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  1. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    I want to know if there are ppl in this forum struggling between raising a kid (or kids), doing a program in school or working to put food on the table and also preparing for USMLE cuz I feel alone and need some encouragement. I started reading in January and i have not been able to finish the...
  2. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    I am finally in the position to write about my experience and feeling so happy that can write as an old graduate and a mom. In short: 1. Study materials: - HY gross anatomy - HY neuroanatomy - BRS behavioral + Kaplan lectures - Kaplan biochemistry + Kaplan lectures - BRS physiology + Kaplan...
  3. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    hi i am new to this forum 'i am married n my kid doesn let me study much i wana know if there are other people in same situation as i am how are they coping with this can they share about thier schedule and routine? i wana take exam in december and currently doing first read from kaplan i...
  4. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    Hi, I am new to this forum its my first post. I was very happy to see I passed the CS exam and I wanted to come out and share that. I only have the step 1 left to do. My story: I have two kids and new baby on the way and a Husband. I am from Hawaii and am doing clinical rotations. I did not...
  5. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Got my result today. I did it with my 4 months old baby. Special thanks to Heartbeat, Novobiocin and Zohaib for all their help. Exam was tough but if you prepare yourself with USMLE World, you are all set. Exam was all about UW.
  6. IMG Residency Match Forum
    well, of course, they are super important in my life but I dunno if I should talk about them in the statement. I guess PDs want to see my physician side and not my mom side...:notsure:
  7. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    hi, its my 1st ever post on here. i am writing because i am feeling sooo depressed. i have been studying with a baby for nearly 2 years on/off. - i did kaplan lecture notes (no videos) twice (once 1.5 yrs ago and once like 6-7 months back) - i read goljan (2 yrs ago, heard audio and annotated...
  8. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hi everyone, I am new to this forum, I would like to thank all of you who took time to share very interesting posts with other students. I graduated in 2008 , I started reading my 2006-2007 edition Kaplan lectures like 2 months ago , I have 2 kids with who it s hard to get continuous hours of...
  9. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hi Ladies, I'm a mom of a two years and a 10 month old baby, everyday for me is a struggle, it's so hard with the household, the cooking, and plus step 1, even now I'm writing and my girl is all over she wants to press the key boards with me looool ahhh any one told us before that being a mom is...
  10. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    Hey there, I am 95 graduate, from pakistan, I did my step 1 last year with just 80%, 196 score, I am preparing for step 2 now! Why I am thinking about my career now?? I spent all this time to take care of kids, I have so many doubts daily, that I should not even try, its going to be really hard...
  11. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hello everyone! Here's my first video on my step 1 preparation... My next video will be out in a few days about Kaplan. Don't forget to subscribe!!!!! XOXO, Laura
  12. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hello everyone! My name is Laura and I post on this forum all the time. I decided to start a blog about medical school and being a mom. If any of you are interested please subscribe. I will be posting a video about my step 1 preparation next week. Can't wait to have all of your support and hear...
  13. IMG/FMG Forum
    HI, I am a mommy with 2 kids and a full-time job. I have been preparing step 1 for a year, and right now can get 60% correction rate in pretest. I originally plan to take step 1 in Oct. or Nov. and then take step 2 in May and July, but ECFMG just informed me that my medical school missed one...
  14. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    I received my score last Wednesday but I haven't had a chance to sit and write the new thread. I have a pediatrics test on Friday so things are a little crazy. I'm writing this because all the 99ers write their experience and no one else does. I am very proud of my score for the following...
  15. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hi Everyone! I'm new to this forum but have gotten great advice from reading posts and I thank you all for that. I'm really in need of advice on how to proceed with taking the steps and landing an emergency medicine residency position in NYC. This is quite long and I thank you all who take the...
  16. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    Hi everyone, I took the CS exam yesterday in Chicago: I have some small worries; Peds case did not say SP name and she was angry women on phone and rushed me and i got confused and did not ask baby name in cns case did not do Romberg in another case SP say not one word and this i just say...
  17. IMG/FMG Forum
    I am going to study for step1 but I am confused :indifferent: I am an old IMG, graduated 6 years ago. Then I worked in a hospital for 2 years but since 4 years ago I am only a stay at home mom ! I think it is worth it to try my chance one time. But sometimes I think that I am too old (32 years)...
  18. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Dear friends, I am taking my step 2 ck in June 9th and CK July 9th. From what I read the CS results take longer and will be available around Sept. I have plans to apply for the match 2012. So, If I pass, do I still have chances to apply. ERAS is available in July to download, right? Another...
  19. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    So, I got my score today..., exactly on the 3rd Wednesday after taking the test: it's 226/97! I personally think I could have done better but I'm an "old" IMG and I'm pretty excited that I passed in the first attempt as I had some major drawbacks here and there. My background: Graduated over...
  20. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hello everybody! This might be an extremely stupid question but I'm going to ask anyway. I'm pregnant and will be taking step 1 next week. Anyway, as some of you can imagine it's not the most comfortable situation, especially sitting for hours in a chair and so on. Anybody done this before or...
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