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Everything you need to know about the USMLE Step 1 Exam

Careers and residencies

If you’re an aspiring physician, you will have heard about the USMLE Step 1 Exam - the first of three licensing exams required

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Mistakes to Avoid While Studying for the USMLE

Careers and residencies

To become a practicing physician in the U.S., you must pass the USMLE. That’s true whether you attend a school located in the U.S. or an international

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Time to Abandon Racial Categories in Medicine?

Careers and residencies

Newly minted doctors take the Hippocratic Oath pledging to “do no harm,” but what if the harm they cause results not from the failure to correctly app

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Time to Abandon Racial Categories in Medicine?

Careers and residencies

The seven-hour MCAT exam is considered by many to be the most difficult of all the graduate school entrance exams. About 60,000 students take it every

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To Be a Great Resident, Think Critically

Careers and residencies

What’s the best predictor of success in residency and beyond? The answer is critical thinking, according to a recent study. When researchers analyzed

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What to Do About a Low GPA

Student life

It’s the biggest fear of every pre-med student: doing everything you can to realize your dream of becoming a doctor, but being done in by a low GPA...

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What are the different types of surgical disciplines available in the medical field?

Careers and residencies

A career as a medical surgeon can offer high levels of professional and emotional satisfaction.

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The White Coat Ceremony in Medical Schools

Student life

The white coat ceremony is relatively new in the medical profession, having been created in 1993.

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Things you should know before becoming a medical student

Student life Careers and residencies

The life of a doctor is challenging yet highly rewarding and preparation for this role begins during medical school.

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