usmle

  1. M

    Should i get into the USMLE etc process as an IMG? I'm a 32 year old gastroenterologist and an attending in my country.

    Hello everyone, I've been reading alot about the process that IMGs have to go through in order to be licensed to practice in the US. I'm a 32 year old attending in gastro in my home country. For personal reasons, i'm considering moving to the US. I'm asking your honest opinion about: The...
  2. C

    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?
  3. P

    Step 2 CK - Cancelled by Prometric

    So to all the people out there who's exam have being cancelled. We can help each other to find new available spots.
  4. D

    Firecracker Step Prep on Sale!

    I used Firecracker to prep for Step 1 and Step 2 and ended up getting a 265+ and 270+, respectively. It also was extremely useful in preparing for course exams throughout medical school. Firecracker was recently acquired by Wolters Kluwer, which also owns UpToDate. Between the huge Q-bank, tens...
  5. K

    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.
  6. 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...
  7. findoc

    Ideal medical school model with P/F Step 1

    Let's figure out the optimal medical school model now that Step 1 will be P/F and Step 2 being the new focus. How should this change med school curriculum? Here's what I think: - Two years for pre-clinical is unnecessary and undesirable. Decrease it to 1 or 1.5 years. - To accommodate this...
  8. H

    Non -US IMG Here, when to take USMLE exams?

    Hi there, I am currently a first year medical student in China leading up to an MBBS(in english taught curriculum) degree. (To be clear, I am an Indian National) I want to do my residency in the US. Though I am an non-US IMG, I will become a permanent resident soon. My course duration is 6 years...
  9. 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...
  10. MysteriousDoge

    Is my goal attainable??

    Hello Everyone! I take step in 12 days (01/28) and would really appreciate some feedback/predictions. My dream would be a 250+, but would definitely be happy with 245! I will keep updating the more I take. UWSA 1 (5 weeks before test): 245 Form 21 (3 weeks before): 234 Form 23 (2.5 weeks...
  11. T

    USMLE Recent grad (~2 years), studying for step 1 (hoping to give in the next 3-4 months). what can I do now to ensure a match (2022 aim)?

    I've gotten 2 LOR's from clinics in Texas (worked in a hospital, but the individual doctors gave letterheads with their clinics). also, one of them passed away. is that LOR still 'valid'? I've done some observer-ship work in Canadian clinics, did one year of 4 specialities (3 months each- gen...
  12. PortlandOregon

    Step 1 score 263 - AMA

    These threads helped me and so i thought I would share my experience, contribute my data, and try to answer any questions. I'm a 3rd-year at a top/middle tier US med school and went to an ivy league school for undergrad. UWA1: 256 CBSE paid for by school: 245 NBME 21: 240 (1 month out) NBME...
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    USMLE 2019 STEP 2 CK Experience!

    As we approach the end of 2019, I thought I'd share my experience with STEP 2CK. As someone who performed a tad below the national average on STEP 1, I felt I should share my experience to help and or encourage someone who may need it. So, here I go! I started studying for STEP 2CK on July 1st...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. D

    Firecracker Discount Code!!!

    I used Firecracker to prep for Step 1 and Step 2 and ended up getting a 265+ and 270+, respectively. It also was extremely useful in preparing for course exams throughout medical school. Firecracker was recently acquired by Wolters Kluwer, which also owns UpToDate. Between the huge Q-bank, tens...
  17. 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...
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    Sleep Research Study - NOT SURVEY - Compensation Provided - Silver Spring, MD

    Are you or someone you know a medical student, intern, resident, or board certified internist? We need your help to learn about how sleep deprivation affects physicians! Consider volunteering for this compensated sleep research study. For more information call 301-319-9287...
  19. Dr.jadi

    step 1 kaplan integrated qbank 2 months

    hey, just got done with my step1, let me know if anyone is interested in buying 2 months subscription of kaplan integrated qbank for 70$. Ps it also has one full length 8hr long simulation test.
  20. 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...
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  22. M

    USMLE step 1

    Good day, I know that most Filipino medical students who take the USMLE start taking the steps after completing the medical program in the Philippines. My question though, is for those who started the step before graduating. I see a lot of posts about having to take a semester off or taking...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. pathlologist

    Step 2 CS August 2019 Score Release

    Took CS in June in Atlanta, hoping for score this Wednesday. Just like everyone else, I made a lot of mistakes (missed diagnoses on maybe 2-4, forgot a couple of pertinent physical exam maneuvers, forgot counseling on a couple). Trying not to panic and remembering that I have a 95% chance of...
  26. J

    USMLE Step 2 CS study partner Gainesville Florida

    Hi everyone I am an IMG graduated from Egypt, I plan to take CS exam October 2019 in Huston and I need study partner (preferably live), I live in Gainesville FL.
  27. chomuballer

    Influenza vaccine (injection)

    So was just curious in uworld they have the injection vaccine for influenza as a subunit but everywhere else the vaccine is killed. Am I missing something here?
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    Step 2 CK Uworld

    Hi guys, I took my step 1 about 4 months ago and I scored a 240, I'm pretty happy with it. But I'm facing a massive challenge with CK, no matter what I do I cannot get my uworld score to improve, I am currently getting a 60% overall. I'm done with 34 blocks. Pretty devastated. Please lemme know...
  30. 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: https://mbsy.co/gz2sH
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    Free (Giving away) Firecracker Discount - over 50% off subscription!!!

    Firecracker is running a special - up to 54% off a subscription! I used FC to prep for Step 1 and ended up getting a 265+ on the exam. It also was extremely useful in preparing for course exams throughout medical school. Between the huge Q-bank, tens of thousands of flashcards, practice exams...
  32. N

    IMG pursuing Emergency Medicine Residency

    Hello, I'm an Indian IMG, currently in the penultimate year of my graduation, interested in pursuing residency in EM. I plan to give my steps next year and follow that up with electives. The problem is that as per 2018 statistics there were 2265 programs in EM and only 109 of them were given...
  33. M

    Anki Question...

    Is there anyone using Anki filtered decks with "hierarchical tags" as their primary study strategy instead of one or two large main Anki deck(s)? If so, a few questions: 1 -- What strategy have you found works best ? 2-- What tags did you add yourself ( i.e. subject, Uworld, FA) ? 3-- What...
  34. 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...
  35. M

    Do you read all of the RX qbank explanations

    Do most people read the sections of FA at the bottom of the explanation? I feel like it slows you down with diminishing returns. Wondering how others approach it.
  36. 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...
  37. K

    Match Chances?

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  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. Redbarron21

    New Jumbo Size MedGunner Deck!

    MedGunner Board Prep: The Card Game is a flashcard game that reviews high-yield board prep material for the USMLE Step 1 through use of mnemonics, groups study, and competition. We are pleased to announce an all new JUMBO size MedGunner Deck with a brand new look! Pick yours up now at...