Transition to Practice
Give med school grads at least 10 years to finish licensing exams
If there’s a time limit for passing licensing exams, it should be no less than 10 years and accommodate family or health challenges.
Kaplan USMLE Step 3 prep: What is the absolute risk reduction?
Prep with help from Kaplan Medical. The case: A drug ad explains use of its medication reduces transmission of the influenza virus. What is the absolute risk reduction to prevent transmission?
USMLE high-yield topics: In the eye of the beholder?
What material is going to be on your USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 exams? That’s one question with few guaranteed right answers.
Preparing for Medical School
Pre-med glossary guide
Get answers to frequently asked questions about medical school, the application process, the MCAT and more.
USMLE Step 3: Tips for balancing rotations with exam prep
Residents in a variety of specialties offer advice on what, when and how to study for your licensing exam during intern year.
Kaplan USMLE Step 3: 102-year-old with pneumonia refuses IV meds
Prep with help from Kaplan Medical. The case: A 102-year-old widower has pneumonia, but refuses IV medications and wants to go home. What is the next step?
Kaplan USMLE Step 3 prep: Woman with abdominal, pelvic pain
Prep with help from Kaplan Medical. The case: A 27-year-old woman complains of abdominal and pelvic pain. What is the best next step?