Rohit Dubey

How do I prepare for the USMLE (The United States Medical Licensing Exam)?


by Rohit Dubey
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: How do I prepare for the USMLE (The United States Medical Licensing Exam)?

Lambodar Rout
Lambodar Rout
Verified Career Expert
Founder & Lead Career Counsellor @ Edunom.com
  • New Delhi

Career as a Doctor

The medical field is a very well-known and highly reputable career field. It is a very broad field having a lot of different areas related to medical science. By studying medical science, one can become any specific specialist like Cardiologist, Internal Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, Psychiatrist, Pathologist, Rheumatologist, Plastic Surgeon, Urologist, Pediatrician, Immunologist, Neurologist, Orthopedic Surgeon, Diagnostic Radiologist, Podiatrist,  Gastroenterologist and so on.

Being a doctor is a matter of proud as doctors are celebrated as Gods on Earth as they give people a new life. People often think that there is no big deal in becoming a doctor. But they aren’t aware of the reality that the job of a doctor is full of a lot of obstacles which a doctor is required to confront for becoming successful. A doctor is required to overcome all his/her fears; a doctor is required to adapt qualities like patience and tolerance; a doctor is required to learn to prioritize his/her patients over everyone else.

About Medical Career in the US

Every person dream of immense success in his/her life. Every person wants to lead a reputable life and dreams of leading rich and luxurious life. Everyone dreams of raising his/her living standards. Such dreams are very common as everyone wants to make his/her life full of luxuries and comforts. But due to increasing competition, such dreams often remain dreams.

A career in the medical field is one of the best ways to fulfill theses dreams. By becoming a doctor, one's dream of gaining respect in the society gets fulfilled in a just manner as everyone respect doctors the most. For getting fulfilled the dream of being rich, one has to struggle a lot. Even in the field of medical science, there is a lot of struggle. It takes a lot of time to become a successful doctor. But in US one can become a successful doctor in very short time.

 

 

 

 

The US is considered to be the best place for the purpose of becoming a high-class, rich and successful doctor. In the US, it doesn’t require much time to become a high paying doctor. Anyone who is highly skilled and who clears the USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Exam) can easily become a successful and rich doctor and can enjoy the high-standard life of US.

USMLE

USMLE is the United States Medical Licensing Exam. It is a medical entrance type exam for getting admission into medical studies in the US. It's quite different and difficult from other medical exams. It is a 3-step exam which aims at thoroughly assessing how well one can apply his/her skills, values, and attitudes to real life, patient-centered scenarios.

The Step 1 of USMLE includes a 1-day based computer exam which includes around 308 multiple-choice questions and spans 8 hours of testing, broken down into seven 1-hour blocks of 40 questions each. For clearing the Step 1 of USMLE, one is required to study thoroughly subjects like genetics, anatomy, behavioral science, nutrition, biochemistry, pharmacology, microbiology, pathology, physiology, psychiatry, biostatistics etc.

The Step 2 of USMLE includes 2 sub-steps, namely CK (Clinical Knowledge) and CS (Clinical Skills).

  • CK includes around 355 questions and spans 9 hours of testing, broken down into eight 1-hour blocks of about 45 questions each. For clearing CK, an examinee is required to study subjects like biostatistics, pediatrics, psychiatry, gynecology, obstetrics etc. in a detailed manner.  
  • CS is an examination held in the US It tests the real practical skills of the examinee. Under this exam, an examinee is brought face-to-face with ten simulated patients arranged by the examiners pretending to have specific complaints. The examinees are tested on the basis of their ability to rapidly assess the patients. For clearing CS, an examinee should see a lot of medical videos. One should also read a lot of medical books.

The Step-3 includes a 2-days based computerized examination with around 500 multiple-choice questions, as well as computer-based case simulations (CCS) which aim at assessing one's ability to evaluate history and physical exam information, order diagnostic tests, select initial therapies, and manage the patients. This exam is merely based on practical management. It is conducted in the US only.  For clearing this exam, an examinee is required to be a keen observer, an understanding person having qualities like patience and tolerance. For clearing this exam, one is required to read a lot of medical stuff. One should prepare from Kaplan videos and books as they are considered to be the best for cracking USMLE.

For further queries and related information, you can approach the Professional Experts at CareerGuide. Hope this will help you!

RE: How do I prepare for the USMLE (The United States Medical Licensing Exam)?

This topic is now closed. New replies are no longer allowed.
Latest Answers

Difference between sponsored and non sponsored candidate for admission in NPTI?

What is sponsored candidate meaning?   Sponsored Candidate means the candidate having minimum of two years of full time work experience counted a .. READ MORE

Minimum age limit to attend 10th class exam?

what is the minimum age for 10th class ?   As per the guidlines of central board of secondary education (CBSE) the minimum age to appear in the 1 .. READ MORE

How to become a doctor after completing BSc Nursing degree?

What are medical courses after BSc nursing Nursing One of the most well-respected vocations on the planet is that of a nurse. They play an essential .. READ MORE

List of Core Mechanical companies in Hyderabad?

1List Of mechanical Companies in hyderabad 2.     Robotics management canter 3.     Meter Cube Engineering 4.& .. READ MORE
Most Popular

Professional courses after 12th for Bio-Maths students?

Professional courses after 12th for Bio Maths students Best Courses after 12th bio maths : Biomaths Bio Maths are the finest combo because they open u .. READ MORE

What is the scope in doing economics hons and also the career jobs related to it?

Economics Honours Scope Economics (Hons.) has recently received a lot of traction among recruiters. Students with a bachelor's degree have several job .. READ MORE

How to become a doctor after completing BSc Nursing degree?

What are medical courses after BSc nursing Nursing One of the most well-respected vocations on the planet is that of a nurse. They play an essential .. READ MORE

What is the procedure to join Indian Navy after class 12th

How To JOIN INDIAN NAVY AFTER 12TH Candidates who want jobs in the Indian Navy must have passed the Matriculation Examination. It means these vacanci .. READ MORE
Caching Date: 12/3/2021 1:29:20 PM