vegangirl

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I was just wondering the difference, im aware that the USMLE doesnt contain the OMM, but i was curious as to if they contain the same amount of info such as 15% Biochem, 10% anatomy etc.
 

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No 'P' in COMLEX. Although the COMLEX is 'COMPLEX', but thats neither here nor there.

I do beleive that the COMLEX I is more clinically oriented than the USMLE Step 1, and COMLEX tests less Biochem, but I'm only an MS1 so others probably could give you a better answer.
 

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The other poster is correct about the COMLEX being more clinical. There is also less biochem on COMLEX and a ton of biochem AND molecular bio on the USMLE. There is more anatomy on COMLEX and some of these questions are tied into OMM questions. There also seems to be more micro on the COMLEX. You will find more graphs and charts on the USMLE. Both tests are quite different, but since COMLEX will be going computer based soon it will be interesting to see how the test changes.
 

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