What is USMLE, Step 1?

The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) is a professional three step exam conducted and sponsored by the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME). Doctors with graduate medical degree are required to pass this examination in order to practice medicine in the United States.

 

You have heard that DNB is equivalent in value to MD/MS, but there are a few differences between the two that you still don't know.

Here we have listed few advantages and disadvantages of opting for DNB over MD/MS.

While there is just 1 doctor for 1700 people in India, there's 1 for every 390 people in the US, 1 for every 230 in Russia and 1 for every 170 in Cuba. Even Syria has a better ratio than India at 1:700.

“Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail”. We are all aware of this phrase and we do make plans but sometimes we fail to follow them or sometimes the plans are a bit unrealistic. A doctor’s profession demands a lot of hard-work and dedication. Without a custom study plan, it is next to impossible to stay on track for AIIMS PG preparation. So here we have come up with a realistic plan worth following to crack the upcoming AIIMS PG.

But before that let us bring in light the benefits that you will adhere by taking up the study plan.

In this post, we will solve the common query of many aspirants on how to tackle the negative marks awarded for every wrong answer in MCQs.

Regarding the Negative Marking we all are aware of 1 trick to reduce it and that is 

Never try to mark an answer until you are very confident about it.”

To guess can negatively reduce your much valued marks even without your knowing. But Is that totally avoidable?