I’ve been writing online here for over a decade. While none of the following should be construed as actual “medical advice,” this is a selection of some of the highest-yield posts about approaching medical school, the boards, residency, and young physician finance.

The Basic Sciences

Test-taking & USMLE

USMLE Step 1

Third-year and clinical clerkships

USMLE Step 2

Fourth year and the Match


Finance & Student Loans



If you have a question not answered in the above posts, feel free to ask it in the comments of the most relevant page or via email.