Psych Part 1 – “Shrinking” Your Knowledge Gap (plus STATMed Lesson: Can You Learn Exam Strategy to Improve Your Scores?) | 2018 Study Smarter Series Episode 11

InsideTheBoards Study Smarter Series for the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX Level 1

This is part 1 of our high-yield psych episode for the 2018 series. Alex Iacono and Elizabeth Beeman dissect some questions courtesy of our friends at Osmosis.  

STATMed Lesson

In today’s STATMed lesson we discuss the question: can you improve your scores by focusing on learning test-taking strategy. Go to for a special offer on the STATMed Boards Workship only for ITB listeners. 

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