Category: Medical School

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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 97% pass rate in 2017 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 [...]
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 [...]
Try Your Hand at 4 Sample USMLE Step 3 Practice Questions

Try Your Hand at 4 Sample USMLE Step 3 Practice Questions

You're rounding the third and final corner of your USMLE exam experience, and now is no time to let your guard down. The USMLE Step 3 exam is typicall [...]
Video Explanation of a Glycogen Storage Disease Practice Question

Video Explanation of a Glycogen Storage Disease Practice Question

Happy MedCram Monday! Today's MedCram Video Explanation comes from the BoardVitals USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1 banks.  If you are gearing up for o [...]
USMLE Step 3 Practice Question: Beta-Blockers Video Explanation

USMLE Step 3 Practice Question: Beta-Blockers Video Explanation

Gearing up for your USMLE Step 3 Exam? With an exam riddled with long, complicated questions and a short timer, practice is going to be your best bet [...]
Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Video Explanation

Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Video Explanation

Are you starting to prepare for your USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1 Exam? If so, you may have come across questions about Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. Luck [...]
7 Feelings of Getting Matched to a Residency Program

7 Feelings of Getting Matched to a Residency Program

After several gruelling years of medical school, thousands of you will finally get that long-awaited email containing your future: your Residency [...]
Corneal Reflex Practice Question with Video Explanation from BoardVitals & MedCram

Corneal Reflex Practice Question with Video Explanation from BoardVitals & MedCram

In case you missed it, we recently started a partnership with MedCram to bring you video explanations of board-style review questions. This video [...]
BoardVitals Partners With MedCram: Now Access Video Questions With Explanations

BoardVitals Partners With MedCram: Now Access Video Questions With Explanations

BoardVitals is excited to announce that we've partnered with MedCram to bring you something new. We pride ourselves on bringing you the most up-to [...]
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