By Sean Martin One of the major rumors I’ve heard around campus lately surrounds the structure and scoring of COMLEX. Depending on the school you attend, you may have noticed that some students have a real grasp of what is going on and others seem to be a […]
With all the great apps available to help you study, how do you know which one(s) to choose? No worries, we’ve got you covered. Check out this great video review from First Aid team member, Jaysson Brooks. We include a grade for the app based on our Video […]
By Sarah Wesley Recently, a number of sources have raised the concern that match statistics were worse for IMGs this year, including particular alarmism about the few Family Med and Pediatric spots that went to IMGs and DOs. In particular, these sources have caused a great deal of […]
By Molly Lewis For patients diagnosed with acute pancreatitis, the Ranson criteria can be used to predict which patients will have poor outcomes. The criteria look at a patient’s lab values, etc., when they are admitted and then again 48 hours later.
We’re thrilled you like us! We’re working hard behind the scenes to give you more to like! If you haven’t already, check out the 2013 edition of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1, take a peek at our new Step 1 errata submission process (including a list of errata that […]
We love this video from: New York Medical College Class of 2016.
Dr. Tao Le will give a First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 talk at the Student National Medical Association’s 2013 Annual Medical Education Conference. Date: Friday, March 29, 2013 Time: 10am Place: Galt House, 140 North Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40202 For more information and to register, visit […]
By Luke Murray This post is part of a series called “Med School Done Right,” which will look at not just succeeding in medical school in the narrow terms of “getting good grades,” but at shaping the kind of experiences you want to have during these (usually) four […]
We love this video from the Feinberg School of Medicine! Why? Because he’s “got all these books, but I only read First Aid.”
By Walter Wiggins Are MCAT scores predictive of USMLE performance? This question strikes the minds of many medical students, particularly when trying to set performance goals for Step 1. I wondered the same thing when I was preparing for Step 1, and I was a little concerned because […]