Brand New, Innovative Test Taking Strategy Section Added (2021)

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Course Description

Rahul begins with a fundamental approach to Test-Taking - distilling years of 1-on-1 tutoring into a series of high-yield lectures.

Newly added: USMLE Ethics, Physician Communication, PBLI, Patient Safety


Reflects: October/November 2020 Content Outline Changes

What you get with your paid subscription:


✅ Test Taking Mastery Course
✅ Four 90-minute lectures organized by organ system covering the entire Rapid Review section in the 2020 First Aid
✅ PDF handout of slides for following along and taking notes
✅ Biochemistry active-recall metabolism pathways
✅ Ethics, PBLI, Patient Safety, Physician Communication Module
✅ Pathoma Chapter 1-3 Active-Recall Review
✅ The Anki deck, organized by organ systems, is yours for the taking

HyGuru Step 1 USMLE Test Taking Strategies and Rapid Review Course

Top concepts to cover prior to test-day or if your practice exam score have plateaued...
Test Taking Strategies


Understand how to approach various question types and a block.

General Pathology


Active-recall, integrative review of concepts related to Ch. 1-3, Pathoma.

Organ Systems Rapid-Review


Review the Rapid Review section of First Aid in a succinct interactive manner.
Biochemistry


A high-yield ppt dedicated to metabolic pathways.

Ethics & Physician Communication

Lectures dedicated to reflect Oct/Nov 2020 changes by the USMLE.

Autonomic Pharmacology


Understand how these medications are tested.


100 Concepts in Gross Anatomy


Review USMLE MSK Concepts

How to use this course:


• Preview material and concepts prior to beginning an organ system
• Review after completing an organ system
• Cram during dedicated study prior to the exam


Course Curriculum

  HyGuru Test-Taking Strategy Masterclass - Think Like the Test Maker
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  Approaching A Question
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  How To Approach A Question Block on the USMLE
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  How To Approach A Multiple Question Blocks on The USMLE
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  Approaching Specific Types of Questions on the USMLE (+ Examples!)
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  Summary of the Test Taking Masterclass
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  USMLE Step 1 General Pathology Active Recall Review [Pathoma Ch 1-3]
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  HyGuru's 2020 Rapid Review Course- Lecture Handout
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  First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 (Rapid Review Section)
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  USMLE Ethics, PBLI, Patient Safety & Physician Communication
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  100 Concepts in Gross Anatomy for the USMLE Step 1
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  Autonomic Pharmacology for the USMLE Step 1
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  USMLE Step 1 Biochemistry & Metabolism Review
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  USMLE Step 1 — Metabolic and Genetic Syndromes
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Meet Your Instructor

Rahul Damania, MD


Dr. Rahul Damania, fiery and infectious, taught his first USMLE course while still in medical school and has accrued many teaching accolades since then. A born educator and motivator, Rahul continues to augment his educational portfolio through old-school hard work and an authentic pledge to his students' success. Currently a PICU fellow working about 80 hours per week, Rahul humbly recognizes that his credibility as a teacher is forever rooted in an enduring willingness to listen to and learn from his patients.


Rahul, who himself scored above the 90th percentile on Step I and II, has over 3000 hours of USMLE teaching experience. Students working with Rahul average a 20-point increase on their exam. This year alone, he has had multiple students who initially scored sub-200 experience an increase to 230+. He has held multiple comprehensive USMLE courses at top tier medical schools in the Midwest.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost?

$150 gets you all the lectures including bonus lectures on triads and biochemistry, MP3s, and lecture handouts. Anki deck organized by organ systems is free. Take it.



What if I have questions about the lectures?

We expect you might. Please don’t hesitate to write Rahul directly at [email protected] We also welcome feedback, bad or good. We are always looking to improve the way we prepare our students. Rahul also has great advice on time management and study tips.



What if I’m not satisfied?

This is an easy one. Money back guaranteed.


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