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Academic Resources

Third Year Clerkships

These are surveys collected by the class of 2008, to aid the class of 2009 in choosing their third year clerkships.

Medicine (PDF)

Ob/gyn (PDF)

Pediatrics (PDF)

Psychiatry (PDF)

Surgery (PDF)

USMLE Steps 1 & 2

Since the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) Step 1 score is one of the factors in the AΩA election process, members have typically performed well. Here are some useful links for information about the USMLE, study tips, exam experiences, and practice tests. . 

NBME — This site has two practice tests (not free) that are close to the real exam. Many students report that their scores on these tests correlate well with the actual exam.

USMLE — Use this site to register, schedule your exam, and check on USMLE policies.

USMLE World - excellent source of test questions for both the Step 1 & Step 2 tests with very thorough answers (not free but well worth the cost).

Prep4USMLE.com — This link has a myriad of exam experiences, study methods, etc. Prep4USMLE has a large discussion forum that can answer many of your pre-exam questions.

Med Student Amnesia (PDF) — an excellent high-yield review. Nobody knows who wrote it, but it has been floating around the country for some time now.

Advice for Step 2 CS (PDF) - an excellent document to read before going to your Step 2 CS exam; created by TUSM.

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