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Many medical schools offer protected study time for exams (see Krishan's related question below and the excellent responses from our panelists on how to best use this time). Schools may also offer other informal support, such as access to educational advisors, free textbooks via the library system, or student-organized study/review sessions. However, I'm curious what others think about whether medical schools have a responsibility to formally prepare students for standardized testing? What kinds of formal support do medical schools currently offer (e.g. paying for resources or training courses?) What are the benefits and tradeoffs of aligning curricula with standardized testing requirements?