Category: Study Tips

OB-GYN NBME Shelf Examination Resources

By Haley Masterson The difficulty of the OB-GYN shelf exam lies in the fact that it contains the most “new” material out of any shelf – after all, the Step 1 examination doesn’t so much as mention pre-eclampsia, and the pre-clinical curriculum at nearly every school is limited […]

Surviving Step 1: Post-test Waiting

By Walter Wiggins Congratulations! You’ve just taken Step 1. Or maybe you’re reading this post in advance of taking Step 1… Regardless, this is the attitude you should embody during the post-test waiting period. You’ve worked really hard to get to this point, so you should celebrate. Take […]

Surviving Step 1: Test-taking Strategies

By Walter Wiggins As you prepare for the USMLE Step 1, one of the things you should be doing every day is practice questions. I firmly believe in the importance of using a question bank, so I’m going to present my test-taking strategies with the assumption that you’re […]