USMLE 101 Podcast: Maximize your Step 1 score

Check out our three-part podcast series on how to maximize your USMLE Step 1 score.

This podcast is narrated by Yale School of Medicine graduate, Derek Kong, who scored an impressive 268 on the Step 1 exam. Derek is now an ENT/Head and Neck Surgery specialist at the renowned Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

This podcast series offers advice on the USMLE Step 1 exam format, structure, and registration, as well as Derek's top study strategies and test-taking tips.

Episode 1: Overview of the USMLE Step 1 Exam

In the first episode of this series, Derek offers a concise yet thorough overview of the USMLE Step 1 exam. He covers the importance of being familiar with the testing software, and the exam and question format in order to minimize uncertainty and maximize efficiency on test day.

Episode 2: Getting Ready for Test Day

In the second episode of this series, Derek focuses on setting a realistic, personalized study schedule for the exam. He covers his unique two-phased approach to revision preparation, and discusses the importance of becoming more familiar with the USMLE question format, including building endurance and simulating the exam environment.

Episode 3: Essential Study Techniques

In the final part of this 3 part podcast series, Derek discusses the importance of active vs passive study, and provides his essential study resources and techniques guaranteed to help you maximize your performance in the USMLE Step 1 exam.

We hope you find this podcast series informative! Hungry for more USMLE Step 1 exam insights? Why not check out our Ultimate Guide to the USMLE Step 1 Exam for everything you need to know about the exam.

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