The examples below are from some of the more heavily edited pages in the 2019 edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1. It is intended to give students a sense of the scope of some of the revisions made between 2018 and 2019.
USMLE-Rx is very proud to announce the second grand prize winner of the Rx Challenge! Thousands of med students from around the world have entered to see why the questions from Step 1 Qmax are rated so highly when it comes to item quality. During the Rx Challenge, […]
We hope that you’ve successfully survived Finals Week! To celebrate, we’re sharing a recording of our recent webinar, Secrets of the USMLE: Learning How to Dissect Any Question on Test Day, in which Dr. Tao Le and Dr. Dan Griffin show you how to approach Step 1 questions. […]
By Richard A. Giovane, MD “Beep Beep Beep” went the alarm on my phone. It was 7 AM and the weather in Grenada looked like a perfect summer day, although it was January and my body had not adjusted from the Canadian winter just yet. My roommate and […]
By Richard A. Giovane, M.D. Whether it is today or months down the road, everyone preparing to take the Step 1 board exam will one day wake up and realize that the test is only 2 weeks away! And, trust me, you need to be ready to handle the […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
By Ryan Nguyen Many osteopathic medical students at the beginning of their second year struggle to come up with a game-plan to prepare for the COMLEX Level 1 and USMLE Step 1. With a disturbing number of resources and study plans to choose from, how can students determine […]