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    Three Phases of USMLE Prep

    By askdoc / September 2, 2010

    Biggest Mistake in USMLE Prep One of the biggest mistakes people make in prepping for the USMLE is underestimating the time it takes to finish the prep. It seems a lot of people start their USMLE prep by opening a book and then start reading. They have no estimate on how fast they have to […]

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      Preparing for the USMLE Step 2 CS – Part I

      By askdoc / August 28, 2008

      For the past few months, I’ve written articles that deal with all the different Steps except for Step 2 CS. So this will cover preparations for Step 2 CS. Like most IMGs, I felt really anxious preparing for the Step 2 Clinical Skills. This was primarily due to the novelty of the examination method. (simulated […]

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        Concept of Mastery, Know and Familiar in USMLE content.

        By askdoc / May 12, 2008

        Note: I wrote and posted this sometime ago in prep4usmle.com. Since it is impossible to know everything there is to know about Medicine, one should prioritize what medical concepts should be retained. Another post talks about how this can be implemented. Thanks for reading my post and your kind comments. To continue. As we all […]

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          How we recall information and its impact in reviewing for USMLE.

          By askdoc / March 31, 2008

          The USMLE is the type of exam that tests not only your knowledge and mastery of medicine but also your ability to recall those facts. What you cannot recall, usually in the space of a minute or less, you do not know as far as the USMLE is concerned. 🙁 There are actually 4 types […]

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