To assist you with your academic goals as well as your transition to medical school and clinical experiences, please find below evidenced-based instructional guides, videos, worksheets, resources, tips from peers, and more!

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M1 Learning and Study Resources

The M1 Learning and Study Resources will assist you with the transition to medical school and include high-utility learning strategies, techniques to enhance clinical thinking, tips for creating a study plan, methods of taking and using notes, test-taking strategies, and more.   

M2 Learning and Study Resources

The M2 Learning and Study Resources include strategies to strengthen your differential diagnosis, utilize study resources (e.g., question banks) effectively, and assist you with preparations for the Comprehensive Basic Science Exam.

M3 Learning and Study Resources

The M3 Learning and Study Resources include recommendations and resources for NBME specialty exams, strategies for studying during rotations, as well as study recommendations from peers. 

M4 Learning and Study Resources

The M4 Learning and Study Resources include tips for easing into residency, designing and presenting a research poster, and more. 

USMLE Step 1 Resources 

The USMLE Step 1 Resources include a comprehensive guide to preparing for success on the USMLE Step 1 exam, recorded interviews from your peers discussing their approach to the exam, strategies for developing an effective study plan, tools for creating a daily schedule, recommendations for the use of practice tests, as well student-shared plans and recommendations

USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills Resources

The USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills resources include a comprehensive guide to preparing for success on the USMLE Step 2 CK and CS exams, strategies for developing an effective study plan, tools for creating a daily schedule, links to study resources, a checklist for success, as well as well student-shared plans and recommendations.