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NBME Shelf Exam Practice Questions

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  • 150-400 NBME-Style Shelf Exam Practice Questions Per Subject
  • Topics Mapped to the NBME Blueprint
  • Written by Board-Certified Physicians
  • Designed To Integrate With Shelf Rotations
  • Performance Analytics & Real-Time National Benchmarking
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It’s our mission to help you pass USMLE NBME Shelf Exams the first time!

I utilized the TrueLearn Qbank to prepare for the CCSE and Step 2 CK exams. I believe it provided me with a solid way to test my knowledge base prior to continuing my review with out resources. I earned a very satisfactory score!

I was pleasantly surprised at the level of difficulty of the questions. I also enjoyed how they add new questions, periodically – even COVID-19 questions! That was amazing. I have already recommended TrueLearn to friends and colleagues. Don’t think about it, go for it, you’ll thank me that you did.

I started using TrueLearn during my first year of medical school. The explanations and style of questions have been spectacular in helping me prepare for BOARDS. I recommend TrueLearn for all M1 and M2 students!

Challenges medical students face when preparing for USMLE NBME Shelf Exams

Struggle with competing priorities

A big challenge medical students face to prepare for USMLE NBME Shelf Exams is competing priorities. Students struggle with ensuring they are studying the right materials at the most optimized time-frames while taking advantage of modern best-practices in learning science. With TrueLearn’s USMLE NBME Shelf Exams SmartBank, students can easily gauge and keep track of the content that needs the most improvement before exam day.

Leave insufficient time to prepare

One important piece of advice you may hear from doctors is that it is never too early to begin developing a daily study regimen. In doing so, students can optimize their time by setting aside even thirty minutes a day to tackle practice questions or review material to make the most impact. That is why we recommend leveraging your practice materials and question banks several months before your exam. This will allow you to most effectively retain the volume of information you’ll learn.

Fail to focus on weak areas of study

Many students use multiple question banks and complete several practice tests in the weeks or months leading up to the exam, resulting in confirmation of their current knowledge levels. Instead, students should immerse themselves in the right follow-up content to improve their weak points in the shortest time possible.

2021 Proven Outcomes

43,819

Number of Learners

In 2021, 43,819 learners used our platform to help prepare for their exams.

58,733,529

Number of Questions Taken

Learners took over 58 million questions within all our exam banks in 2021.

13.5%

Performance Improvement

Learners improved their exam bank performance an average of 13.5% within 2020-2021.

TrueLearn SmartBank: Not Just Another Question Bank

With SmartBank, you can create customized NBME practice exams that simulate the USMLE Shelf exams. Each question has explanations for correct and incorrect answers so you learn as you go. And real-time performance metrics predict how you’ll do on test day.

Practice Questions

150-400 NBME-style shelf exam practice questions per subject written by high-performing physicians and reviewed by faculty with specific expertise to ensure the questions match the format of the NBME Blueprint.

High-Quality Explanations

Rich answer explanations that fundamentally improve your understanding. We make it easy for you to see what you missed, understand why incorrect answers were wrong, and why the correct answer was the best choice. 

Custom Quizzes

Create customized quizzes around topics where you score low in a computer-simulated environment with USMLE Step 1 practice questions written in the same style you will encounter on test day.

Performance Dashboard

TrueLearn’s performance dashboard provides informative metrics on strengths and weaknesses in real-time, including category performance and benchmarking – quickly see where you stand compared to peers across the nation.  

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Exam Prep Just Got Smarter

Think you need a little extra study time around specific content? Narrow down questions by certain keywords to create customized quizzes around those topics. Quickly create a focused test to further your knowledge of any weak areas of study!

TrueLearn’s platform is enhanced with all of the features to help you reach your goals in medicine. With detailed score and percentile insights and real-time national average comparisons, you will know exactly where you stand amongst your peers.

Every day counts towards your studies. With text reminders of key topics sent directly to your phone, you can continue to re-expose yourself to key learning points on missed questions even on clinically busy days. These key insights are sent at specific intervals to enhance learning and long-term retention.

Take a deep dive into your specific individual testing habits and behaviors, seeing your average time per question and more with the SmartTips tool.

After reviewing your weaknesses and personalized performance, set your desired 3-number score and begin tracking your progress to help you achieve your highest level of success come exam day!

Backed By Science

Key principles of learning science we embed into our USMLE NBME Shelf Exams SmartBank to give you an advantage.

 

Retrieval Practice

Did you know that deliberately recalling information is more effective for long-term retention than other study methods? When testing using Timed mode in TrueLearn’s USMLE NBME Shelf Exams SmartBank, you can enhance your time management skills while improving your testing stamina!

Spaced Repetition

Reduce the forgetting curve when you incorporate spaced repetition into your learning! Make difficult concepts easier to remember by studying a topic in systematic intervals. Use TrueLearn’s graphs to track your performance and see how you improve from spaced repetition.

Testing Effect

Studies have shown that simulating the testing experience helped to increase learning and decrease testing anxieties. TrueLearn’s board style questions, testing interface, and timed environment will get you one step closer to feeling comfortable on test day.

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  • Written by Content Experts
  • Performance Analytics & Real-Time National Benchmarking
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  • 250+ Test Items
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