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Conquering another mountain: how I studied for the USMLE Step 3 two-day soul-crushing anxiety-inducing omg-wtf exam

Conquering another mountain: how I studied for the USMLE Step 3 two-day soul-crushing anxiety-inducing omg-wtf exam

Posted on Apr 30, 2013 in Weblog | 3 comments

Update: Passed, and funny enough, scored higher than I did on both Step 1 and Step 2 CK! I just finished USMLE (the United States Medical Licensing Exam) Step 3, a 2-day-long ordeal spent answering questions about patient care. 500 multiple-choice questions pelted at me like paddles at a frat hazing party, each with clinical scenarios. I tore through...

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Consumed by the medical licensing exam (USMLE)

Consumed by the medical licensing exam (USMLE)

Posted on Apr 4, 2009 in Weblog | 0 comments

And so it begins again. Studying for the medical school licensing exam (the USMLE Step 1). Just like the MCAT (the photo on the left, in 2005), I have a huge huge stack of books to run through (the photo on the right, this time in 2009). This exam is a big, big factor in determining where I get to practice after medical school. It’s gratifying to...

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