usmle 1

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    NBME CBSE

    is the NBME CBSE exam that OMFS applicants take the same one the US MD Students take before the USMLE Step 1? If so, doesn't that skew the Scores?
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    USMLE How Crack The USMLE Code

    Like everyone, I am preparing for USMLE for a couple of weeks. I want to know what are the best ways to prepare for the USMLE. Please share your experiences and best practices.
  3. DrDry

    Verified help passing USMLE...

    Hi. My name is Dr. Richard Dry and I’m the Director of Institutional Relations from MedSmarter, a smarter way of preparing you to take your USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CS, Step 2 CK and Step 3 exams. It’s the only test prep company that can boast a 98% success rate because of the unique approach to...
  4. sehazem

    USMLE Looking for a study partner in san jose

    Graduated in 2016, studied kinda for step1 last year but couldn’t continue , starting from start again . Need a study partner with timeline for step one around june of next year. Resources are kaplan, first aid , pathoma , bnb
  5. sweetsiri

    Archer Step 1 Qbank thread

    This thread is to discuss Archer step 1 Qbank questions to learn topic by topic important concepts. Please feel free to post answers and debate. I am not violating Archer's copyrights. I am getting these from their public blogs and obtained permission. I am not discussing answers to UWorld or...
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    First pass of FA

    just wanted to give a quick introduction. im an international medical student preparing for step 1. i hope to take the exam in october of this year. I started studying almost two months ago from scratch (basically), and doing my first pass of FA. I have done biochem, immune, micro so far...
  7. Friendly MichaelMyers

    Tips for going out of state

    Hello. So I haven't been out of state for high school/undergrad. I might attend a med school out of state. I am wondering if anybody knows things that they did or their friends did that could ease my move-in to another state. I am thinking about things like: 1) When should I worry about a...
  8. Clint Westwood

    MD What are the Best USMLE Prep books and MSY1 Materials to have?

    What are the best USMLE prep books and books/study materials to have before starting MSY1?
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    Help with US clinical experience for an IMG

    Hey guys, hope everyone is well! I am an IMG who graduated from med school in 2017, and have been preparing for the USMLE because I am interested in practicing in the US. I am searching to gain clinical experience in America, to further raise my chances to get matched in to a residency program...
  10. Grimjow

    Azerbaijan or Turkey for med school

    Hello everyone I am a first-year medical student in Azerbaijan and I want to practice medicine in the US. However it worries me that I won't be able to build a necessary "foundation" let's say to do well on Step1. Do you guys think studying in Turkey instead would alleviate that? Is the turkish...
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    USMLE NBME diagrams

    Hi guys. I wanted to make a thread talking only about diagram questions from the nbmes. We could briefly describe the question and then write down what all the letters mean. Is there a post about this already? I couldn't find any. eg. Nbme 19. There's a diagram asking about at which letter...
  12. Tuinkie

    USMLE USMLE 1 study help

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  13. 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!
  14. Isoval

    AMBOSS?

    I’ve recently been looking into AMBOSS following a presentation they gave at my school. From what they showed and what I’ve been able to play around with, it seems like a solid platform, especially when it comes to their “knowledge cards” (basically their textbook). I’m curious what everyones’...
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    What could be my step 1 score?

    Just took my exam What do you think my chances are for a score 240+? My scores Nbme 16 - 225_1.5 months out 15 - 236_1month out Uwsa 1-256 1month out Nbme 17 - 236_20 days out Nbme 19- 240_ 1 week out Nbme 18_ 238_ 1 day before( i was actually reaally stressed that day as also wantes to take...
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    USMLE Help! I used all resources but still feel the question is like alien language

    Hi! I have been preparing for USMLE Step 1 for 5 months now. I have completed First Aid 4 times, NBME x 8, Pathoma x 1, UWorld x 1, Goljan x 1. Sketchy Micro, Brenner's I have improved from 48% to 70%. But I still feel a lot of the questions are not covered in those resources. What should...
  17. deweystrontium

    MD & DO Do people finish Step 1 early?

