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Study Skills, MCAT, USMLE, & NCLEX

A guide to KUMC resources for improving study skills, studying for the MCAT, USMLE step exams, and NCLEX

What are the NBME Subject Exams?

"The NBME provides subject examinations in the basic and clinical sciences for the purpose of assessing the educational achievement of individuals in specific subject areas. These examinations are provided to medical schools and other institutions with a legitimate interest in the education of physicians or other health professionals."

Description of Subject Examinations

Useful NBME Subject Exam Links

Shelf Exam Resources


"During exams, students look up for inspiration, down in desperation, and left and right for information"

 - Anonymous

"When reviewing your notes before an exam, the most important will be illegible."