MedSmarter Blog Roundup September 2019

Hot Blog Posts You May Have Missed

We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to bring you quality blog posts each week. Some have become hot topics among our readers. Here are a few cool posts written just for premeds, medical students and residents that we think you should check out.

10 Tips to Help You Score 525+ on Your MCAT Exam

10 Tips to Help You Score 525+ on Your MCAT Exam

One pre-med student we came across aced the MCAT with a score of 525 out of 528. This equates to a 99.9% score! He shares some tips with us on how to study for the MCAT. Our goal is to help you score 525+ on your exam.

2019 Summer Medical Internships for High School Students Who Want to Become Doctors

Children Destined to Become Doctors

Learn How to Become a Doctor After High School

2019 Summer Medical Internships for High School Students Who Want to Become Doctors

Are you a teen planning to pursue a career in medicine? There are summer research programs that offer medical internships for high school students. So, you can start preparing for your future as a doctor now, while still in school.

Akrit Pran Jaswal: Transforming a 7-Year-Old Boy into a Successful Surgeon

Akrit Pran Jaswal: Transforming a 7-Year-Old Boy into a Successful Surgeon

At the early age of just seven years old, Akrit Pran Jaswal proved to the world that he was indeed a medical genius. Even as a toddler, people who knew him understood he was destined for something great.

Learn How Foreign Medical Graduates and Doctors Can Practice in the US

Studies Show Future Doctors Should Start Prepping as Early as Age 7

Studies Show Future Doctors Should Start Prepping as Early as Age 7

Have you always dreamed of raising children that grow up to become doctors? Well, experts say you should start encouraging them to learn about the world of medicine at the age of seven.

Learn How Foreign Medical Graduates and Doctors Can Practice in the US

Diversity in Medicine

4 Black Women Doctors Who Broke Barriers and Made History

4 Black Women Doctors Who Broke Barriers and Made History

Experts are calling for more Black women to study medicine in the US. We’ve found four African American women doctors who absolutely kicked butt in their fields of study.

4 Black Women Doctors Who Broke Barriers and Made History

How Can Foreign Doctors and Medical Graduates Practice in the US?

How Can Foreign Medical Graduates and Doctors Practice in the US?

Many professions offer opportunities to travel and work abroad. The field of medicine is not necessarily one of them. For foreign medical graduates and doctors, the road is not always simple.

How Can Foreign Medical Graduates and Doctors Practice in the US?

MedSmarter Instructor & Student Advisor Dr. Marc Cray

America Needs More African American Physicians to Save Black Lives

Damon Tweedy published a memoir in 2015 entitled ‘Black Man in a White Coat’ he breaks down the medical profession, health and race from his point of view in a predominantly white industry.

America Needs More African American Physicians to Save Black Lives

Certification Success

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BLS Certification: American Heart Association CPR Study Guide

Are you preparing for the Basic Life Support Certification Exam? We created this study guide to help you with your BLS test prep. These are the CPR guidelines set by the American Heart Association (AHA).

BLS Certification: American Heart Association CPR Study Guide

Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest and Heart Failure

10 Tips for Passing Your ACLS Certification Exam

Damon Tweedy published a memoir in 2015 entitled ‘Black Man in a White Coat’ he breaks down the medical profession, health and race from his point of view in a predominantly white industry.

10 Tips for Passing Your ACLS Certification Exam

CPR for BLS and ACLS

8 Awesome Study & Review Tips to Help You Pass the ACLS Exam

You must get ACLS certification to provide healthcare in the US. If you want to practice medicine, it’s imperative that you study hard, so you pass the ACLS exam.

8 Awesome Study & Review Tips to Help You Pass the ACLS Exam

Top MedSmarter Video

VIDEO: Cardiac Cycle Part 1of 2 – USMLE Step 1

The attached Video is Part 1 (of 2) of the Cardiac Cycle Made Easy series by MedSmarter. We break down the Cardiac in simple terms in shorter videos so students can focus on the Educational Objective to get a deep understanding of the concept.

More Popular Posts for Pre-Meds, Med Students & Graduates by Category

Here are a few more blog posts that have been very popular with our readers. We divided them up into categories to help you zoom in on the topics that interest you most.

Clinical Rotations Resources

10 Mistakes Med Students Make During Clinical Rotations – No matter the profession, mistakes are bound to happen. We all make them. However, as a professional, you must try your hardest to avoid them. Even during clinical rotations for medical students, there are common mistakes you can avoid altogether.
Learn How to Get the Best Out of Your Clinical Rotations – After all the hours you’ve put into attending med school, it’s finally time to explore medicine outside the classroom. You’re ready to explore the adventures of working in healthcare environments. But how do you get the best out of your clinical rotations, so you become an awesome doctor someday?

General Resources

7 Signs You Need to Get Your Ego in Check Before You Ruin Your Medical Career – It’s hard for some people to stay humble knowing what they do is important in the world. That’s why doctors, lawyers and politicians are known for either being really nice, or being really cocky. As a med student, you must get your ego in check before you become a practicing physician.

The Life of a Medical Student: 10 Things Only You Understand – Many things medical students go through can’t be understood by other people. Only future doctors find joy in sitting in a lab full of cadavers and handling organs. They also enjoy the complex medical terms used in class that only medical professionals understand. This is the life a medical student.

Local Suwanee, GA Resources

The 4 Medical Schools in Georgia: Degree Programs, Tuition & Requirements – There are currently only four medical schools in Georgia. One is public, while the other three are private universities. Knowing what types of degree programs each one offers helps you decide which one is best for you. This article also provides information on their tuition and degree requirements.

Why Would a Medical Student Want to Live in Suwanee, Georgia? – Money magazine voted Suwanee, Georgia one of America’s Top 10 Best Places to Live. This is awesome news for medical students attending Emory, Morehouse, Augusta or Mercer University. Not everyone wants to live in the Big City of Atlanta.

USMLE Resources

Medical Student Tips: Prepare to Ace Your USMLE Step 1 Exam – The US Medical Boards is said to be one of the most challenging exams you’ll take as a med school student. You need effective prep if you want to ace your USMLE Step 1 exam, which covers topics related to basic sciences.

How to Ace the USMLE Step 2 CK Like an Expert – Dr. Syed N. Kamal, MD is a recent med school graduate. He’s also an instructor at MedSmarter in Suwanee, GA. Students enjoy his energetic, bubbly teaching style while learning how to ace the USMLE Step 2 CK. Get tips from Dr. Kamal.

Valuable Tips & Resources to Help You Ace the USMLE Step 2 CK – As a medical student, you know how important it is to pass the USMLEs if you want to practice medicine professionally in the United States. USMLE Step 2 CK (Clinical Knowledge) assesses your ability to work within a clinical setting while applying science knowledge.

USMLE Step 2 CS: Tips for Providing Patient Care in a Clinical Setting – If you dream of becoming a doctor, taking the USMLE Step 2 CS is your chance to show off your clinical skills. This 8-hour assessment tests your ability to provide patient care in a clinical setting.

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