Six Ways to Save on Med School and USMLE Resources with Cram Fighter

  • /Reviewed by: Amy Rontal, MD
  • Through our partnerships, Cram Fighter allows students to get free and discounted access to USMLE resources. Find out how you can save with Cram Fighter as you gear up for your exams.

    We’re always looking for ways to help students succeed in medical school, whether that’s by introducing requested features or by offering our customers deals on trusted resources. Cram Fighter has partnered with the test prep companies below to bring you discounted access to the resources you need (and some of them are totally free!). Read below to find out which resources you can start using, or which ones you may already have access to.

    USMLE Step 1 Resources

    Pastest (free)

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    Pastest is a USMLE Step 1 question bank that provides users with 2200 questions. Plus, Pastest provides ways to pinpoint your weak areas and track your progress. You can get one year of free access to Pastest here: No purchase of Cram Fighter is required. If you do choose to use Cram Fighter, you can add Pastest to your Cram Fighter study schedule and make a plan to complete this qbank and other USMLE resources.

    Pastest Logo Pastest provides stats that allow med students to pinpoint their weak areas and track their progress.

    McGraw-Hill Education (free)

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    We recently collaborated with McGraw-Hill Education, the makers of First Aid, to bring med students a webinar that covers proven tips and methods for getting the Step 1 score they want. You can watch the webinar for free online right now. Our presenter, Shane Mesko, MD/MBA, shares his approach to the USMLE Step 1 and explains how he achieved a score of 265.

    Shelf Exam Resources


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    People who subscribe to Cram Fighter for Shelf exams also get the following bonuses from Board Vitals: An exclusive PDF, “The Complete Guide to Medical Residency” A special BoardVitals 20% discount off any USMLE or Shelf Exam Question Bank A one-month free trial to BoardVitals Shelf Exam Question Banks, with free access to nearly 6,000 Shelf Exam practice questions Students can get these bonuses by subscribing to any Cram Fighter plan and creating a study schedule for one or more Shelf exams. We recommend our 12-month prepaid plan so that you can study for all of your Shelf exams during M3 and prepare for the USMLE Step 2 CK as well.

    USMLE Step 2 CK Resources



    Cram Fighter subscribers studying for the USMLE Step 2 CK also get a special discount on ExamGuru’s Question Bank for the USMLE Step 2 CK. ExamGuru provides 2600 questions that cover topics likely to be tested and also allows students to track their progress and compare their scores to their peers. For a complete list of features, check out


    If you have any questions about any of our partner offers, please reach out to us on live chat or send us an email at Best of luck in your studies from the whole Cram Fighter team!

    About the Author

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