USMLE Step 1 Study: Best resources
USMLE is one of the most difficult exams and step 1 tests you meticulously for you basic science knowledge.
Step 1 exam is based on disciplines namely: Pathology, Physiology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry and nutrition, Anatomy and embryology, Histology, cell biology, Behavioral sciences, Immunology and genetics.
Uworld USMLE is basically the best known resource for preparing you for step 1 exam. It should be done thoroughly and not just the MCQ part , the reasoning section for answers is the most important resource in the website.
Boards and Beyond aka BnB videos are well rated by students and have been known to be helpful for the exams.
SketchyMicro and Pathoma are other 2 Gold resources. Pathoma videos are basic and quick review of basic the subjects.
And the Gold resource
First Aid USMLE: Not to forget , your journey isn’t complete without it. And this is the best resource you need to go through multiple revisions.
Various Flash cards- can be self made as well.
Mnemonics: Sketchy, Picmonic, Mullen memory
Others: Osmosis, Anki, Goljan Pathology
|First Aid for the USMLE Step 1||60.5|
|3.||Boards and Beyond||44.4|
|8.||Fundamentals of Pathology||25.6|
|12.||First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 1||4.9|
|16.||USMLE-Rx Express 2021||2.7|
|20.||USMLE Step 1 Lecture Notes: Anatomy|
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