Recap on Cram Fighter Season for Step 1

  • /Reviewed by: Amy Rontal, MD
  • If you’re done with Step 1, or are just about to be, read below to see what you and Cram Fighter have accomplished together during the past 6 months.

    For those who can say Step 1 is behind you: Congratulations!! We, at Cram Fighter, know how hard you worked and how much you deserve the summer! It’s time to catch-up on your sleep, binge on Netflix, and just chill for a bit. Give yourself a nice pat on the back, and enjoy this milestone!

    If you used Cram Fighter to help you stay on top of your studying, we can sincerely say that we are thrilled that you gave us the chance to be with you along the way. Cram Fighter got started to help our own CEO’s wife organize and conquer the boards. So, trust me when I say, helping other users succeed is our favorite part of the job!

    Over the past 6 months, through help messages and live chat, we helped 3,886 students. In each and every case, we were committed to finding the best solution to tackle specific bottlenecks, struggles, and requests, in the hopes that all users could dedicate their every minute to studying and studying only. According to our stats, students did!

    Cram Fighter users read 1,364,475 pages of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1, watched 126,336 hours of SketchyMedical and Pathoma, did 5,135,097 UWorld questions, and reviewed 1,518,921 Anki flashcards. Keep in mind that these are just the number one used resources in the main categories of book, lectures, qbank, and flashcards. If we looked broadly across ALL resources our customers used for Step 1 prep, it’s even more impressive. Over the past 6 months, our customers read a total 2,319,651 pages, watched 216,247 hours of lectures, did 7,370,939 questions, and reviewed 2,783,553 flashcards.

    By using Cram Fighter to conquer this massive amounts of studying, students saved 17,956 hours by creating 11,971 schedules and 14,860 hours by doing 29,721 automatic rebalances, and completed 2,117,513 tasks!!!

    If you’re in the group of happy Cram Fighter customers, you’ll also be thrilled to learn that, according to our data, students who used Cram Fighter often or on a daily basis outperform their peers on an average of 15 points on their board exams – Good job!! Based on our survey data, students who used Cram Fighter are also more likely to hit their target score.

    Enjoy the feeling the accomplishment, enjoy being done (at least for now), enjoy the summer! We look forward to having you back to prepare for the USMLE Step 2/COMLEX Level 2 and Shelf exams. Here’s to you!!

    About the Author

    Erica Forrette is the former Director of Marketing at Cram Fighter.