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    Should I Enroll in a Prep Course For USMLE Step 1?

    By askdoc / March 9, 2012

    When I was trying to decide whether to take the USMLE or not way back in 2004, I pondered on whether I needed to attend a prep course or not? As an old Grad, I was at a loss on how to prep for this tough exam and enrolling in a prep course was very […]

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      Mastery, Know and Familiar applied to USMLE review.

      By askdoc / May 13, 2008

        Note: I wrote this sometime ago to help out somebody who was having difficulty in her review. It was posted in prep4usmle. It illustrates the use of the concept of Master, Know and familiar in preparing for the USMLE. This part is especially for gigiMD.                            Just like any diagnostic exam, our quick and dirty […]

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        Is the USMLE getting tougher every year?

        By askdoc / April 18, 2008

          We previously tackled one common myth about the USMLE. (See “Is the version of the USMLE for IMGs harder than for AMGs?” ) Now we will tackle another one. In order to answer this question we need to understand how the USMLE come up with questions to include in the USMLE. The USMLE states […]

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