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

With residency spots being so competitive I knew it was a good idea to take a board review program before taking Step 1, but I was really dreading sitting through more lectures. I was so happy to find The Institute for Medical Boards. Their cognitive learning styles helped me retain and understand a lot more information. It all paid off, I got a higher score than I even anticipated - 259 on USMLE.




Just a quick note to let you know I made it into the Orthopedic Surgery Residency I hoped to. Thank you again for helping me achieve the scores I needed to accomplish this. I will always be grateful for all the moral support and the extra things you did to see the success in all of us.




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