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App Review: PreTest Neurology USMLE Review

By Ravish Amin The Pretest Neurology USMLE Review App for iPhone has around 500 USMLE Step2 CK-focused questions following content from PreTest: Neurology, 7th edition. As with the Pretest series, the questions are multiple choice in vignette format along with matching high yield concepts. Both correct and incorrect […]

You Didn’t Match. Now What?

By Vamsi K. Kancherla Match week has arrived and the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has kicked it off with “Black Monday.” If you don’t match, you’ll need to make some important decisions. Let’s take a look at the reasons you may not have matched and what you […]

Surviving Step 1: Guide to Self-Assessments

By Walter Wiggins Self-assessments (or practice tests) can be extremely useful at pretty much any point in the process of studying for the USMLE. Before you start your focused study period, a self-assessment can provide a valuable baseline to guide you as you develop your study schedule (see […]