USMLE Step 1 is the first of three examinations that are part of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). It is a one-day, eight-hour examination that assesses whether medical school students or graduates understand and can apply important concepts of the basic medical sciences to the practice of medicine. The exam consists of seven 60-minute blocks containing a total of no more than 40 questions each. Step 1 plays an important role in determining whether a student will be accepted into a residency program upon graduation from medical school.
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He moved to the USA after finishing medical school and became part of the research team at the University of Chicago and then Northwestern University.
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Step 1 consists of a single-day, eight hour, computer-based multiple choice question test divided into seven sections and totaling up to 280 questions. Each section has an allotted hour with an average of one minute and thirty seconds to answer each question. Test takers are allowed 45 minutes total for personal breaks during the duration of the test should they need it. If a student finishes any section before their allotted time, they can add that time to their personal break time instead.
It is important to prepare for the test by bringing soft foam earplugs into the examination room. Possession of bags, electronics, phones, and jackets is not permitted. Ensure you clarify the exam room instructions with the monitor before entering.
The Step 1 is an important part of the medical licensing process, testing a student’s knowledge in seven areas of medicine.
Topics covered on the exam include Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Renal, Reproductive, Gastrointestinal, Endocrine, Hem/Onc, Musculoskeletal & Connective tissue, Dermatology, Neurology, Psychiatry, General Pathology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, Histology and Embryology.
Questions on the Step one exam range from basic science principles to clinical application and are designed to assess whether medical school students or graduates understand and can apply important concepts of the basic medical sciences to the practice of medicine.
A passing score on this exam is essential for entry into most residency programs in the US.
Preparing for the USMLE Step one exam can be a daunting task. It is important to use all of the resources available to you in order to ensure that you are adequately prepared for the test. The first step in preparing for the USMLE Step 1 exam is to become familiar with the content and format of the exam. Once you have a basic understanding of what topics will be tested, it is important to develop a study plan and stick to it. Consider developing a timeline with specific goals and milestones that you want to reach during your preparation period.
Differential Diagnosis has a specially designed course for medical students studying for the USMLE Step one exams, we include over 5,000 practice questions and answers, video tutorials, detailed explanations of difficult concepts, and more. All of these materials can help supplement your preparations and make sure that you are completely ready on test day. You can also learn from expert doctors at our onsite location.
Finally, make sure to get plenty of rest leading up to your exam date so that you can perform at your best when taking the exam. you can to learn more about USMLE Here.. Good luck!
Any medical student, medical graduate or practicing physician who is planning to take USMLE step-1, can take this course.
Our course is a 3-weeks quick revision program for the students who are planning to take their exam in 1-2 months.
The course is taught by an Internal Medicine Board Certified Physician and his team.
Yes, if you are taking onsite classes then you will get printed copy of the books.
But, if you are planning to take the course online, you will get pdf copy of the books as soon as you register for the course.
Yes, we meet one-on-one with our On-site and Online students and make individualized study plan for everyone.
Currently we are not offering any payment plans.
We will give 100 % refund, only if you decide to leave within first 3 days of joining. If you decide to withdraw within a week, you will get 70% refund. After that, there will be no refund.
If you didn’t pass the USMLE Step 1 exam on your first attempt, it is possible to retake it. However, there are some important points to consider before attempting a retake. Firstly, you must wait at least 90 days before retaking the exam. Additionally, some residency programs may require a higher score than what you achieved on your first attempt in order to be considered for a position.
Yes, we do offer 100 % passing guarantee (Based on instructor evaluation of your NBME score).
You will be required to submit an application for a new exam date through the USMLE website. You must provide documentation of any circumstances that would justify the request and review any applicable fees before submitting your request. Depending on availability, you may be able to schedule a new test date up to six months in advance.
To pass this exam, you need a score of at least 70%. However, to be eligible for most residencies, you’ll need a score closer to the 90%
The test registration fee alone is $940 for step one exam, and if you need to extend your eligibility, there’s an additional $80 fee.