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An Apple laptop with the AMBOSS App open on it's screen. On the screen there is a dialog box with the text 'Welcome to the AMBOSS Step 1 Self-Assessment' written in it. On the right side of the image, overlayed over the laptop are two boxes underneath each other. The upper box shows an example score for the Self-assessment. The box beneath shows an example of High-yield topics this person should focus on based on their Self-assessment.

Over 20,000 medical students from over 180 schools across the US participated in each of this year's Step 1 and Step 2 CK Self-Assessment Weeks.

"The self-assessment helped me work on my timing and allowed me to practice reading the last line of a vignette first, a strategy that I ended up using on the real exam."

Zack Whiting
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Class of 2022

"The study recommendations helped me to identify topics that I should spend more time studying and instead turn them into some of my stronger subjects."

Craig Beavers
Oklahoma State University College of Medicine
Class of 2021

"The self-assessment really helped me narrow down which areas I needed to know and make my weaknesses into strengths. This tool has really boosted my confidence..."

Ashley Manson
Meharry Medical College
Class of 2022

"I thought this Step 1 assessment was fantastic...It helps to drive home and solidify the important concepts and how to differentiate the diagnosis."

Wayne
Chicago Medical School
Class of 2021

About AMBOSS Self-Assessments

AMBOSS Self-Assessments are practice versions of USMLE® Step and NBME® Shelf exams. They consist of four question blocks of 40 questions each, presented in the NBME®’s official timed format. At completion, takers receive a score prediction, performance analysis, and personal study recommendations.

"I loved this self-assessment. It really made you think, and it helped me to understand some of the different ways in which the material may be presented. It also helped me identify some of the areas I need to work on. Super great."

Amy, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Class of 2022

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Take a Self-Assessment

Get a feel for exam-day conditions with an accurate simulation of the NBME® interface.

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Receive a Full Score Report

Gauge your study progress with a predicted 3-digit score and performance breakdown.

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Adapt Your Study Plan

Course-correct by creating a study plan based on personal topic recommendations.

Get more than just a score

Go Beyond a Score Prediction

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Review completed blocks as you go

Explore the explanation and reasoning behind every completed question.

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Delve into your performance analysis

Get a breakdown of your strengths and weaknesses.

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Close remaining knowledge gaps

Study through the exam-day lead-up with topic recommendations based on your needs.

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