    Hey all, I have a question for students who have taken or about to take Step 1. While browsing through the First Aid notes, I noticed a 45 min break that can be extended to 1 hour if you skip the tutorial in the beginning. Hence, this 8-hour test is actually 7 hours, which makes it about 45...
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    Study partner- Sydney

    I am a female medical student based in Sydney in my 5th year of study, looking to do the USMLE step 1 in February 2019. I am in the intermediate stages of my preparation, and am planning to really ramp it up in the next few months. I have been going through FA and some UWorld questions this...
  19. sehazem

    study partner in california

    Hi , Iam an IMG living in san jose . I graduated in 2017 from pakistan , starting my step 1 preprations my target is to give my exam around july next year . I need a study partner with whom I can plan , study and target goals
  20. 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
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    USMLE Need Help with Step 1 Please, Starting from Scratch

    I am an IMG and i have not been able to study anything for the last 3 years, and i dont remember anything anymore because i passed my exams by memorizing stuff and dont know the basics i want to be able to apply for residency next year and try to clear step 1 withing next 4 months...i am...
  22. Cleos Half

    USMLE Herditary Spherocytosis Normocytic with Increased MCHC?

    I just did a question on USMLE-Rx re: Hereditary Spherocytosis. I got the diagnosis right but in the answer explanation, it says that it is a normocytic anemia but at the same time, there is an increased mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration. How is this possible when you are normocytic...
  23. medlife2017

    Phsych question

    Psych* (Since people tend to focus on typos here... smh) Hey guys, so I recently got a question that Im having trouble with. In the question, it describes a patient who just switched to another physician due to her previous physician moving. She loved her old physician and now looks at her new...
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    MD & DO Best resource for biochemistry?

    Hey guys, I'm just looking for a good resource for studying biochem... Any suggestions?
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    USMLE Bank but not USMLERx?

    Hello, I got an email in my school email about a discounted price for a qbank that I assumed was USMLERx. However, I am realizing now it is a totally different website: USMLEBANK - USMLE Step 1, Step 2-CK, Step 3 QBANK and not USMLE-Rx Home | USMLE-Rx I'm afraid I got completely scammed. Does...
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    USMLE-1 Rx 360 discount code

    Hello guys, I really appreciate if someone has a promotion code for USMLE-1 Rx 360 6 months or 12 months to share
  27. 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...
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    USMLE score needed for each speciality

    Does anyone have a link or info for what step score is the average for each specialty? I’m sure this has already been posted but I’m an incoming M1 and I’m just branching out of the pre-med forum haha
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    USMLE 1online study partner

    I am looking for an online study partner to study for USMLE 1 .I am a beginner and planing to apply for the exam next year so I want to study in a slow pace.
  30. ifJDwasagirl

    MD & DO WOLF PACC for live USMLE prep? Plz send help

    hello SDN - I'm new to the site & I need advice! I want to do a live USMLE prep during the summer between M1 & M2 years (Current MS1 at an allopathic school). The WolfPacc program was recommended to me, but then I read a bunch of reviews that seemed fake (both good & bad) & now I'm worried...
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    Help going crazy!!

    So I just got my step 1 score 198 on my second attempt and I'm going crazy. I studied like if my life depended on it aiming for 234+ and ended up 198. So guys what should I do??? I'm an US Img (carribean) should I quit??
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    Study Partner in northridge California

    need a study partner in Northridge California for step 1. From beginning. Can meet up in CSUN library or Northridge library.
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    Free trial and coupon for USMLE AND MCAT, at Drawittoknowit.com "Royal15" 15% off

    Free trial and coupon for USMLE AND MCAT, at Drawittoknowit.com "Royal15" 15% off
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    Advise me please

    Hi guys, So I started prepping for my step 1 almost 6 months ago. I was done with kaplan and uworld. I wasn't doing great on uw. I was primarily using it as a learning tool. I ended my first pass with a 57%. And I scored like a 220 on offline nbme 15. Anyway, I became disheartened and I decided...
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    Neurosurgery Match Difficulty

    Hi! I was wondering how tough of a match neurosurgery is. I got the opportunity to shadow a great doc, and am now intrigued by the field. Oh what a great thing the brain is!! Anyway, is it as tough as fields like plastics,ortho and ent? is a high usmle required? does the prestige of my med...
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    My school lost its accreditation

    Hey, so my caribbean medical school recently lost its ECFMG sponsor notes and has not been able to receive them. The owner of my school decided to start another medical school and is trying to get sponsor notes at that one (hopefully this March/April). Would it be a better option for me to go...
  37. M

    Q: Spinothalamic tract lesions - Brown Sequard vs syringomyelia?

    Hello everyone, I'm pretty new to the forums even though I've been reading the threads a lot, and I would appreciate the help I could get on this issue; To my understanding, syringomyelia causes compression and damage to the anterior commissure which leads to bilateral loss of pain and...
  38. 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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