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USMLE Step 1 258 Review and Recommended Anki Settings – Dr. Nour Moh

Salam Alaykum, I am happy to share my step 1 experience here with you guys. If you are dedicated and currently planning to sit for your step 1 exam in a relatively short period, then this post is for you! Feel free to ask any questions. First advice, please start this dedicated journey by downloading […]

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Step 2CK Preparation and Experience

Agaist All Odds – Step 2 CK Exam Experience and Resources

Okay, the academic bit as I’ve been asked! Firstly, for those who left the exam thinking it went to hell and counted stupid mistakes: Idiotic mistakes: MANY!!!!! Hours of sleep before the exam: 2!!! You can do well with stupid mistakes and no sleep, you honestly can!!I forgot what an amoeba was; I forgot Nephritic […]

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Step 1 252 during the Pandemic – Dr. Mahmoud Bayomi

اللَّهُمَّ لَكَ الْحَمْدُ كَمَا يَنْبَغِي لِجَلالِ وَجْهِكَ وَعَظِيمِ سُلْطَانِكَ This is my step 1 experience. I will share the outline of my experience. I will not talk about timeline because everyone has his/her own pace and unique circumstances. For me I had a lot of obstacles that delayed me a lot like personal issues and […]

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245+ in Step 1 using a Weird Study Method

Weird study method: I made a really good friend in medical school and we decided to split the cost of UWorld. I made a schedule on Osmosis (could use Cramfighters too) and, for example, we would begin studying with Neurology for 5 days. Then after Neurology, we would go onto the next system which for […]

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Step 2CK Preparation and Experience

Step 2CK 271 Experience by Dr. Ayman Khaled

I started this journey 2 years ago, and here I am, almost done. Don’t waste your time, PLAN and ACT. Make mistakes, learn from your mistakes, that’s how it works. It’s DOABLE, very very very very very doable. Very doable. Please 😅.————————————————- So, Ayman Khaled, a medical student at Al Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt. […]

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Step 1 248 Prep and Exam Experience – Dr. Ayman Khaled

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم. الحمد لله رب العالمين. والصلاة والسلام على إمام المجاهدين ورحمة الله للعالمين وعلى آله وصحبه. والسلام علينا وعلى عباد الله الصالحين. And heeeeeeeere we go  It’s Ayman Khaled, a 5th-year med. student at Alazhar university, faculty of medicine in Cairo, Egypt. Started studying for Step 1 USMLE in August 2018 and took […]

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Step 2CK Preparation and Experience

Against All Odds – an Amazing Success Story in USMLE Step 2CK

Hey guys, some of you might know my story from Step 1 prep.So this is for the underdogs: the older students/doctors; the disabled; the non-US IMGs; and everyone in between. I did not finish school, I have no school-leaving qualifications (GED to the Americans ). The reason for this is that I contracted meningococcal meningitis […]

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Step 1 Experience of an Average Medical Student

For anyone who is STRESSED about step 1, their NBMEs, or just med school life in general; I hope this post finds you and gives you some reassurance. I’m a very average medical student at a very average medical school and spent each day I took an NBME during dedicated stressing over my score and […]

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Step 1 266 – Comprehensive Write-up

Target audience for this post I wish I had seen a post like this when I was starting step szn cause it would’ve relieved a lot of stress and anxiety. I hope it helps many of you out there. This post is for anyone who didn’t start Zanki/Lightyear/other decks from day 1 and never kept up […]

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Step 1 Preparation and Experience

178 –> 242 in Two Months (with Data) in Step 1

Hopefully this helps someone. Pre-Dedicated Courses My medical school has a 1.5 year P/F pre-clerkship curriculum that’s not Step-based Did pretty well in most courses (85+) except Anatomy (barely passed) Went to class every day except when I physically couldn’t Step Prep Did not use any Step decks; only used in-house Anki decks made by […]