How to Build an Osmosis Step 1 Study Schedule for 2020
Published on Jan 28, 2020. Updated on Sep 15, 2020.
The Osmosis Step 1 Study Schedule is one of the most powerful tools on the Osmosis platform. Set up a custom plan to tackle USMLE® Step 1 or COMLEX-USA® Level 1.
What is the Osmosis Step 1 Study Schedule?
The Osmosis Step 1 Study Schedule is a customizable tool that helps you stay on track as you prepare for classes and board exams. When setting up your Study Schedule for USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX-USA Level 1, you can customize:
Your exam date
What version of First Aid you’re using (2017, 2018, 2019—2020 coming soon)
The Basic Science topics you want to study first
The Organ Systems you want to study first
The end date for your review period of these topics
Which days of the week you plan to study on
What resources you plan to use
The Osmosis Step 1 Study Schedule doesn’t just include Osmosis videos, flashcards, practice questions, and High-Yield Notes. It aligns with all of your favorite resources, including First Aid, Pathoma, UWorld, SketchyMedical, and Picmonic.
Once you’ve set up your study schedule, it will automatically tell you what to review and when, maximizing your retention and recall of essential information you’ll need to know for your board exams.
How to access the Step 1 Study Schedule on Osmosis
You can access the Osmosis Step 1 Study Schedule in 3 simple steps:
1. Log into Osmosis Prime and click the hamburger menu on the top-left.
2. Click Study Schedule (or click Edit to add the Study Schedule to your menu if it’s not an available option yet).
3. Ta-da! Your Study Schedule tool is now available for use.
How to customize your Study Schedule on Osmosis
Osmosis learner Greg Wu, a third-year medical student at Ross University, put together this helpful video telling you how to customize your Step 1/Level 1 Study Schedule on Osmosis to fit your needs. Be sure to check out the Drag & Drop feature at 2:07!
Fun fact: Greg increased his predictive Step 1 score by 55 points using Osmosis. Learn more about that in his blog post!
What Osmosis learners are saying about the Step 1 Study Schedule
Many medical students are using the Osmosis Study Schedule to stay organized and make their studying more efficient for their classes and the USMLE® Step 1 or COMLEX-USA® Level 1.
The students featured in this video include:
Samir, a 3rd year at St. George's University
Amanda, a 2nd year at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Giuliano, a 2nd year at University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Onyx, a 1st year at San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
Paulina, a 2nd year at College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University
Nidhi, a 2nd year at George Washington University School of Medicine
James, a 2nd year at College of Osteopathic Medicine at Touro University Nevada
Kate, a 2nd year at College of Medicine and Life Sciences at University of Toledo
Better manage your studying and dedicated board review by creating an Osmosis Step 1 Study Schedule. Align everything on the Osmosis platform with your other favorite resources and study tools, including First Aid for the USMLE®. Save time studying for USMLE® Step 1 with First Aid page references right at your fingertips. Try it free today.
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