Category: Medical School

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Owning the Residency Training Process – You Get Out What You Put In

Owning the Residency Training Process – You Get Out What You Put In

Whether you matched your top choice or your #10 choice for residency, you will learn to appreciate several critical points that are vital to your ...
Becoming a Military Doctor: Weighing Your Options

Becoming a Military Doctor: Weighing Your Options

Military doctors are some of the bravest men and women in the world. Pursuing a medical profession in the military comes with sacrifice, but it ca ...
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 ...
Substance Abuse Within Medical Professionals

Substance Abuse Within Medical Professionals

There is a commonly held belief that physicians have one of the highest rates of alcoholism and substance abuse of any profession, but is it true? ...
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 ...
Tips on Filing Taxes for Medical Students and Residents

Tips on Filing Taxes for Medical Students and Residents

It’s tax season and that means medical students and residents are asking many questions about what is, and is not, deductible on their 2018 tax fi ...
Match Day: The Emotional Rollercoaster

Match Day: The Emotional Rollercoaster

There are Triple Threat Wrestling Matches, keyword matches, and even a book of matches, but if you are reading this chances are the Residency Matc ...
The Best Match Day Songs Feat. The Who, Rebecca Black, Linkin Park

The Best Match Day Songs Feat. The Who, Rebecca Black, Linkin Park

So you made it through med school. Between the endless studying, countless tests, and sleepless nights, your stress levels have been through the r ...
Resident Match: What if You Don’t Match?

Resident Match: What if You Don’t Match?

If everyone is running around celebrating and you got news that you didn't match to any resident programs you applied to, it is not the end of the ...
How to Stay Physically Active in Medical School

How to Stay Physically Active in Medical School

It’s the middle of the year. Let’s be real, you’re exhausted. There’s no vacation in sight…. almost no hope for the immediate future. If ...
Leadership Skills Prepare Med Students for the World

Leadership Skills Prepare Med Students for the World

Medical students are trained in the intricacies of patient care, chronic disease, infections, diagnosis skills, and much, much more. Leadership sk ...
Top 10 Things You Need in Medical School

Top 10 Things You Need in Medical School

It’s crazy to think that I finished my first year of medical school last year. As I’m well into my second year now, I’m taking a little time to re ...
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 ...
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