Blueprint Med School Blog (formerly Cram Fighter & Med School Tutors)

The blog for Blueprint Medical, supporting your MedEd journey with our exam study planner, tutoring, residency consulting, and advanced boards.

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Day in the Life of a Medical Student: Preclinicals

So, you’re starting medical school preclinicals. Those were the days! This is one of the periods of training that I look back upon fondly. On the long road of medical training, you rarely have the type of freedom you’ll find as a preclinical medical student. The sheer amount of independent study time and flexibility to

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How to Make the Best Out of Your Second Year in Med School

The second year of medical school continues your medical journey, but offers you more free time than the first year. As an MS2, you get a chance to be more involved in extracurriculars, and I encourage you to find interest groups that align with your career goals. Schools have groups dedicated to different specialties as

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Self-Care in Medical Education

Self-care is an individualized process of promoting one’s internal wellness. It  involves discovering one’s personal self-care activities, reducing stressors, maintaining realistic expectations and pursuing gratitude. We share four ways to implement self-care into busy experiences as a medical student or clinician. Many promote the same brand of self-care, which includes applying a face mask, eating

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Top 3 Reasons to Use Cram Fighter

Why thousands of medical students love Cram Fighter Over the years we’ve surveyed and interviewed hundreds of Cram Fighter users to see why they love using Cram Fighter. Based on our research, we present to you the Top 3 Reasons to Use Cram Fighter! 1. We’ve already done the work of dividing up the resources

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Cram Fighter Joins the Blueprint Test Prep Family

Cram Fighter and Blueprint are joining forces to better support you through your journey to the career of your dreams! We are excited to announce that Cram Fighter has joined the Blueprint Test Prep family! Cram Fighter was created with the goal of helping med school students achieve board exam success by helping them create

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How To Use Cram Fighter’s USMLE Sample Schedules

Every year, we post PDF and Excel sample study schedules for the boards. Here’s how you can use our sample schedules to create your own personalized study plan. If you’re building a study plan for your USMLE Step 1 exam, you know how daunting the process can be. Not only do you need to first

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Which Cram Fighter Plan Should I Choose?

We break down our most popular subscription options for med students studying for the boards. Because every medical student’s journey is different, we offer a variety of subscription options. Some people learn about Cram Fighter late in their exam prep timeline, so they need to purchase shorter-length plans, while others are lucky enough to learn

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How Cram Fighter Can Help You Supplement Your Coursework with Boards Tasks

Many students have described Cram Fighter as a lifesaver for dedicated study, but you can also use Cram Fighter to see relevant boards material while you’re still taking classes. Did you know that you can use Cram Fighter to schedule boards tasks for your courses? Lots of our customers have chosen to create M2 study

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