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Our Step 1 Comprehensive Courses

The first step starts with the right prep.

Master the most challenging USMLE exam with content and strategies that Kaplan has perfected over 40 years. Join the thousands of students who have aced Step 1 with the support of our expert faculty and matched into residency.

  • LivePrep
  • Classroom Anywhere
  • CenterPrep
  • OnlinePrep
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USMLE® Step 1 LivePrep


Do you learn best with a hands-on, interactive style of prep? Then LivePrep is for you. Receive in-person instruction from expert faculty and interact with your peers in a Kaplan Center. This fully-immersive style of learning will make sure you’re fully prepared to tackle the Step 1 basic sciences portion of the USMLE.

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Enjoy These Unique Benefits:

  • Get your individual questions answered in-person in our live dynamic lectures (7-week or 14-week access)
  • Cover every aspect of the test in our structured, comprehensive content review in over 240 hours (7-week) or over 280 hours (14-week) of interactive live lectures.
  • Master the content from the masters of the test— meet the top instructors in the country.
  • Practice with 2,000 test-like questions in Qbank to minimize surprises on test day.
  • Test your time-management skills and stamina with our exclusive, full-length simulated exams.
  • Assess your personal strengths and areas of improvement with our 150-question diagnostic test.
  • Measure your performance on specific disciplines with 9 unique subject-based assessment tests
  • Get our Step 1 Lecture Notes full of clinical correlations and bridges between disciplines — all 7 full-color volumes: Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, Immunology and Microbiology, Anatomy, Behavioral Science.
  • Access to study advising and residency application planning through a National Medical Advisor throughout the duration of your enrollment.
  • Full-service from our center staff. If you have questions or need assistance, we are here to help you during your lectures so that you can focus on what matters most: getting the highest possible score on the USMLE Step 1 Exam.

Are you an international student who wants to study on an F-1 student visa? Click here to learn more before you enroll.

Step 1 LivePrep - 6 or 7 Weeks
$3,699
or 3 installments of $1,233.00
New York, NY
Oct 12, 2015 - Dec 4, 2015
Jan 4, 2016 - Feb 21, 2016
May 16, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016
Jul 5, 2016 - Aug 22, 2016
Oct 25, 2016 - Dec 12, 2016
Newark, NJ
Mar 7, 2016 - Apr 24, 2016
Washington, DC
Apr 4, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Chicago, IL
Feb 22, 2016 - Apr 10, 2016
Jun 27, 2016 - Aug 14, 2016
Coral Gables, FL
Aug 31, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Jan 11, 2016 - Feb 28, 2016
Apr 25, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016
Aug 29, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016
Houston, TX
Jul 13, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015
Sep 8, 2015 - Oct 26, 2015
Feb 15, 2016 - Apr 3, 2016
Sep 12, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016
Pasadena, CA
Aug 31, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Jan 4, 2016 - Feb 21, 2016
May 16, 2016 - Jul 3, 2016
Aug 29, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016

Step 1 LivePrep - 14 Weeks
$5,999
or 3 installments of $1,999.66
New York, NY
Jul 25, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016
Washington, DC
Jun 29, 2015 - Oct 4, 2015
Dec 7, 2015 - Mar 27, 2016
Jun 27, 2016 - Oct 2, 2016
Dec 5, 2016 - Mar 28, 2017
Chicago, IL
Sep 14, 2015 - Dec 20, 2015
Jan 19, 2016 - Apr 25, 2016
May 16, 2016 - Aug 21, 2016
Sep 6, 2016 - Dec 12, 2016

Step 1 DeluxePrep

Are you torn between the interactivity of live lectures and the flexibility of video lectures? You don't have to choose! DeluxePrep brings you the best of both worlds by combining LivePrep and CenterPrep in a convenient, affordable bundle. Enjoy in-person instruction in addition to Kaplan center resources, our Personal Learning System, and Qbank for the duration of your enrollment.In this case, less really is more—less money, more content!

  LivePrep - 7 Weeks LivePrep - 14 Weeks LivePrep - 16 Weeks
CenterPrep - 4 Months $4,399 $6,499 N/A
CenterPrep - 7 Months $6,499 $7,499 $10,999
CenterPrep - 10 Months $7,999 $8,999 $11,499

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Enroll today! Call 1-800-KAP-TEST to speak with an advisor now.

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USMLE® Step 1 Classroom Anywhere™


Imagine coming to class every day wearing your favorite pajamas. Sound too good to be true? Not with Classroom Anywhere. We bring the classroom to you with live lectures, interactive discussions with peers and faculty, study plan guidance from your very own Academic Medical Advisor and access to comprehensive course materials—plus, the added perk of studying at your own pace from your own place.

