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“Ask for Help (online)” with Sahil Mehta from MedSchoolCoach (plus bonus MedSchoolCoach minute: Why Try Virtual Tutoring?) | Best of the ITB Podcast

June 3, 2018

This is a "best of" episode of the ITB podcast, a rebroadcast of our with MedSchoolCoach founder, Sahil Mehta. We dissect a practice question related to urinary retention and cover what MSC does to help students prepare for their boards exams and medical school coursework. 

MedSchoolCoach Minute and offer for ITB listeners

In today's MedSchoolCoach minute we discuss the two types of students who benefit most from tutoring. Go to and use the offer code "ITB&MSC" when you sign up to take advantage of 10% off MSC's coaching and tutoring service. 

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

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Before August 15, 2018 purchase a 6-month or 12-month subscription to ITB's All-Audio Qbank using this link (or going to and clicking the "Premium Plans" tab) and we'll double the length of your subscription for free. The preclinical version of our All-Audio Qbank is powered by content from Lecturio and Osmosis. The clinical version is powered by OnlineMedEd. It's the perfect supplement to UWorld, Pathoma, First Aid, and Sketchy. 

Fake USMLE Question Contest

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Music: "The Last Garrison" Enter Shikari "The Mindsweep"  used with permission.