Blueprint Med School Blog (formerly Cram Fighter)

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

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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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How Do Blueprint Prep Customers Prepare for Shelf Exams?

We share our insights, including study planning stats, about how med students create Shelf exam study schedules. The Shelf exams are standardized subject-specific exams created by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME). These exams contain a wide range of questions that have been retired, or “shelved”, from previous USMLE exams. Some questions bear great

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Why You Should Become a Campus Hero for Cram Fighter

4 reasons to join our campus rep program and start helping your peers in med school handle Step 1 study planning. At Cram Fighter, our Campus Heroes Program allows medical students to become ambassadors for Cram Fighter at their campus. Over the course of our 7+ years providing board exam study planning software, we’ve consistently

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How to Manage Your Blueprint Prep Study Plan When Your Exam Date Is Unexpectedly Moved or Cancelled

We surveyed our network of Campus Heroes for advice about how students are reshaping their schedules in light of the uncertainty brought about by the pandemic. For second-year med students, coronavirus has thrown a major wrench into the works. Having closed down for more than a month, testing centers are now rescheduling board exams, and

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