USMLE Step 1 Lite is a High Yield USMLE Flashcards application based on the First Aid Book that uses the principle of Spaced Repetition to help students retain large amount of medical knowledge in their long term memory. Best USMLE Review App EVER!

This Lite Version of the App contains only the first 100 Flashcards from High Yield topics, structured in a similar fashion to the First Aid book. ***Upgrade to our USMLE Step 1 Pro for a full index of all 10,000+ Flashcards.***

All Topics Covered by This App:
Behavioral Science, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Immunology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Cardiovascular, Endocrine, Gastrointestinal, Hematology & Oncology, Musculoskeletal, Neurology, Psychiatry, Renal, Reproductive, Respiratory & Rapid Review.

What is Spaced Repetition?
Spaced repetition is a learning method that requires increasing intervals of time between periodic reviews of previously learned material in order to exploit the psychological spacing effect. Spaced repetition is commonly applied in contexts where a learner must acquire a large amount of knowledge and retain it indefinitely in memory such as when studying for a board exam or learning a second language.

We have heavily researched many learning studies done by famous authors such as Hermann Ebbinghaus, Sebastian Leitner(Leitner System), Paul Pimsleur, A.W. Melton, Thomas Landauer, Robert A. Bjork, C. A. Mace & H. F. Spitzer from which we extracted the best concepts to ultimately create this technology focused USMLE Step 1 App. Our brilliant team of developers built this proprietary piece of technology which keeps track of when a particular flashcard was reviewed, prompts users to review it again 1 day later, a week later(7 days) & a month later(28 days so 4 weeks). Spacing reviews in this manner insures each flashcard will be learned at least 4 times which almost guarantees the material will be retained in the memory forever.

Why learn in this manner?
Well, the famous study on human memory done by German psychologist Hermann Ebbinghaus describes that within the first 24 hours of learning we forget 50% - 80% of what was learned and without further review, by 30 days we remember merely 2% of the information. Based on these results, Ebbinghaus created his well-known Learning curve & Forgetting curve. According to Ebbinghaus, spaced repetition is the most important factor in order to retain what was learned. Periodic reviews (every 24 hour, week and month later) provide the needed spikes in memory to retain large amount of information as long term memory.

Awesome App Features:
● Timestamp based flashcard tracking – Know exactly when you reviewed a particular flashcard.
● Push Notifications – Once a day push notification at your usual study time to remind you to review your previously learned flashcards.
● Support for iPad and iPad Pro.
● Spaced Review Score – Instant updating score system based on spaced review target achieved or missed.
● Fast Navigation through Flashcards – Bookmark, Favorite & Scroll through 100s of flashcards with ease.
● Iconographic Review Reminders – Time based icon updates on every flashcard to remind users when to review a particular card.
... = Awaiting = Card will open in the future for review.
O = Open = Flashcard needs to be reviewed NOW.
X = Missed = Missed the 24hr window to review the card.
Check = Done = Successfully reviewed the card.

P.S. We are dedicated to making our technology and learning system as effective as possible, connect with us if you think we can do something to make it even better. We have put a great deal of effort into making this a reality and look forward to all feedback so we can constantly build top quality educational Apps.

Additional Info

What's New

Version 1.1

-Added Support for iPad and iPad Pro.
-Added Push Notifications for Review Reminders.
-Refreshed content and minor cosmetic changes.

Ratings and Reviews

Awesome App at Every Level!!!


Best USMLE App ever with a lot of questions. Structured like First Aid and love way i am requred to see the same questions again several time. Similar to ANKI but without having to think about it and perfectly organized material which is what i hated about ANKI that i would have to manually enter in info. So VERY HAPPY with this. Will UPGRADE!!!


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5.9 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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