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AMBOSS offers two self-assessments every year

For Step 1 takers

The AMBOSS Step 1 Self-Assessment is a simulation of the USMLE® Step 1 exam. It takes place once a year, typically in February. 

You'll get a performance breakdown, plus a bonus three-digit score. The self-assessment has been updated to reflect the pass/fail format. 

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For Step 2 CK takers

The AMBOSS Step 2 CK Self-Assessment is a simulation of the USMLE® Step 2 exam. It takes place once a year, typically in May. 

Upon completion, you'll get a 3-digit score, performance analysis, and study recommendations for medical topics based on your performance. 

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Over 50,000 medical students from more than 180 schools across the US participated in the self-assessments this year.


“AMBOSS’ self- assessment was a great transition from passive step studying through classes to focused dedicated study period. This exam gives you a taste of test day and a baseline of where you are going into dedicated...It's really hard to find good questions with good answer explanations, but this self-assessment has them!”

Aaishwariya G., class of 2023

University of Central Florida College of Medicine


“…[W]hen it came to Step 1 prep, the self-assessment was the perfect first step in getting ready for dedicated studying; not only were questions well made and the test at the perfect time to give me a "baseline" of where I was at knowledge-wise, but also, the in-depth explanations (linked to the AMBOSS library) provided an unparalleled review depth and integration after receiving the score report.”

Samuel C.,
MD-PhD Graduate Trainee (GS-1)

The University of Alabama at Birmingham Heersink School of Medicine


“AMBOSS was really a one-stop shop for my [Step 1] study...I took the Self-Assessment in Feb (that AMBOSS provides to everyone for free!), and had a good idea of where I stood preparation-wise months before the actual exam. It was so helpful to know what I needed to work more on that much in advance, so that I could really pinpoint where I wanted to spend my time and tailor my schedule.”

Sandy S., class of 2023

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Medicine

Why take an AMBOSS Self-Assessment

- Warm up for exam day with a faithful replica of the actual NBME® exam.

- Gauge your knowledge with a performance result prediction and breakdown per medical topics. 

- Course-correct with study recommendations hand-selected to meet your needs.

- Deep dive into the AMBOSS library and Qbank to close knowledge gaps before the real exam. 

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Step 1 Self-Assessment Week 2021
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