Category: Step 1 Advice

Express Video of the Week: Enzyme Kinetics

Sarina Bang leads you through an exploration of enzyme kinetics, including ways to differentiate reversible competitive inhibitors, irreversible competitive inhibitors, and noncompetitive inhibitors. She also helps you understand Michaelis-Menten kinetics and Lineweaver-Burk plots, as discussed in First Aid for the USMLE Step 1. Learn more about the USMLE-Rx […]

Annotation Nation

By Tim Durso One of the greatest challenges in studying for Step 1 is deciding what information is worth trying to remember. In an ideal world, you’d be able to memorize every bit of information you come across the first two years of med school, but if you […]

USMLE Exams: What is a good score?

By Edison Cano A commonly asked question among US graduates and International Medical Graduates (IMGs) is what is a good score on the USMLE exams? While we all agree that higher scores are better, there are wildly differing opinions amongst friends, classmates, and various internet resources. This question […]