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Kickstart your USMLE® Step 1 exam

Kickstart your USMLE© Step 1 Exam
February 20, 2020 |
Looking for a brand new and more efficient way to prepare for USMLE® Step 1? The adaptive learning Qbank personalizes your preparation for the Step 1 exam. With this Qbank, you can identify your knowledge gaps and address them all at once. The diagnostic pretest, adaptive learning Qbank, and full-length practice exam ensure that you [...]

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Adjusting to the pace of medical school

February 5, 2020 |
After the challenge of moving to New York by myself for college, I thought I was fully prepared for anything, including the transition to medical school. While I am ultimately fine, there were a few growing pains along the way. Adjusting to medical school is a different beast than college. Here are a few things [...]

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Start learning for USMLE® Step 1 with practice sets, practice exams, and more

January 29, 2020 |
Are you one of the numerous beta testers who registered for our adaptive learning Qbank? So, this is the right place to thank you all for this stunning feedback! We still are in the process of reviewing your suggestions and working to improve our QBank to make it the best learning tool to help reach [...]

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How-to: Preparing for USMLE® Step 1 in Europe

January 20, 2020 |
Preparation For medical students from Zurich like me, by the end of the 8th semester our curriculum will have covered all the preclinical subjects such as anatomy, histology, biostatistics and biochemistry as well as the clinical appearance and pathophysiology for most of the diseases from all the clinical specialties, which more or less corresponds to [...]

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5 Questions with Dr. Khurram Jamil

January 6, 2020 |
What is adaptive learning? Adaptive learning is a computer-based teaching system that adapts in real-time to the needs of each learner. The system typically uses formative assessment, which is a question-based teaching technique, to assess the current cognitive state of the learner. The Qbank constantly adjusts and readjusts the lesson content and teaching approach. Creating [...]

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The USMLE® Guide

December 1, 2019 |
The USMLE® (United States Medical Licensing Examination) is an examination required to be taken by all american medical students to become doctors as well as foreign medical students/doctors to practice medicine in the USA. The USMLE entails three STEP examinations testing applicants' knowledge through multiple-choice questions, clinical cases and patient care. This guide helps you [...]

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