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Advice from a 4th year medical student – an open letter to the incoming SMD 2022 class

With permission from the author, published below is an email from a 4th year medical student to the incoming first year class. By request the… (Read More)

Recommended Resource: How to use Picmonic and Osmosis Together

What is Osmosis?Osmosis is an efficient, enjoyable, and social way to learn. Access to Osmosis includes:• A comprehensive video library with access to over 800… (Read More)

A Near-Death Experience Motivates a Med School Journey

Meet BrittanWe met Brittan in Denver at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. We were fortunate enough to be able to spend the afternoon… (Read More)

Do You Really Need 4 Years of Picmonic in Med School? (Yeah, You Do.)

By Dr. Shehran Islam Many years ago, if someone were to tell me there was an opportunity to have a tutor help me in med… (Read More)

Studying for USMLE Step 1-Study Hacks to Pass

Everyone has idiosyncrasies and superstitions when it comes to studying, especially med students who have everything riding on the USMLE Step 1 exam. There’s that… (Read More)

How I Studied for Step 1

Wondering about the best way to use Picmonic in your Step 1 study schedule? Dehra McGuire, a student at University of Oklahoma College of Medicine… (Read More)

Seeking Acceptance when Applying to Medical School

As any medical school applicant knows, the MCAT is only the first step in a very long journey. Applying to medical school is dotted with… (Read More)

Staying Positive and Dealing with Medical School Stress

Keep up with Aimen’s journey as a first-year medical student by following her on Instagram @lil_waimen, where she’s always staying positive :)Hi, friends! Guess what?… (Read More)

Student to Student: How I Matched into Dermatology – At My TOP Choice!

Andres Garcia is a current M4 at McGovern Medical School in Houston. He matched into Dermatology – one of the most competitive specialties out there!… (Read More)

Student-to-Student: How I Matched into Internal Medicine at Albert Einstein

Nai Chien Yeat is a current M4 at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He matched into Internal Medicine at Albert Einstein’s Moses-Weiler…. (Read More)

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