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College of Osteopathic Medicine: COMSAE, COMLEX, COMAT, USMLE Resources ; Commercial Board Review Resources

This Resource Guide will help OMS1 and OMS2 students find helpful library resources

From the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) website:

USMLE Practice Exam Information

From the United States Medical Licensing Examination

  • Step1
  • Step 2 CK
  • Step 3
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Student-Recommended Commercial Resources

Firecracker - DO/MD review resource for clerkships, boards

SketchyMedical - A visual concept study tool, geared toward USMLE Step 1. Courses include :

  • Bacteria
  • Viruses
  • Fungi
  • Parasites
  • Autonomic Drugs
  • Cardiovascular and Renal
  • Blood and Inflammation
  • Smooth Muscle
  • GI & Endocrine
  • Neuro & Psych
  • Antimicrobials
  • Antineoplastics

Picmonic - visual nmenomic story-telling app, suitable for fact recall. Has content geared toward USMLE Step1 and Step 2. Has quizzes. Requires paid subscription.

Pixorize - uses visual stories with nmenonics for biochemistry, immunology, pharmacology, microbiology, neuroanatomy for USMLE Step 1. Requires paid subscription.

Commercial Board Review Resources


Offers USMLE Step 1 full length practice exams, review courses, questions and quizzes.


Offers USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK exams, and supplemental materials for Step 3.

Board Vitals - Includes question banks for USMLE Step 1, NBME shelf exams, Cardiology, Dermatology, ECG, Emergency Medicine, ENT, Family Medicine, GI, Internal Medicine, Neurology, OB-GYN, Pathology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology, Surgery.

Boards Bootcamp
Covers COMLEX Levels 1, 2 & 3.

Offers courses for COMLEX Levels 1, 2 & 3, and COMAT exams.

Dr. Najeeb Lectures
Video library of basic medical science lectures geared toward the USMLE Step 1 and COMLEX.

Kaplan Medical
Offers courses for USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 CK, USMLE Step 2 CS, USMLE Step 3 & COMLEX.

Offers online videos and prep material for pathology and the USMLE Step 1.

Offers courses for USMLE Steps 1, 2 (CK and CS) & 3.