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  1. N

    Step Study Schedule - Looking for adivce

    Hey everyone! So I just took NBME 20 last week (provided by my school) and I was pleasantly surprised by my grade (215). The reason I was surprised is that I have done virtually no review to date, although I have taken every block very seriously so far, scoring in the top 10 percent or of my...
  2. N

    Study Schedule for Step - Looking for some advice

    Hey everyone! So I just took NBME 20 last week (provided by my school) and I was pleasantly surprised by my grade (215). The reason I was surprised is that I have done virtually no review to date, although I have taken every block very seriously so far, scoring in the top 10 percent or of my...
  3. medlife2017

    Firecracker discount - $100 off

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  4. slowthai

    Do you (or will you) guys annotate FA?

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  5. MedBoardTutors

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

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  6. A

    232 on Step 1, Advice on Residency Options

    Hey everyone! Just wanted advice from those who are more experienced on whether there is more of a disadvantage with a score close to the national average to get into good residency programs in large urban cities. I am not interested in ophthalmology, surgical specialties, or Internal Med. Are...
  7. medlife2017

    Firecracker discount

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  8. D

    Personal Statement Editor

    Hello everyone! I am hoping to make your personal statement writing journey a tad less stressful. I understand what medical school and residency admissions committees want to see in an applicant's essay. Let me help you with grammar corrections, diction, and overall make you and your personal...
  9. K

    Match Chances?

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  10. haidarmm

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  12. medlife2017

    Firecracker discount - January 2019

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  13. P

    Putting the "trick" to rest

    There has been a lot of discussion on this board concerning the trick to find out if you passed exam prior to the release of the score report. Could people please post experience with the presence of a link to a new application and its association with a subsequent failure once the score Report...
  14. P

    Did anyone have a bad CCS experience and still pass?

    Did anyone have a bad CCS experience and still pass? It would help me a lot to know that other people had issues solving multiple cases and maybe ran out of time. Any help would be much appreciated.
  15. S

    Rate my Chances for Residency Please

    Hi, I was really nervous about the match so I wanted some feedback on my current application status. I'm a U.S. MD grad applying for psychiatry. Failed step 1 and did much better the second time with an average score. Step 2 CS and CK pending (I know I have to work hard on this) Otherwise...
  16. P

    Step 3 question - help

    if cases end early but it doesn't say the patient is getting better but say a patient was scheduled for surgery and the program says that and ends the case, is that a good sign? If you run out of time on the case before the patient can improve but you put in the correct treatment regimen before...
  17. A

    Will it be difficult matching into Army IM without research/publications?

    Army HPSP MS3 thinking internal medicine. Unfortunately, I struggled more than I would have liked my first two years of medical school, and hesitated to get involved in research. If it makes any difference, I served as a student leader for two student groups and I should be able to present an...
  18. MedBoardTutors

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  19. T

    Free Pulmonary/Respiratory Notes

    Hello all. I’m a medical student that strives to take the best quality notes. Thus, I have decided to share them with others beyond my classmates. I have compiled my notes from the respiratory/pulmonary unit into four ebooks. For the next couple of days (until Monday 9/13), my ebooks will be...
  20. D

    Psychiatry Residency and Step Score

    Hi! I am interested in psychiatry residency and would like to match in California, where I am from. I am wondering, with my step score of 227 (a little above the average psych step score....I think average was 224 according the charting the outcomes), and someone being from an allopathic U.S...
  21. RaginMD

    Anyone do Kaplan Diagnostic Exam or DIT Diagnostic

    Hey you guys I'm 12 days out from my exam and I'm trying to figure out whether it would be worth it to take the Kaplan Free 150 diagnostic test or the one DIT put out, or if it is a waste of time. I'm doing NBME 19 tomorrow even though I know I'll probably be disappointed in the score because of...
  22. shco1992

    USMLE NMBE scores vs USWA are very different, where do I stand?

    There is a BIG difference between my NBMEs and UWSAs and my test is in 4 days...Thoughts? 12/22/17 NBME 15-167- pre-dedicated 2/28/18 NBME 16-180- pre-dedicated 3/13/18 NBME 17-182 -beginning of dedicated 4/15/18 NBME 13-205 5/2/18 UWSA1 -241 5/11/18 NBME 19-198 5/22/18 UWSA2 - 239 UWorld...
  23. F

    General Surgery - 227 on Step

    Hi! I was just wondering if a step 1 score of 227 was a "good enough" score to be obtain a surgical residency at university programs (or at least an interview...). I was a disappointed in my score, but it is what it is and life goes on! Any suggestions on how to strengthen my application as I...
  24. M

    Miami (MD/MPH) vs FIU (MD)

    Thanks for clicking. It sounds like an obvious choice but please hear me out: Miami MD/MPH Pros - MPH is nice for primary care residencies - Great match list for UM in general (no specifics for this program's performance) - Relationship with UM for residencies - Great students and staff -...
  25. MedBoardTutors

    Experienced USMLE, COMLEX and NBME Tutors! 260+ Tutor Scores

    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 an average Step 1 and Step 2 CK of 260+. We...
  26. M

    MCAT prepare you for medical school?

