save me...
  25. FlashMed13

    Firecracker discount never expires

    Hey guys, here is a referral link so you can get a discounted price for any firecracker subscription: This link will always be valid. Good luck!
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    Hi, I am ending my second year at Med School and I found this system which actually helped me understand many of the classes. If I say it is perfect that would be a lie, for example, there could be some improvement in the Genetics lectures. However, overall it did help me endure second- year and...
  27. KLS93

    MD & DO Useful Study Resources for M1 & M2 Years

    Hello fellow med students! I am a current M2 and have younger sibling who is preparing to begin M1 year this August. My brother has recently been asking me many questions about what books/sources he will need, so I figured I would pass this information on to the medical community at large --...
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    For Sale 9 months Pathoma for discount!! Video access and PDF textbook included

    9 month Pathoma subscription available through 11/20/2017!! Great for getting through Step 1 and first year of medical school. I have 9 months left of an original 21-month subscription for sale for $60. I'll also include a PDF of the Fundamentals of Pathology textbook, valued at $54.99 on...
  29. hiphopcrates

    Lecturio vs Pathoma?

    I'm an M1 in a systems-based curriculum that's very pathology-heavy already. Am having trouble learning from my lecturers, mostly because I feel like I don't have a context for the material. It's much easier for me to memorize when I UNDERSTAND what's going on. I have Firecracker as a resource...