Cram Fighter Medical Student Blog

The blog for Cram Fighter, the study planner that gives you a plan to ace the USMLE and COMLEX.

How to Use Practice Tests in Your Step 1 Study Plan

We discuss using practice tests as part of your USMLE Step 1 prep, paying special attention to UWorld Self-Assessments.

Choosing the Right Resources for M3, Shelf Exams, and Step 2 CK

We follow up on our "How to Study for Shelf Exams" post with a closer look at M3 study resources for each clerkship and for shelf exams.

We interviewed Joselyn M., a member of the class of 2021 at VCOM, about how she changed her approach to studying in light of COVID-19.

How This Med Student Handles Studying for Step 2 CK and Level 2 CE While Staying at Home

We interviewed Joselyn M., a member of the class of 2021 at VCOM, about how she changed her approach to studying in light of COVID-19.

Tips for Creating an Effective Step 1 Study Plan

Need some advice for building a Step 1 study schedule? We’ve got you covered. Here’s a summary of some of the best study tips we’ve received over time.

Read part 2 of our interview with Tara Jamieson, musician and med student at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. In part 2, we asked Tara about her approach to studying at home.

How Medical Students Affected by Coronavirus Are Studying For Step 1 At Home: Tara Jamieson Interview Part 2

Read part 2 of our interview with Tara Jamieson, musician and med student at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. In part 2, we asked Tara about her approach to studying at home.

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