Category: Medical School

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See the Big Picture: 5 Free COMLEX Sample Questions

See the Big Picture: 5 Free COMLEX Sample Questions

The Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) is known as the "big picture" medical exam; meaning, it's vague in providing ...
Advice for Medical Students: Will Residency Be Better Than School?

Advice for Medical Students: Will Residency Be Better Than School?

The slow slog through medical school can take its toll. Some believe it is nothing more than piles of books, too many cadavers and sleepless night ...
What are Medical Students Thankful For?

What are Medical Students Thankful For?

With all the pressures of medical school; the time constraints, the pressures to perform, stressful interviews for residency, and money-money-mone ...
Tips for Applying to a Residency Program as an International Medical Student

Tips for Applying to a Residency Program as an International Medical Student

It can be hard to navigate applying to a US Medical Residency if you are an international student. We've brought you five tips to help you get the ...
Interview with a Pathologist: “I’ve Performed Around 50 or so Autopsies”

Interview with a Pathologist: “I’ve Performed Around 50 or so Autopsies”

As the weather cools, the pumpkins and skeletons emerge from their storage boxes, death becomes a regular topic of discussion. But we wanted to le ...
8 Useful Medical Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals

8 Useful Medical Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals

Whether you are an aspiring physician or experienced in your specialty, we have no doubt that you are passionate about the medical industry. You k ...
9 things you must know before taking the USMLE Step 1 exam

9 things you must know before taking the USMLE Step 1 exam

The United States Medical Licensure Exam (USMLE) Step 1, commonly called “the Boards,” is a standardized test that assesses a med student’s abilit ...
Becoming A Doctor: Expectation vs. Reality

Becoming A Doctor: Expectation vs. Reality

Fans of Star Trek, the original series, may remember Dr. Leonard McCoy of the Starship Enterprise saying “Damn it, Jim, I’m a doctor, not a brickl ...
USMLE Step 3 Question Banks: UWorld vs. Kaplan vs. BoardVitals

USMLE Step 3 Question Banks: UWorld vs. Kaplan vs. BoardVitals

Are you preparing for your USMLE Step 3 Exam? The USMLE Step 3 exam had a 96% pass rate in 2016 among all test takers and thus, has become notorio ...
Finding A Job After Medical School

Finding A Job After Medical School

So, you've graduated from medical school - congratulations! Now you need to focus your efforts on finding a job - not just any job - but the right ...
How to Manage Stress When Working the Night Shift

How to Manage Stress When Working the Night Shift

Whether you are a medical resident or a nursing student, eventually you are going to have to work the night shift. Working overnights carries its ...
USMLE Step 2CK Question Banks: UWorld vs. Kaplan vs. BoardVitals

USMLE Step 2CK Question Banks: UWorld vs. Kaplan vs. BoardVitals

If your USMLE Step 2CK exam is coming up, you've come to the right place to figure out exactly how to review. To start, let's make sure we kno ...
USMLE Step 1 Question Banks: UWorld vs Kaplan vs BoardVitals

USMLE Step 1 Question Banks: UWorld vs Kaplan vs BoardVitals

Are you getting ready to take your USMLE Step 1 exam? We get asked all the time about how the BoardVitals Step 1 Question Bank compares to UWorld ...
VIDEO: Glycogen Storage Diseases Practice Question Explained Clearly

VIDEO: Glycogen Storage Diseases Practice Question Explained Clearly

How well do you know Glycogen Storage Diseases (GSD)? We've noticed this tends to be a difficult topic for our users that's why we've asked our pa ...
6 Best Study Snacks for Optimal Retention

6 Best Study Snacks for Optimal Retention

It’s finally summer and time to get outside in the warm sun, stick your toes in the sand, and run around like you’re a kid again. Oh wait, you have to ...
USMLE & COMLEX Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Practice Question, Video Explained

USMLE & COMLEX Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Practice Question, Video Explained

Getting ready for the USMLE Step 1 or the COMLEX Level 1? Since both exams are made up of 100's of questions and are both the first exam in 3-part ...
You know you’re in Medical School when….

You know you’re in Medical School when….

If you are in medical school you are probably bleary-eyed, exhausted and isolated from the outside world. You don’t know what the latest movies are, ...
How to Manage Being Married During Medical School

How to Manage Being Married During Medical School

If you are wondering how to handle being a married medical student or resident, all you have to do is scratch the surface of a Google search. Ther ...
Can You Answer These 4 Sample USMLE Step 2 Practice Questions?

Can You Answer These 4 Sample USMLE Step 2 Practice Questions?

If you're preparing for your USMLE Step 2 CK exam, you may be overwhelmed by all the topics you have to prepare for. It can feel like a small, vital s ...
Can You Answer These 4 USMLE Step 1 Practice Questions?

Can You Answer These 4 USMLE Step 1 Practice Questions?

The USMLE Step 1 Exam is the first board exam you take during medical school that is sponsored by the Federation of State Medical Boards and the N ...
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