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The Reward of Working and Being a Medical Student

It’s a known fact. Medical school can be challenging, but ultimately rewarding in the end. Every year of medical school has its own challenges and each year of learning builds from the previous

Jul 29, 2019 by Sivakumar Ravishankar


How to Osmose Through PA School

A physician assistant shares their perspective and tips on using Osmosis while attending PA school with two goals in mind.  Physician assistant (PA) students and medical students are more similar

Jul 24, 2019 by Drew Chapman

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Neurophobia, Let's Talk About It

Neurology has a reputation as one of the toughest medical specialties to master, but what does it mean to fear it? Four weeks into our twelve-week long neurology module, I had an unsettling reali

Jul 15, 2019 by Catherine Carragee

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A Day in the Life of a Dual Degree Program Student

Meet a graduate student tackling a masters and medical school simultaneously. Here is how they do it and what they find rewarding about it. I’m a medical student and graduate student in a s

Jul 11, 2019 by Rachel Bigley


5 Ways to Get Your Health Back on Track

Osmosis Health Coach, Ishan Dahal, shares some insights on maintaining your health and well being with 5 simple tips that you can implement today.Ishan Dahal is our Osmosis Health Coach and founder of

Jul 5, 2019 by Osmosis Team

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June Product Update

The Osmosis Product team has been designing, researching, and developing to improve your quizzing Osmosis experience, and we’re excited to share these product updates with you!Search UpdateFind

Jun 27, 2019 by Osmosis Team


What's a Mind Map?

Dr. Yifan Xiao, manager of the script writing team at Osmosis, explains how mind maps work. He also details the benefits of drawing schemas for difficult medical topics and turning them into memory pa

Jun 14, 2019 by Osmosis Team


Studying for Step 2 and Making the Transition to Clinicals

Studying for USMLE Step 2 or COMLEX Level 2 is similar, but can be fairly different than studying for USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level. Both require countless dedication and self-discipline. However, with

May 8, 2019 by Jordan Wohl


Our Sedentary Situation

For many of us this year, our home has become our work/study place and being in quarantine does not give us many options to get moving. On today's blog, medical student Daniel encourages and reminds u

May 8, 2019 by Daniel Brandley

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Overcoming Failure in Medical School

A medical student bravely shares her experiences struggling with—and ultimately overcoming—the intense test anxiety that caused her to fail her first year of medical school.I failed my fir

May 3, 2019 by Jennifer Woodard