Month: October 2017

Four Rules for Interviewing for Residency

So, you got the call (or email) to come in for an interview for a residency position. Congratulations! That means you have made it through the first two big steps in the screening process: the USMLE® score hurdle and the Application hurdle. You should be thrilled! The places you interview are the...


Dr. Mary Ruebush Discusses The Importance Of Learning From A Teacher

Throughout medical school, you’ve spent countless hours studying from textbooks and memorizing facts. Recalling facts from a textbook does not fully prepare you for life as a doctor. However, a live teacher is readily able to explain why you should care and which information will be genuinely...


Tax Reform and the Individual

When the personal income tax was signed into law in 1913, a mere half percent of the population filed an individual tax return. Today, nearly half the population files an individual tax return, and the personal income tax represents the largest source of revenue for the federal government. According...


Make Your USMLE® Step 2 CS Examination Feel Like Just Another Day at the Office

It is no secret that the USMLE® Step 2 CS examination is a critical milestone in the careers of many medical professionals, especially those seeking residency or licensure to practice in the United States. Current medical students, international medical graduates, and those returning to medicine...


How to Make the Medical Residency Matching Algorithm Work Best For You

While preparing for your Residency Match Day begins with the USMLE® exams, it is also important to understand how to rank order the right medical residency programs for you. With help from the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), we’ll explain exactly how the matching algorithm works and...


President Trump’s Tax Proposal

On September 27, 2017, President Trump revealed a tax plan that he and key Republican leaders in Congress have been working on.  The plan is entitled “United Framework For Fixing Our Broken Tax Code.” If enacted, the proposal would affect most tax paying Americans. However passage is uncertain,...


Dr. Steven Daugherty Reveals 10 Steps to Think Through a USMLE Question Like a Clinician

In order to excel in the USMLE exam, students must Think Like a Doctor and apply clinical thinking to each exam question. Becker faculty Dr. Steven R. Daugherty understands the underlying logic of the USMLE exam and is devoted to ensuring students’ success on test day. Through his personal...


New FASB ASU on Derivatives and Hedging

ASU No. 2017-12, Derivatives and Hedging (Topic 815) provides targeted improvements to accounting for hedging activities, rather than a complete overall.  The goal was to ease burdensome accounting rules for financial statement preparers, and make the presentation of hedge accounting information...