USMLE Step 1 Success Stories
Episode 12: A 256 – Letting Question Banks Dictate your Study Plans with Chizitam Ibezim

Episode 12: A 256 – Letting Question Banks Dictate your Study Plans with Chizitam Ibezim

July 25, 2019

In this episode we interview Chizitam Ibezim, a 4th year medical student from University of Missouri-Kansas City. Chizitam shares how he juggled course work and his method for determining which outside resources to invest time in. He completed 3 question banks and would use dive deep into concepts he routinely struggled with by returning to video resources like Pathoma and Physeo.

Episode 11: Juggling 3rd Year Rotations while Studying for Step 1 with Nimrah

Episode 11: Juggling 3rd Year Rotations while Studying for Step 1 with Nimrah

July 19, 2019

Being a third year medical student is grueling work. Needing to study for the USMLE step 1 is even harder. Nimrah explains how she worked long days in the clinic and would study for step 1 at night. And she didn’t read a single page of First Aid. How did she make it work? Staying focused on fundamentals with uWorld, Sketchy and Physeo.

Episode 10: A 260 USMLE and 880 COMLEX - Using DIT, Physeo and Pathoma with Greg Rodden

Episode 10: A 260 USMLE and 880 COMLEX - Using DIT, Physeo and Pathoma with Greg Rodden

July 11, 2019

Greg Rodden is a 1st year pediatrics resident at Dell Children's Hospital in Austin, Texas. He graduated from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, VA. In this interview, Greg detailed the study method he and his study group developed to learn and retain information from class lectures. Also, he explained how he scored off-the-charts, literally

Episode 9: A 258 - Leveraging Clinical Experiences and Volunteer Work with Kara Allen

Episode 9: A 258 - Leveraging Clinical Experiences and Volunteer Work with Kara Allen

July 4, 2019

In this episode, we talk to Kara Alan, a first year general surgery resident at Indiana University. She talks about her clinical experiences and volunteer work during her preclinical years really helped her study for courses and ultimately succeed on step 1.