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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the best way to use Dr Jamal's USMLE Notes?
    It entirely depends on how you study for your exam. We do recommend that you use Dr Jamal's notes just before you start solving question banks. Also, we recommend using Dr Jaml's notes within one week of going to your exam and this will be like a fast refresher.
  • How to get Dr Jamal's USMLE notes?
    Go to the "Notes" page, add any product you want to shopping cart and since they are free; you will not be asked for any credit card details. Once you submit your information, you will receive the notes by email immediately.
  • Soft copy or hard copy?
    All of our products are soft copies on pdf files. Hard copies will be more expensive for our USMLE takers
  • How will Dr Jamal's notes save me time?
    Dr Jamal's notes are made in a way to enhance you remembering the information you read. They are concise and not much extra padding text that will get you lost. If you read them before starting your journey in solving question banks, they will save you time as you go through the questions as you will be answering more correct and spend less time reading the full explanation
  • Do the notes cover all subjects?
    The notes are divided into sections but are mixed up within the sections. Those notes focus on the most questionned in USMLE exams and ideas that are more difficult to understand.
  • Who will benefit from Dr Jamal's notes?
    1) Anyone who wants to improve their score. 2) Anyone who wants to save time preparing for the exam 3) Anyone who has less time for preparing for question banks. 4) Anyone who has difficulty remembering information 5) Anyone who gets distracted by too much text in textbooks. 6) Last minute review 7) Anyone who wants to feel more confident solving question banks and don't want to be disappointed from wrong answers.
  • What are the resources used in those USMLE notes?
    Dr Jamal's notes contain high yield information from First aid, uworld, kaplan and NBMEs.
  • Why should I use Dr Jamal's notes?
    We know that there are a lot of resources out there, but we believe in quality and not quantity. USMLE exams are about knowing what you study and trying to understand what examiners need you to know. Our notes are formulated this way and will induce our students to think this way.
  • Do I have to pay for shipping?
    Our products are only digital and the notes are FREE for all
  • How do I know that those notes are right for me?
    We understand that students are frustrated with the resources to use for USMLE studying and thus we have included samples from our notes so that you can appreciate the method used in writing the notes. You can check them at
  • How many pages are the notes?
    Dr Jamal's USMLE step 1 notes are 53 pages. Dr Jamal's USMLE step 2 CK notes are 93 pages.
  • Are their any notes for Step 3?
    Unfortuantely, we haven't created designated step 3 notes. Yet, some of our customers have used Step 2 CK notes for Step 3 review as they are essentially same topics with a bit more of a twist and more into management.
  • Are their any notes for Step 2CS?
    Unfortuantely, we do not have any notes for Step 2CS but Dr Jamal publishes blogs articles every now and then about tips and tricks about the USMLE Step 2cs exam
  • How can I get access to the Step 1 Figure Library?
    Step 1 library of figures is FREE for all without any cost
  • What is the ultimate match guide?
    It is an A to Z guide on every process that you have to go through for the match. Instructions on how to write your personal statement, how to apply and choose your programs, how to improve your cv and many more ideas.
  • How can I improve my chances if I have a low step 1 score?
    You should do your best to get high scores in Step 2 CK and Step 3! Improving your CV is another way but still scores are important!
  • I have a lot of questions and I need help, what should I do?"
    Dr Jamal offers his phone services where he would call and create a plan for your studying and answer all your questions.
  • I don't know how to write a personal statement, any ideas?
    We offer services to proof read and edit your personal statement to improve your chances in matching. We will not write your personal statement as it has to be personal. We will give you ideas to improve it and modify it to look more professional and interesting to the reader.
  • I am frustrated and depresed from the match process?
    Don't worry, you are not the first who has been through this process. Dr Jamal can help you go through this process. Check our match services page.
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