Tag Archives: Board Exams

Step #3

It’s true what they say: the step 3 board exam is by far the easiest of all the board exams. While this is true, I wouldn’t recommend the historically repeated study schedule: 2 weeks for step 1, 2 days for step 2, and a number 2 pencil for step 3. You know this must have been […]

Board Exams….Part 2

I’m on day #7 of a 3 week stint of studying for the second board exam. You’re probably thinking, wait didn’t you already do this exam? Yup, already did it last year, and it’s that time again. There’s even one more board exam that has to be done prior to being able to practice medicine; […]

Phew! Half Way There.

I can finally say that I am halfway through medical school, and 1/3 of the way to being a licensed physician. Two days ago I took the grueling 7 hour long Step 1 Board exam, an exam that I hope to never ever have to study for or take again. I’m confident that I passed, […]

5 Days Down, 23 to Go

I have a monthly calendar hanging up nearby, with big beautiful blue X’s through each of the last 5 days. Underneath those blue sharpie lines are tiny notes of what I attempted to study for that day – renal, pharmacology, GI (gastrointestinal), anatomy, embryology, hematology, and oncology. That’s what I’ve reviewed so far, and it’s […]