Step 1

The first step to achieving your
best score for the residency
of your choice.

Step 2

From Wards to Boards.
Time to get your thoughts
back to theory.

Step 3

Hang in there - it is the last one.


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The Institute of Medical Boards

Many of our theories are based on the extremely effective model created in 1981 by Dr. Robert Blanc. Working from Dr. Blanc’s successful platform, which was initially launched at the University Of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC),  the faculty have become proficient at strategies that assist students in: mastering the ability to answer board-style questions correctly, improve study skills for long term memory, and enhance concentration which is essential for working on an eight or nine hour examination.

Through our experience, we have solidified the insight that passing the USMLE/COMLEX is not only based on the material students have learned in medical school, but there is a realm of other aspects that come into play when answering multiple choice questions.

To be effective on the board examinations, students need to master the necessary skills of interdisciplinary techniques that are beneficial to test-takers. Thus, we developed an incomparable strategy that assists students in utilizing their reasoning skills, knowledge base, and logical thought process when working board-style questions. This is truly the key to success.

In order to achieve top board scores, a thorough understanding of board-style question interpretation and thought processing is a must in preparation for USMLE/COMLEX. We teach both of these skills.

We are honored to offer you a program that continues to evolve, flourish, and to enable you, our student, to acquire abilities that will assist you in achieving your goals.

Success Stories

The Method taught me how to access the analytical part of my mind and not just how to regurgitate facts.



Peter from NYC

I say this for all medical students, IMG, FMG and/or US med students.  I struggled with my preparation for USMLE Step1.   I really did everything that I could possibly do to get ready for this exam. I spent thousands of dollars and in the end, I failed my exam a couple of times.  I was pretty close to giving up until I came across the Institute.  I honestly was skeptical about it but after seeing and experiencing "the method", I was very surprised.  In just a span of  a few weeks, my bank blocks went up 25% points.   I couldn't believe learning these techniques would prove to be the best investment I ever did in my medical career. With fervent dedication, I took the exam confidently and passed with no problems. I was extremely overjoyed. Nothing beats the feeling of seeing "224 Pass" on your score report.  I can now concentrate on Step 2 knowing that being a physician is still in my future. Thank you Edwena and faculty.  You are a gem to the medical community. If you feel like you have tried it all, you really haven't.




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