What is Average IQ?

What is IQ?

The average IQ is 100, this data is based on multiple online surveys and meta-analysis studies. The average IQ is a range between 85 and 115. The majority of people score somewhere around 100, which is the median. A score that is one standard deviation above the median (85 to 115) is considered normal intelligence.
An IQ score is a comparison of how well a person performs on an intelligence test to how well the average person in the same age group performs on the same test.
A score above 140 puts you in the top 10 percent of the population; scores below 70 are considered evidence of a learning disability. Scores between 70 and 140 are average.

Acute Coronary Syndrome- High Yield Review for USMLE and COMPLEX

What is Acute Coronary Syndrome? Acute Coronary Syndrome, also known as ACS, refers to a combination of disorders. According to Emedicine it is ‘a spectrum of clinical presentations ranging from ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) to non–ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) or unstable angina.Of note approximately one million patients (about the population of Delaware) areContinue reading “Acute Coronary Syndrome- High Yield Review for USMLE and COMPLEX”

How Should my Lab Coat Fit?

How Should my Lab Coat Fit?

A lab coat should fit properly and be comfortable, this means it should not be too tight, that it restricts your movement or too small that it leaves parts of your skin exposed to germs and hazardous chemicals. A lab coat is especially important and although some see it as a fashion statement, the main purpose is for your protection, comfort, and identification.

How many USMLE steps are there?

The USMLE exam has three steps. This is comprised of USMLE STEP 1, STEP 2 Clinical Knowledge (USMLE CK) and USMLE STEP 3, which is necessary to become a fully licensed physician in most States. What is USMLE Step 1? USMLE Step 1 is the first of the series of three medical licensing exams. ItContinue reading “How many USMLE steps are there?”

ACROMEGALY

What is Acromegaly? Today we will discuss a unique disorder that has been around since ancient times- ‘Acromegaly’. This is a combination of ancient French and Greek words- Acro meaning extremity, tip, end or peak’ and “megaly” meaning an abnormal enlargement. Today in Medicine, Acromegaly refers to an abnormal growth of the body due to an overproduction of growth hormoneContinue reading “ACROMEGALY”

USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Exam Gone Forever?

Is the USMLE Step 2 CS exam really gone? Vanished? Done with? If you are asking yourself these questions, then yes, this is true. On Jan 26th 2021, the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) stated that the USMLE Step 2 CS exam will be discontinued PERMANENTLY!!!Continue reading “USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Exam Gone Forever?”

What are the types of USMLE Interviews?

What are the types of USMLE interviews? There are seven major types of interviews that may be encountered on your USMLE Interview journey, these can be categorized as: 1. Traditional/ One on One Interview 2. Blinded Interview 3. Panel Interview 4. Group Applicant Interview 5. Multiple Mini Interviews6. Virtual Video Interview7. Telephone Interview * BlendedContinue reading “What are the types of USMLE Interviews?”

How to be Unforgettable during your USMLE Interview?

The USMLE is a long and lonely process, filled with ‘ups and downs’ along the journey but you do not have to walk this path alone. We are here to help you. If you have been selected as an interview candidate then congratulations because you have made it this far and now it is yourContinue reading “How to be Unforgettable during your USMLE Interview?”

Is USMLE Stress worth it?

What is the USMLE? USMLE stands for the United States Medical Licensing Exam, this is a three-part exam, comprised of STEP 1, STEP 2-divided into Clinical Knowledge (STEP 2 CK) and Clinical Skills (STEP 2 CS) and finally the light at the end of the tunnel to become a fully licensed physician is USMLE STEPContinue reading “Is USMLE Stress worth it?”