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USMLE Test Prep

As a medical student, deciding which test preparation service to use is easy. For most students, they decide between Kaplan and USMLEWORLD.

The hard part about the process is deciding which books to use to study for each section of the USMLE. Below is an (almost) complete list of resources.

 

Resources for Step 1 USMLE – click to read student reviews
 

COMPREHENSIVE

Pathophysiology for the Boards and Wards
medEssentials: High-Yield USMLE Step 1 Review (Kaplan Medessenitals for the USMLE Step 1
Kaplan Medical USMLE Examination Flashcards: The 200 "Most Likely Diagnosis" Questions You Will See on the Exam for Steps 2 & 3

Kaplan Medical USMLE Step 1 Qbook
Step-Up to USMLE Step 1
Step-Up to USMLE Step 1: A High-Yield, Systems-Based Review for the USMLE Step 1
Underground Clinical Vignettes Step 1 Bundle
Underground Clinical Vignettes Step 1: Pathophysiology II: GI, Neurology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology
Underground Clinical Vignettes Step 1: Pathophysiology I: Pulmonary, Ob/Gyn, ENT, Hem/Onc
Underground Clinical Vignettes Step 1: Pathophysiology III: CV, Dermatology, GU, Orthopedics, General Surgery, Peds
Underground Clinical Vignettes Step 1: Microbiology I: Virology, Immunology, Parasitology, Mycology
Underground Clinical Vignettes Step 1: Microbiology II: Bacteriology
Blueprints Q&A Step 1
Appleton & Lange Practice Tests for the USMLE Step 1    
Appleton & Lange Review for the USMLE Step 1  
Clinical Vignettes for the USMLE Step 1: PreTest Self-Assessment and Review

ANATOMY

Underground Clinical Vignettes Step 1: Anatomy 
USMLE Road Map: Gross Anatomy 
Rapid Review: Anatomy Reference Guide
Rapid Review Gross and Developmental Anatomy: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
 

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
Rapid Review Behavioral Science: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
Underground Clinical Vignettes Step 1: Behavioral Science

 

BIOCHEMISTRY
Underground Clinical Vignettes Step 1: Biochemistry 
Rapid Review Biochemistry: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

CELL BIOLOGY
Rapid Review Histology and Cell Biology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access 

 

EPIDEMIOLOGY AND BIOSTATISTICS
Appleton and Lange’s Review of Epidemiology and Biostatistics for the USMLE 
 

HISTOLOGY
Rapid Review Histology and Cell Biology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access 

 

LABORATORY MEDICINE
Rapid Review Laboratory Testing in Clinical Medicine: with STUDENT CONSULT Access 
 

MICROBIOLOGY
Blackwell’s Underground Clinical Vignettes: Microbiology, Volume 2, Step 1
Rapid Review Microbiology and Immunology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

NEUROLOGY
Rapid Review Neuroscience 

 

PATHOLOGY
USMLE Road Map Pathology 
Rapid Review Pathology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

 

PHARMACOLOGY
Kaplan Medical USMLE Pharmacology and Treatment Flashcards: The 200 Questions You’re Most Likely to See on the Exam For Steps 1, 2 & 3 
Underground Clinical Vignettes Step 1: Pharmacology
USMLE Road Map: Pharmacology
Rapid Review Pharmacology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

PHYSIOLOGY
USMLE Road Map: Physiology 
Rapid Review Physiology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access
 

As more resources become available, I will add them here.

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