Should You Prepare for Step 1 Before the Dedicated Study Period?

Bliss Chang - A fourth-year medical student at Harvard. He applied into Internal Medicine
March 28, 2020 |
In this article, we’ll explore whether preparing prior to the dedicated study period is beneficial and whether this is a potential path for you. The Value of Prepping for Step 1 Before Dedicated The Key Ingredient to a High Step 1 Score As a senior medical student who scored in the top percentile for Step [...]

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5 Questions with Jennifer Jing

5 Questions with Jennifer Jing
March 16, 2020 |
Can you tell us about yourself? My name is Jenn and I'm the product manager for Thieme | Area9 USMLE Step 1. I primarily work at the interface between the medical content and the adaptive product, ensuring that our high-quality Thieme content is leveraged efficiently by Area9's adaptive algorithm. I work with an international team [...]

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What does Pass/Fail Step 1 mean for you?

Bliss Chang - A fourth-year medical student at Harvard. He applied into Internal Medicine
March 2, 2020 |
On February 12, 2020, the USMLE Step 1 exam was announced to become pass/fail starting no earlier than January 2022. As you might imagine, there were outbursts of both joy and anger at this decision. But how does this impact you? Impact on Step 2 CK Value Let’s start with what purpose the Step 1 [...]

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