Eżamijiet USMLE: miti, Fatti u Strateġiji għall Negħlbu Ħsarat

Kull student mediku li japplikaw għall-programmi ta 'residenza dreads l-idea ta' nuqqas l-eżami USMLE, jemmen theres ebda mod biex tegħleb dan in-nuqqas u għandhom jitqiesu għall-intervisti. Madankollu, mhuwiex verament l-aħħar tad-dinja, u hemm ħafna inti xorta tista 'tagħmel għas-suċċess USMLE.

Ejja jiddekowdja xi miti komuni dwar l-USMLE, u tħares lejn xi strateġiji għall-applikazzjonijiet ta 'residenza ma tentattivi multipli.

Miti USMLE komuni vs. il-verita

Hawnhekk huma koppja ta 'miti dwar eżamijiet USMLE:

  • Tentattivi USMLE - Hemm leġġenda wiesgħa li inti mhux se tikseb intervisti minn programmi residenza fil-U.S. ma 'tentattivi USMLE multipli. Many residency candidates believe this means the end of their medical career, before it even starts!

The fact is, many residency programs don’t care about failed attempts at the USMLE exams. Some may treat this as a fault, but even they might make an exception if you’re willing to put in extra effort on the rest of your application.

  • Old/International Graduates – Another common myth is that older medical graduates, especially International Medical Graduates or IMGs, cannot score well in the USMLE exams or get residency in any U.S. residency programs.

This is not entirely true, since there is no age limit for taking the exam. Madankollu, Old IMGs who graduated medical school outside of the U.S. more than 5 years back will not be considered for most residency programs in the country.

Applying for Residency with Multiple Attempts

Here are some strategies for applying with multiple USMLE attempts:

  1. Work Hard on Other Steps – Failing at one stage of an exam often means working harder at future stages to show your commitment. If you failed USMLE Step 1, for instance, the USMLE Step 2 CK/CS offers you the chance to show your abilities. Scoring very well at this stage could help you get residency.
  2. Check State Restrictions – In some states, you are only allowed a limited number of attempts at the USMLE exams. Make sure that you’re not applying for programs in states where your money and time will be wasted due to multiple attempts, and check this list carefully for compatible states.
  3. Check Program Restrictions – Along with checking whether there any attempt limits apply in each state, also check whether the residency program in question imposes its own limit for qualification. There are many programs that interview candidates with multiple attempts, so look for these instead.
  4. Tell Programs Your Story – If you’ve had a USMLE failure before passing, use this as an opportunity to show residency programs how you handle setbacks. Sharing the story in your Personal Statement proves that you can take responsibility for your mistakes and learn from them, which is important to programs.
  5. Build a Strong Application – Make sure that your Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) application, CV and Personal Statement are strong, well-written and error-free. Huma jeħtieġu wkoll li jkunu speċifiċi għall-ispeċjalità inti għażilt, ma Ittri reċenti ta 'Rakkomandazzjoni mill-esperjenza klinika tiegħek fil-U.S.
  6. Ħu l-Pass 3 exam - Tikkunsidra li tieħu l-Pass USMLE 3 eżami jekk għandek tentattivi multipli li jqajmu mistoqsijiet jew tħassib bi programmi ta 'residenza. Kun żgur li int kompletament lest għat-test, għalkemm. tentattivi multipli flimkien ma 'Stadju 3 nuqqas se jkunu agħar minn tentattivi USMLE multipli waħdu.

Kemm jekk int student internazzjonali jew U.S. gradwati medika, ma let yourself jsiru skoraġġuti minn nuqqas USMLE. Poġġi fl-isforz u l-istudju diffiċli biex tikseb punteġġ aħjar ħin li jmiss!

addizzjonali Referenzi:

http://blogs.askdoc-usmle.com/advice-for-the-old-img-taking-the-usmle/

http://blogs.askdoc-usmle.com/am-i-too-old-to-take-the-usmle/

Bio awtur:

Oriġinarjament mill Philadelphia, Eric Brown huwa residenti ta 'New York, fejn jaħdem bħala pazjent standardizzat (SP) and advises NYCSPREP with their Ħiliet kliniċi Kors. Bil-ħafna snin ta 'esperjenza u għarfien industrija fis-affarijiet kollha relatati SP-, huwa jgħin lill-istudenti ass eżamijiet CS tagħhom billi jissimulaw pazjenti se taħdem ma. Huwa wkoll tibqa 'aġġornata ma' l-aspettattivi, tendenzi, u l-iżviluppi fil-eżamijiet CS, biex jgħinu NYCSPREP iżommu kors attwali tagħhom. Fil-ħin liberu tiegħu, Eric jħobb tħollija billi jaraw baseball u jistgħu jinstabu fil-logħba meta l-Phillies (tim dar tiegħu) huma playing. Jekk għandek xi mistoqsijiet dwar eżamijiet CS standardizzati jew korsijiet fl NYCSPREP, email Eric fuq [email protected] jew żjara www.nycsprep.com.

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