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Enjoy These Unique Benefits:

  • Cover every aspect of the test through our structured, comprehensive live review in our Kaplan Classroom Anywhere environment or in your own home office (over 240 hours).
  • Enhance your study experience with Step 1 Qbank (6 months of access to over 3,000 questions).
  • Enjoy access to 200 hours of video lecture content, including fast online streaming with a 1.5x speed option.
  • Test your time-management skills and stamina with 2 full-length simulated exams (offered only through Kaplan) with explanations.
  • Master the content from the masters of the test— meet the top instructors in the country.
  • Assess your personal strengths and areas of improvement with our 150-question diagnostic test.
  • Measure your performance on specific disciplines with 9 subject-based assessment tests and explanations
  • Get our Step 1 Lecture Notes full of clinical correlations and bridges between disciplines — all 7 full-color volumes (available in hard copy and ebook formats): Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, Immunology and Microbiology, Anatomy, Behavioral Science.
  • Interact with your classmates, faculty, and Teacher Assistants in our private Facebook community to compare notes outside of live class hours, get last minute class updates, access lectures and get clarity on material covered during lecture.
  • Access to study advising and residency application planning through your own assigned Academic Medical Advisor throughout the duration of your enrollment.

Classroom Anywhere Options
$3,999
or 3 installments of $1,333.00

Upcoming Classes:

Enroll today! Call 1-800-KAP-TEST to speak with an advisor now.

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USMLE® Step 1 CenterPrep


Are you looking for a prep plan with comprehensive content review and the flexibility to study at your own pace? Then CenterPrep may be just what the doctor ordered. Benefit from live interaction with peers, full-service staff, and high-end computer labs—while focusing on the specific areas where you need more review. After all, you should be at the center of your prep.

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Enjoy These Unique Benefits:

  • Get all the Step 1 content you need with online lectures and questions just like those found on the USMLE (3, 6, or 9-month access).
  • Enjoy access to 200 hours of video lecture content, including over 600 videos and over 8,000 updated presentation slides.
  • Reinforce your studies with exam-like content through video lectures with top faculty in the country.
  • Test your time-management skills and stamina with our exclusive, full-length simulated exam (offered only through Kaplan) with full-length explanations.
  • Assess your personal strengths and areas of improvement with our 150-question diagnostic test.
  • Measure your performance on specific disciplines with 5 subject-based assessment tests and explanations
  • Get our Step 1 Lecture Notes full of clinical correlations and bridges between disciplines — all 7 full-color volumes: Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, Immunology and Microbiology, Anatomy, Behavioral Science.
  • Discover the keys to residency success with our virtual Residency Match Class, including exclusive services and resources.
  • Access to study advising and residency application planning through a National Medical Advisor throughout the duration of your enrollment.
  • Full-service from our center staff. If you have questions or need assistance, we are here to help you during your lectures so that you can focus on what matters most: getting the highest possible score on the USMLE Step 1 exam.

Tip! You can further enhance your study experience by adding Kaplan's Step 1 Qbank with over 2,000 practice questions.

Are you an international student who wants to study on an F-1 student visa? Click here to learn more before you enroll.

Step 1 CenterPrep Options

Step 1 CenterPrep - 3 Months
$3,69900

Step 1 CenterPrep - 6 Months
$5,49900

Step 1 CenterPrep - 9 Months
$6,99900

Call 1-800-KAP-TEST to enroll.

Step 1 DeluxePrep

Are you torn between the interactivity of live lectures and the flexibility of video lectures? You don’t have to choose! DeluxePrep brings you the best of both worlds by combining LivePrep and CenterPrep in a convenient, affordable bundle. Enjoy in-person instruction in addition to Kaplan center resources, our Personal Learning System, and Qbank for the duration of your enrollment.In this case, less really is more—less money, more content!

  LivePrep - 7 Weeks LivePrep - 14 Weeks LivePrep - 16 Weeks
CenterPrep - 4 Months $4,399 $6,499 N/A
CenterPrep - 7 Months $6,499 $7,499 $10,999
CenterPrep - 10 Months $7,999 $8,999 $11,499

Call 1-800-KAP-TEST to enroll.

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USMLE® Step 1 OnlinePrep


Are you looking for a more independent approach to prep that allows you the flexibility to study at your own pace? Then OnlinePrep is for you. Prep efficiently on your schedule with mini-lectures and lecture notes—plus, fast online streaming and a 1.5x speed option. Your time is precious, and you know how to use it wisely!

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Enjoy These Unique Benefits:

  • Receive the Step 1 content you need with online lectures and questions just like those found on the USMLE (3,6, or 9-month access).
  • Get fast online streaming of over 600 videos, including over 200 hours of lecture content and a 1.5x speed option.
  • Ace the 30 most frequently tested diseases with clinical correlates (comprehensive mini-lectures).
  • Enjoy our easy user interface for flagging lectures, taking notes, creating custom playlists, and more.
  • Reinforce your studies with exam-like content through video lectures with top faculty in the country.
  • Test your time-management skills and stamina with our exclusive, full-length simulated exams (offered only through Kaplan) with full-length explanations.
  • Assess your personal strengths and areas of improvement with our 150-question diagnostic test.
  • Measure your performance on specific disciplines with 9 unique subject-based assessment tests and explanations.
  • Get our Step 1 Lecture Notes full of clinical correlations and bridges between disciplines — all 7 full-color volumes: Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, Immunology and Microbiology, Anatomy, Behavioral Science.

Tip! You can further enhance your study experience by adding Kaplan's Step 1 Qbank with over 2,000 practice questions.

OnlinePrep Options

Select an option:

Enroll today! Call 1-800-KAP-TEST to speak with an advisor now.

If outside the U.S. or Canada, please call 1-212-997-5883.

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