Studying for the USMLE Step 1 Exam

Studying for the USMLE Step 1 Exam

The expectation to do well on the USMLE Step 1 exam is high. While you’ll likely do as much research as you can figuring out how to properly prepare, the best way to truly understand what taking it is like is by turning to a fellow classmate who has gone through the experience herself.

Ugo Udogwu, a fourth-year student applying into Orthopedic Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, remembers Step 1 well. She shares her studying process, as well as its ups and downs, with us.

Ready for Step 1? Get More than Just a Qbank

Ready for Step 1? Get More than Just a Qbank

Think Step 1 sounds scary? It doesn’t have to be. The right resource will help you navigate the topics at hand as well as equip you with what you need to succeed in the long run. 

AMBOSS is that resource, offering you a powerful combination of tools that includes a comprehensive Qbank, a cross-linked medical Knowledge Library, smart study aids, high-yield images, an interface that simulates exam day conditions and progress-tracking capabilities.

Cure Sometimes, Care Always: Reflections on Palliative Care

Cure Sometimes, Care Always: Reflections on Palliative Care

Medical school dedicates a lot of time preparing you for everything you will encounter as physician—even what you can’t anticipate.

Yet, just as there are many things in medicine for which there is a playbook, there are just as many things which can’t be scripted. Palliative care is one of those things. Fourth-year medical student Tim Dang shares his experience.

Meet the AMBOSS US Roadshow Team

Meet the AMBOSS US Roadshow Team

Your medical education is so much more than what happens in the classroom. Beyond the standardized tests and late-night cram sessions, it’s a time when meaningful relationships are made with physicians, students and even patients. With that in mind, we at AMBOSS have strived to take our support system beyond the digital space and dedicated study sessions with the AMBOSS US Roadshow Team.

Insider Tips For Nailing Your Residency Interview

Insider Tips For Nailing Your Residency Interview

What are program directors looking for in potential residents? There’s no question—they want to be wowed! To knock their socks off, you must go in with confidence and simply be yourself. Show them how you’ll be a good fit in their program and that your demeanor would perfectly suit all those patient encounters. Dr. Johanna Hase, who completed her internal medicine residency at NYU, shares her advice on nailing your interview and matching into the program of your dreams.

Learn More & Save Time In Medical School

Learn More & Save Time In Medical School

Did you know that our comprehensive Qbank is crosslinked with an extensive medical library? This means that every question within our Qbank directly corresponds with an integrated Learning Card, giving you the option to dive deeper into any medically-related topic. You’ll never have to leave our app to expand your knowledge – a feature no other medical learning resource offers. See how it works!