    I ordered a USMLE step 1 book and browsed through it. I realized that the MCAT tests almost everything in the USMLE step 1. I always hear how the MCAT is not representative of medical school; however, it seems that the MCAT is pretty much the same. The only difference, is that there are a few...
  27. MedBoardTutors

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  28. MedBoardTutors

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    Dear Students, Are you looking to improve your USMLE, NBME, or COMLEX scores to have the best opportunity for any residency program? MedBoardTutors staff have the highest average scores among USMLE tutoring companies with an average of >260 on Step 1 and >260 on Step 2 CK. We also have...
  29. MedBoardTutors

    Expert USMLE, COMLEX, and NBME Tutors Available Now!

    Dear Students, Are you looking to improve your USMLE, NBME, or COMLEX scores to have the best opportunity for any residency program? MedBoardTutors staff have the highest average scores among USMLE tutoring companies with an average of >260 on Step 1 and >260 on Step 2 CK. We also have...
  30. MedBoardTutors

    Expert USMLE, NBME and COMLEX Tutors Available Now!

    Dear Students, Are you looking to improve your USMLE, NBME, or COMLEX scores to have the best opportunity for any residency program? MedBoardTutors staff have the highest average scores among USMLE tutoring companies with an average of >260 on Step 1 and >260 on Step 2 CK. We also have...
  31. S

    Step 2 CK Tutor

    Hi Guys, I am a 4th year Med student who is willing to tutor Step 2 CK concepts. I have tutored in many subjects throughout my college/med school career and have also done teaching research at NYU Steinhardt School of Education. I really enjoy teaching, it’s one of my passions and now that...
  32. R

    Clinical experience in US for IMG

    Hi guys! This is the first post I'm writing although I have been lurking around SDN for a few years now. I'm in a bit of a situation and would really appreciate some advice. I'm currently a 4th year medical student in Ireland, and would like to apply for the Ophth match when I graduate...
  33. MedBoardTutors

    Expert USMLE, COMLEX and NBME Tutors Available Now!

    Dear Students, Are you looking to improve your USMLE, NBME, or COMLEX scores to have the best opportunity for any residency program? MedBoardTutors staff have the highest average scores among all USMLE tutoring companies with an average of >260 on Step 1 and >260 on Step 2 CK. We also have...
  34. lacrimaererum

    For Sale Selling NS FL 1-4

    Selling NS FL 1-4 with 4 tries left for 1-2 and 3 tries left for 3-4. Account expires January 8, 2018. SOLD!! or PM me with offers. Thanks! Edit: Sold!!
  35. Roscoe's Wetsuit

    Studying for Boards if Just Trying to Pass Classes

    Greetings, How should I be structuring my board prep if I am P/F in class? I have access to B&B, Pathoma, Kaplan Q, USMLE-rx, and Sketchy. I am an M2 and we just started organ systems. I covered all the relevant material from the above resources for our first block and I feel that I will be very...
  36. T

    How to Pass Comp?

    Hey everyone! So I am soon going to be writing my comp exam for the second time in about a months time. Kinda stressing out. Last attempt I got a 59 and I need a 68 to pass. I thought I had studied a lot for the 1st attempt, but obviously was not enough. I was wondering if someone could give...
  37. Y

    Step 1 preparation

    Hi! I will be taking steo 1 next summer (july maybe) and since I already began my second year of medical school I was wondering at what moment should I start studying for it. Also, what plan would you recomend? And finally, how old is "too old" for a first aid? I have the 2016 version, should...
  38. medlife2017

    Giving Away Free Firecracker Discount (Best Out There)

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  39. haidarmm

    Free (Giving away) Firecracker Discount Link!

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  40. pandasaregreat

    Step 1 after M2 or M3?

    hey everyone. I am debating between a school who takes step1 after M3 or after M2. I was hoping someone could help me decipher which scenario is better... The school who takes step 1 after M3 for me is FIU The school who takes step 1 after M2 for me is MCG Now I know FIU's step 1 average is...