Preparing for the USMLE Step 1 [includes a study plan + tips for success]

Today’s [flashback] inane image of the day:

Step 1 Necessities: Starbucks, First Aid, Laptop, Highlighter
Taking notes on questions I got wrong in UWorld with different colored pens to enhance memorization.
Back in my day [haha], I used one of the study rooms on a daily basis and would re-write things I needed to memorize on the whiteboard wall.

This past week I’ve had the pleasure of participating in a number of local AMWA at OUWB activities including a networking event and dinner with an Emergency Medicine doctor. Through these events, I’ve run into M2s that are in the midst of freaking out over the USMLE Step 1 exam. Since most of the entries on wrote with tips on studying for the exam were posted on Kaplan’s MedSchoolInsight, I decided to post an updated version that includes a study plan and tips for success.

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