How Hard Is USMLE Step 1?

The USMLE Step 1 is quite a difficult exam. And most students consider it the hardest of all three exam steps.

It is very stressful because students are not yet familiar with the format of the 8 hour test session.

STEP 1 tests basic scientific knowledge that many students have difficulty with.

What is hard for others may be easy for you. You just need proper preparation and then successfully pass the test.