In this podcast, I interview people who have excelled in medical school, pre-med, and residency. We dive deep into their story, and I ask what they know now that they wish they would have known during pre-med, medical school, and residency. Their personal stories will inspire you, and their advice will help you dominate medical school, pre-med, and residency.
In this episode, I talk about the way I studied practice questions that helped me score in the 96th percentile on Step 1 and the 98th percentile on COMLEX Level 1. I talk about what pitfalls to avoid and tips and tricks that you can use to maximize your time tackling questions. I hope you find this episode helpful!
Dr. Ryan is the founder and creator of Boards and Beyond, one of the most popular study resources among medical students around the world. In this episode, we discuss the new pass/fail changes to Step 1, how that will impact how residencies view Step 2, the best way to use Boards and Beyond for Step 2 preparation, how to maximize third and fourth year, and more. Be sure to check out the Boards and Beyond website to view sample videos. Also follow us on our new Twitter account
Dr. Max Feinstein is a CA-1 Anesthesiology Resident in New York City. In this episode, we discuss how to prepare for third year and perform well, how to know what to look for in residency programs, and what makes certain residency programs the "best."
In this new series, I interview students who have scored over a 250 on Step 1. We discuss how they were to achieve these amazing scores in order to help first- and second-year medical students grapple with the challenge of getting the Step 1 score of their dreams.
How do you balance material from premade Anki decks with class material? What are common mistakes when using Anki? What are some useful Anki add-ons? This is Part 2 of my interview with Nick Flint, one of the creators of Anking. Check out the Anking YouTube channel for great tutorials on how to master Anki.
What is Anki? Why should medical students use Anki? How should new students start using Anki? Using pre-made decks vs. making your own cards. In this episode, I interview Nick Flint, one of the creators of AnKing. Check out the AnKing YouTube channel for tutorials on mastering Anki in medical school.
Dr. Jason Ryan is well known among medical students for being the creator of Boards & Beyond, one of the most comprehensive resources medical students use to prepare for their Step 1 board exam. In this episode, we discuss test-taking strategies, how to avoid distractions while preparing for Step 1, how to set up a study plan, and what to do if you don't get the score you want.
Dr. Jason Ryan is well known among medical students for being the creator of Boards and Beyond. In this interview, Dr. Ryan discusses his story creating B&B as well as gives advice for how to use this resource to prepare for USMLE Step 1 Exam. Be sure to check out the Boards & Beyond website and Dr. Ryan's sample videos!
Is competition healthy in medical school? At what point does competition become a bad thing? How do you be competitive and aggressive without coming off as a gunner? What is the difference between those who score high on tests in medical school and those who don't?
Student Doctor Nijat Aliyev shares his journey to a U.S. medical school as an international student from Azerbaijan. He gives his advice for international students who have a goal of attending a U.S. medical school.
Dr. Tommy Martin gives his advice for how to develop a strict schedule that will help you succeed and maximize your time in medical school. We also discuss how he studied in medical school and how he prepared for Step 1.
In this episode, I sit down with Dr. Ossareh while he tells about his experience getting his MBA in addition to his MD degree. He also gives advice for how to succeed in the 3rd and 4th years of medical school. Check out his book, A to Z of Medical School, on Amazon. Check out his YouTube channel called DocOssareh. It will be hard to top this interview in episodes to come!
In this Part 2 of a three-part series, I interview the resident physician, author, and YouTuber DocOssareh. He gives advice as to how to succeed during the first and second years of medical school as well as how to prepare for the USMLE Step 1 board exam.
In this very first episode, I interview the YouTuber, author, and resident physician DocOssareh. DocOssareh is now in a Neurology residency and has been publishing videos on Youtube since his pre-med years. In addition to getting an M.D. degree, he also took some time away from medical school to pursue a Masters in Business Administration. In this Part 1 episode, we discuss what led him to pursue a career medicine, tips for doing well in the pre-med years, how to decide if you should go into medicine, and how to be a competitive medical school applicant. In Part 2, we will discuss the first two years of medical school. In Part 3, we will discuss the last two years of medical school.
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