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USMLE Step 1 Pass/Fail Reporting Changes

USMLE Step 1 Pass/Fail Reporting Changes

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the National Board of Medical Examiners® (NBME®), co-sponsors of the United States Medical Licen [...]
7 Ways to Survive Studying During the Holidays

7 Ways to Survive Studying During the Holidays

The holiday season is filled with endless activities that make it difficult to keep your eye on the prize. With all of the family dinners, friend [...]
Tips to Pass the Emergency Medicine Shelf Exam

Tips to Pass the Emergency Medicine Shelf Exam

The Emergency Medicine Shelf Exam, also known as the Emergency Medicine Advanced Clinical exam, is designed to evaluate your performance at the en [...]
Should Empathy Be a Factor in Medical School Admissions?

Should Empathy Be a Factor in Medical School Admissions?

You've earned a high GPA and you've hit your target scores on the MCAT. The medical school of your dreams should be almost a guarantee, right? But [...]
Choose the Right Online Test Banks for Your Goals

Choose the Right Online Test Banks for Your Goals

We all learn in different ways. Whether you prefer visual aids, or you excel with auditory lessons, it is important to play to your strengths duri [...]
Top 10 Medical School Scholarships to Apply to in 2020

Top 10 Medical School Scholarships to Apply to in 2020

There’s no way around it, medical school is expensive and unfortunately for medical students, the costs have been increasing over the past several [...]
Andrea Paul, MD: What I Wish I’d Known Before Starting Medical School

Andrea Paul, MD: What I Wish I’d Known Before Starting Medical School

If you’re staring down a path to becoming a doctor, there are many, probably too many, things to consider. I finished medical school and became a [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
An Interview with 2nd Year Surgical Resident James Park

An Interview with 2nd Year Surgical Resident James Park

  Whether you're considering medical school, well into your undergrad, or trying to nail down a specialty, it's always beneficial to hear [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Physicians’ Guide to Social Media

The Physicians’ Guide to Social Media

Social media is part of our lives. In fact, it’s so deeply woven into our daily existence that it can be difficult to determine where we end and our [...]
How Can Medical Schools Address Student Depression & Suicide?

How Can Medical Schools Address Student Depression & Suicide?

The rate of medical student depression in the US is 15-30% higher than that of the general population. The suicide rate among male physicians is 7 [...]
How Many Medical Students Struggle With Depression?

How Many Medical Students Struggle With Depression?

Medical students have 15-30% higher rates of depression than the general population and yet only 15-20% of those who suffer seek formal help. Are [...]
How to Adjust to Actually Earning Money

How to Adjust to Actually Earning Money

For the first time since you can remember you have money. For years you have been watching your friends get established in their careers, buying c [...]
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