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.

  • Live Prep
  • Classroom Anywhere
  • Retreat
  • CenterPrep
  • OnlinePrep
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USMLE® Step 1 LivePrep


Access the most distinguished medical faculty in the industry and interact with your peers with this structured, live lecture program for the USMLE Step 1 exam.

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What you get

You'll benefit from high-yield lectures, offering the most relevant content, as well as expert insight into the Step 1 exam. Our faculty and staff are there with you every step of the way—guiding you; answering your questions; and ensuring you have the command of the content you need to succeed on the USMLE Step 1 exam.

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Step 1 LivePrep - 6 or 7 Weeks
$3,699
or 3 installments of $1,233.00
New York, NY
May 18, 2015 - Jun 28, 2015
Jun 29, 2015 - Aug 16, 2015
Oct 12, 2015 - Dec 4, 2015
Coral Gables, FL
Apr 27, 2015 - Jun 14, 2015
Aug 31, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Houston, TX
Jul 13, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015
Sep 8, 2015 - Oct 26, 2015
Pasadena, CA
May 18, 2015 - Jul 3, 2015
Aug 31, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015

Step 1 LivePrep - 14 Weeks
$5,999
or 3 installments of $1,999.67
Chicago, Il
May 26, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015
Sept 14, 2015 - Dec 20, 2015
Washington, D.C.
Jun 29, 2015 - Oct 4, 2015
Dec 7, 2015 - Mar 27, 2016
Newark, NJ
May 18, 2015 - Aug 23, 2015

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Step 1 DeluxePrep

Get all the features of LivePrep plus access to Kaplan center resources, our Personal Learning System, and Qbank for the duration of your enrollment.

  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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USMLE® Step 1 Classroom Anywhere™


Kaplan's Step 1 Classroom Anywhere course features our very best faculty, including Dr. John Barone for Pathology. You'll benefit from over 240 hours of live, online lectures in an interactive, online classroom setting. Log into your scheduled class from anywhere you have internet access.

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In addition to the 14 weeks of live lecture, you will also receive:

  • Real-time access to both an instructor and a physician teaching assistant—have all of your questions answered on the spot
  • 6 months of access to Step 1 OnlinePrep—200 hours of on-demand video review
  • Access to online resources upon enrollment (within 48 hours)
  • A pre-study diagnostic exam, 9 subject-based tests and a full-length simulated exam to gauge test readiness
  • Up to 6 months of access to Step 1 Qbank with over 2,000 challenging questions

This course is ideal for students who need a more comprehensive review option, but require a flexible study schedule or are unable to travel to one of our live lecture locations.

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

Upcoming Classes:

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2016 USMLE® Step 1 Retreat


Ready to do whatever it takes to rock your USMLE Step 1?

Take Kaplan's Step 1 Retreat Program, with over 250 hours of USMLE Step 1 immersion for the most concentrated prep experience. This intensive program focuses all your brainpower, energy and attention on USMLE preparation.

With this course, you will get:

  • The best—hand-selected, award-winning Kaplan Medical faculty including renowned Pathologist John Barone, MD.
  • Up to 9 hours of instructor interaction every day through high-yield lectures that help you focus on precisely what you need to know for the USMLE Step 1 exam.
  • Updated Step 1 Lecture Notes and Kaplan's Step 1 Qbank with 2,200 Qbank questions, 2 full-length simulated exams, and 1 diagnostic test.
  • Comfortable accommodations and 24/7 onsite assistance from a Kaplan representative who stays at the hotel during the course. If you have questions or need assistance, we'll be on site to help you so that you can focus on what matters most: getting the highest possible score on the USMLE Step 1 exam.

You can further enhance your study experience by adding Kaplan's Step 1 Qbank with over 2,000 revised practice questions. Step 1 Qbank now comes with an integrated mobile phone app that allows you to take questions on the go.

Hear from students like you:

Kaplan's live retreat gave me a chance to be in an environment where everyone was preparing for the same exam… Being at the live retreat gave me a chance to ask the Kaplan professors questions right there during class breaks and if you have any doubts of concept or anything you can get them clarified on the spot. – CHERRY, (Kaplan student)

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

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USMLE® Step 1 CenterPrep


Review Kaplan's world-class video lectures at your own pace at Kaplan centers throughout North America.

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What you get

You'll benefit from high-yield lectures taught by the most distinguished medical faculty in the industry. Your CenterPrep experience also includes realistic exam simulations, subject-based assessments, Kaplan's Personal Learning System, and much more.

CenterPrep is a perfect way to fit prep into your busy schedule. Add it to LivePrep for the ultimate in Step 1 prep.

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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

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Step 1 DeluxePrep

Get all the features of LivePrep plus access to Kaplan center resources, our Personal Learning System, and Qbank for the duration of your enrollment.

  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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USMLE® Step 1 OnlinePrep


Prepare for the USMLE Step 1 with Kaplan's on-demand video lecture course. Access our full Step 1 video library, featuring over 200 hours of video lectures delivered by our expert faculty.

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Your USMLE Step 1 OnlinePrep enrollment comes with:

  • a diagnostic test and 9 subject-based assessment tests
  • a full-length Step 1 simulated exam with detailed explanations
  • Kaplan's 7-volume Step 1 Lecture Notes now in full color
  • a new series of clinical correlate lectures on the most tested diseases and over 30 basic science animations
  • the ability to play video lectures at 1.5x speed, flag topics for future review and take notes on individual video clips

You can further enhance your study experience by adding Kaplan's Step 1 Qbank with over 2,000 revised practice questions. Step 1 Qbank now comes with an integrated mobile phone app that allows you to take questions on the go.

OnlinePrep Options

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

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