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BoardVitals Pediatric Board Review Questions – Discount code

BoardVitals pediatric board review questions are now available through PBR at discounts or for FREE!

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BoardVitals Pediatric Board Review Questions LogoThrough Pediatrics Board Review, you can now get access to over >1000 pediatric board review questions (it's actually up to 1200!) at discounted rates or for free! BoardVitals is now a PBR affiliate and we are working together to provide you with study resources that you have asked for. Soon, PBR will also be able to help you with discounts on Exam Master pediatrics questions as well. Unfortunately, the AAP is not interested in working with PBR to help you on pricing.

In term of PBR's own board review questions, they are admittedly limited in number. BUT, I consider them to be CORE material that should be reviewed multiple times and not simply be used once for practice.

So, that means you still need at least 700 questions to use for PRACTICE. The American Academy of Pediatrics PREP® questions are often considered the “gold standard” for preparation, but Click Here And Continue Reading…

American Board of Pediatrics Pass Rates Revealed!

Jumping for JoyWhy 2012’s Pediatric Board Exam Results Were AMAZING!

Predicting the trend of the American Board of Pediatrics pass rates is tough. So, let me start by saying that I’M A LITTLE SHOCKED THAT I DID IT! In the Pediatrics Board Review article titled “Could the Pediatric Boards Pass Rate be 100% this Year?”, I discussed the possibility of having a dramatically improved overall pass rate for first-time test takers.

 Why? Two main reasons…

  1. In 2012, the American Board of Pediatrics changed how they score pediatricians on the boards!
  2. In 2012, the American Board of Pediatrics FINALLY switched from the old “scantron” or “fill in the bubble” test to a computerized system. Click Here And Continue Reading…

What Passing The Pediatric Boards Has Meant To Dr. Vincenzo

If Once You Don’t Succeed, Try 4 More Times?

Failed Pediatric Board ExamPassing the pediatric boards didn’t come easy to me. I’ve taken the pediatric boards 5 times. Most of us see the boards as just another step on the route to becoming a pediatrician. However, when you sit back and think about it, it’s amazing to realize how long that journey really is. You graduate medical school, finish your pediatric residency, and if you’re lucky you might even find the time to get married. Then you go into private practice or fellowship, and you take the boards. It’s such an established route that many of us consider the boards to be a simple inconvenience. We take it for granted that we will pass. Most of us do, but Click Here And Continue Reading…