The Method to My Madness: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love USMLE Step 2 CK

Okay, so you now know my story (awful college student who climbed to the top of his medical school class by using odd but effective tactics); you know why the USMLE Step 2 CK should be treated as just as important as the USMLE Step 1 exam for residency (has greatest correlation with board pass rate); you understand the importance of making a schedule and sticking to it (because time is your most important resource); you know how to use UWorld correctly (Tutor, by section, taking one minute to do the questions then 2.5 minutes for review after every 10 – 15 questions completed); you know how spaced repetition can make even the biggest scholastic disasters into model medical students (because you retain information so well); and you even know how to train your brain into becoming a good test taker (through doing UWorld 1 minute per question, asking what you could have known to get an answer correct when you review, then going in super confident on NBME’s to ensure that exam-taking sixth sense is being fine-tuned correctly); but you want it all in one nicely edited piece.

Well, after the most epic run-on sentence in blog history (hopefully it served its purpose), I’m about to give it all to you. And I’ll even put it in bullet form!

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