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Apr 29, 2019

We feel the pressure to do well on each and every test where “just passing” is not even close to good enough. We’re judged by our MCAT scores and told which specialty to go into based on our Step 1 scores.

Reality? The art of medicine is NOT a test question.

Dr. Renee Rodriguez is a successful pediatric...

Apr 22, 2019

Dr. Emily Jacobs is a busy OBGYN resident + mom of a toddler who shares two of her most memorable cases.

One where she truly learns what it means to be a doctor and the other where she unexpectedly went from being the doctor to the patient in seconds! And this case went viral, covered by USA Today, ABC News, and...

Apr 15, 2019

Sometimes, it feels like all you have time for is your medical training as if your life completely revolves around your coursework and call schedule.

And often times, it does.

Schedules are determined by the rotation your own, upcoming exams, and that 'lovely' call schedule that interferes with your sleep.

(Wait, what...

Apr 8, 2019

Ready for round 2?

Ryan Louer is back! And he's here to share how he did it again. After scoring in the 260s on the USMLE Step 1, he did even *better on Step 2 CK.

Many people focus so much time and energy on Step 1 that Step 2 takes a back seat, but this daylong exam is a great opportunity to "seal the deal" or improve...

Apr 1, 2019

The USMLE Step 1 is unlike any other. Just when you overcame the MCAT, medical school brings a higher mountain to climb.

Step 1 is one of the most challenging exams you'll take in your medical training and, like the MCAT, is a critical component of your residency application.

Great, more stress...

There are MANY...