Jess and Jenny give a basic introduction to the USMLE exams, geared more towards 1st and 2nd year med students who are less familiar with the standardized exam purgatory they will inevitably face. Ignorance is bliss, but knowledge is power (and cliches are under-utilized).
Jess and Jenny hash out the controversy over attending live lectures vs webcasting/podcasting. What’s best?
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Top 10 things to know before starting 3rd year clerkships — with Jess and Jenny.
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