Some of our library resources cannot be accessed from off-campus via KSU Proxy and need a connection to the Kent State GlobalProtect VPN in order to use them, so here are directions on how to download and connect to the Kent State GlobalProtect VPN.
To download the Kent State GlobalProtect VPN on your computer:
To connect to the Kent State GlobalProtect VPN once it is installed:
Please note: Not all of the library resources and databases can be accessed via the Kent State GlobalProtect VPN. If you have trouble accessing other resources and databases, please disconnect the VPN first.
TO LOG IN: Go to https://www.sketchy.com. Click on "LOGIN" in the upper right corner. Click on "MEDICAL." Click "CONTINUE WITH YOUR SCHOOL" - DO NOT use Log In on the top of the screen. Use your Flashline credentials to log in. You should be in at this point.
AFTER REGISTERING, always use this link: Kent State - Boards & Beyond
To REGISTER, you must be on campus or using the Kent VPN. Please go to: https://kentlink.kent.edu/record=b5968747
Click on the link that says: Access is for College of Podiatric Medicine, ONLY. Users must follow instructions to establish an account. Carefully follow the directions. ACCESS CODE is located on that page.
Available for six months before the APMLE exam. Go to https://www.boardvitals.com Click the “Register” link in the upper right hand corner. You must use your Kent State email address to register and you will remain in Board Vitals for Part 2. Register with your name and Kent email, then create a password future use. IMPORTANT: Once you register, you will get TWO emails. One welcomes you and one is a CONFIRMATION EMAIL that you need to click to confirm your email address. THIS EMAIL OFTEN GOES TO THE JUNK or SPAM FOLDER. Once you confirm your email, you should see the APMLE Part 1 Question Bank.
Study Tools - Review Questions - Basic Science quiz banks and flashcards. PLEASE NOTE: Create your own FREE "MyAccess Profile" to take quizzes.
Gold Standard USMLE Step 1 Review - on Library iPods. iPods can be borrowed for one week.
The review series has two speeds. 1) Regular speed - 772 topics. 2) Fast speed - 29 topics.