Most Popular USMLE Step 1 Resources

Wondering what the best Step 1 resources are as you choose which study materials to use for your USMLE Step 1 exam? We’ve compiled data from our customers who are taking the Step 1 exam. Below is a ranking of the most popular resources for the USMLE Step 1 on Cram Fighter. These aren't necessarily the best Step 1 study resources, but they should be a good starting point as you select USMLE resources for your exam.

You can use this chart to see how often Cram Fighter customers are adding certain Step 1 resources to their study plan compared to others, and learn which study resources are the most popular. For example, what’s the popularity of Amboss vs. USMLE-Rx? How often are customers adding Boards and Beyond vs. Kaplan? Which free Step 1 resources are our customers using? Find out in the chart below - it’s updated regularly based on our customer data.

Rank Title (all editions) % of students used
USMLE 2500+ QBank With Full Explanations %..
PRO USMLE 2500+ QBank With Full Explanations %..
1. First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 60.5
2. UWorld 55.6
3. Boards and Beyond 44.4
4. SketchyMicro 37.8
5. Pathoma 35.6
6. Anki 30.7
7. SketchyPharm 30.2
8. Fundamentals of Pathology 25.6
9. AMBOSS 17.1
10. SketchyPath 7.8
11. USMLE-Rx Qmax 7.3
12. First Aid Cases for the USMLE Step 1 4.9
13. SketchyBiochem 4.6
14. Osmosis 4.4
15. Kaplan Qbank 3.7
16. USMLE-Rx Express 2021 2.7
17. Dirty Medicine 2.4
18. SketchyPhysio 2.2
19. Physeo 2.2
20. USMLE Step 1 Lecture Notes: Anatomy 2.2