Academic Support and Career CounselingUSMLE & Resources

The Office of Academic Support and Career Counseling provides various academic support and USMLE handouts and resources including:

  • Strategies for learning in medical school
  • Step 1 and 2 CK/CS preparation
  • USMLE timelines
  • USMLE content outlines
  • Tips for creating a study plan
  • Example study plans
  • Practice test strategies
  • Strategies for mastering multiple choice questions
  • Content lecture slides

UTMB students have access to these resources through the SOM Academic Support and Career Advising Blackboard page.

Please contact Dr. Shields ( if you are having trouble accessing the Blackboard page.