M1s and M2s: it’s a whole new academic year, a fresh start. Maybe you’re resolving to embark on that ambitious new study schedule. The library has some resources to help you stick to your new-academic-year resolutions. Before—or in addition to—shelling out for q-bank subscriptions to study for Step 1 (looking at you, Boards&Beyond, UWorld, et al), zhuzh up your study strategy with these q-banks you can access for free through the library.


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Board Vitals

  • Requires a free individual account
  • Format similar to UWorld
  • Access USMLE-style questions and comprehensive explanations
  • Apple and Android mobile app available


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MedOne Adaptive Learner: Step 1

  • Requires a free individual account
  • Compatible with mobile devices
  • Access thousands of questions divided by 11 USMLE disciplines
  • Designed to help identify misconceptions and gaps in knowledge based on user data and metacognitive prompts that ask users to rate how well they know material
  • One USMLE Step 1 Practice Test included



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LWW Health Library

  • Requires a free individual account
  • Quizzes based on textbook content organized by the following subjects: Anatomy, Bedside diagnosis, Behavioral science, Biochemistry, Embryology, Epidemiology, Human genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular biology, Neuroanatomy, Pharmacology, and Physiology

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First Aid eBook Collection

Our q-banks require authenticating as a Tufts user in addition to setting up a free individual account. If you have trouble getting started, we’re happy to help!


Post contributed by Christina Heinrich


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