Category: Step 1 Advice

Pro Tips for Using USMLE-Rx

As a part of Medscape’s Best Practices series, First Aid senior editor, Dr. Tao Le, sat down with Neil Bhavsar to discuss recommendations on how to use USMLE-Rx when preparing for the USMLE Step 1. On when to begin using USMLE-Rx “USMLE-Rx works best if you use it longitudinally […]

So You Need to Reschedule USMLE Step 1

By Mark Ard [Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2014 and has been updated to incorporate procedural changes and fee increases.]   Every year, students schedule their USMLE Step 1 exam in high (anxiety-ridden) hopes that they will be able to coalesce and synthesize two years […]

The Path to 250

The Path to 250

Here is a recording of our recent webinar, The Path to 250, which took place on January 28, 2019. This high-yield talk from Dr. Tao Le, the series editor for First Aid, covers the basics of the USMLE Step 1, including: An overview of the boards Goal setting […]