Tag: medical school

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You Didn’t Match into Residency – Now What?

You Didn’t Match into Residency – Now What?

Every year, 4th year medical students wait anxiously for Match Week to find out if they matched into a residency program. This special week is a s [...]
Top Medical School Scholarships to Apply to in 2021

Top Medical School Scholarships to Apply to in 2021

There’s no way around it, medical school is expensive and unfortunately for medical students, the costs have been increasing over the past several [...]
What to Do if You Fail the USMLE® Step 1

What to Do if You Fail the USMLE® Step 1

While it may be disappointing to fail the USMLE® Step 1, the good news is that you are not alone. Failing the exam does not mean you won’t match i [...]
Failed Your Board Exam? Use BoardVitals As a Remedial Tool

Failed Your Board Exam? Use BoardVitals As a Remedial Tool

Failing to pass your board exam is stressful, scary, and discouraging. While you may feel disheartened at your test results, you are not alone. Ma [...]
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 [...]
USMLE Step 1 Pass/Fail Reporting Change: Top 5 Concerns from the Medical Community

USMLE Step 1 Pass/Fail Reporting Change: Top 5 Concerns from the Medical Community

The January 2022 USMLE Step 1 Pass/Fail score-reporting changes have sparked online debates across social media channels such as Twitter, Reddit, [...]
How I Chose Internal Medicine for My Residency Specialty

How I Chose Internal Medicine for My Residency Specialty

The further you get into your medical school journey, the higher the pressure gets for you to decide what specialty best fits you as an individual [...]
Coping with Coronavirus Medical Board Exam Cancellation Stress

Coping with Coronavirus Medical Board Exam Cancellation Stress

You’ve spent months preparing for your board exam. You’ve gone through countless practice questions and spent hours studying in anticipation of yo [...]
Online Distance Learning Tips During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Online Distance Learning Tips During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has left students scrambling, leading to canceled clinicals and closed college campuses. As online distance learning beco [...]
Doctors as Patients: What it’s Like on Both Sides

Doctors as Patients: What it’s Like on Both Sides

Two weeks after my ninth birthday, something was very wrong. My body was shedding pounds on my already skinny frame, I was urinating constantly, a [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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