Prep for the USMLE in New York City — the biggest city and the cultural mecca of United States.

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Top 5 things to do:

  1. Take a walk at the Flatiron District's Madison Square Park.
  2. Have a picnic and bird watch in Central Park.
  3. Visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
  4. Catch a Broadway show in Midtown's Theater District.
  5. Shop at the boutiques and stores along the famed and classy 5th Avenue.
  6. Cross the iconic Brooklyn Bridge-on foot or by bike-and explore artsy Dumbo.
  7. Pass through the iconic Grand Central Terminal
  8. Visit Wall Street in the Financial District, and get a picture with the famous Charging Bull statue.
  9. Watch street performers at Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village.
  10. Go shopping in SoHo, and have dinner in Chinatown or Little Italy.

Quick Fact

According to US News (Best Hospitals, US News 2014-2015), no metro area can top New York City, with two hospitals on the Best Hospitals Honor Roll and 55 U.S. News-ranked hospitals within its metro area.

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Upcoming Free Events:

Feb 21, 2018

Step 1 Pharmacolgy w/ Dr. Harris
6:00 PM - 8:15 PM ET

Mar 7, 2018

F1 Visa - Coming to the United States
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM ET

Mar 12, 2018

How to Start Preparing for the USMLE Step 1
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM ET

Mar 15, 2018

Residency Timeline for IMG's
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ET

Mar 20, 2018

Step 2CK Hematology w/ Dr. Barone
6:00 PM - 8:15 PM ET

Mar 22, 2018

Beginning ECFMG Application
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM ET

Mar 29, 2018

Student Success: Scoring a 250 plus on Step 1 and CK
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Center Information

Courses offered

  • USMLE Step 1 Plus Programs
  • USMLE Step 1 Prep- Live
  • USMLE Step 1 Prep- In Center
  • USMLE Step 2 CK Plus Programs
  • USMLE Step 2 CK Prep-Live
  • USMLE Step 2 CK Prep-In Center
  • USMLE Step 2 CS Live
  • USMLE Step 3 Plus Programs
  • USMLE Step 3 Prep-Live
  • USMLE Step 3 Prep In Center
  • Complete Prep

IMG-friendly hospitals near the center

  • Albert Einstein - Montefiore Hospital
  • Bronx Lebanon Hospital
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
  • Jamaica hospital
  • SUNY Downstate
  • St Barnabas
  • Lutheran Hospital
  • North-Shore Jewish hospital
  • Wyckoff Hospital
  • Kingsbrook Jewish Hospital

Center accommodations

  • 227-seat all-digital auditorium with state-of-the-art technology
  • 3 large computer labs and 1 small computer lab
  • Group and quiet study rooms
  • Spacious student lounge with microwaves, filtered water, premium coffee, & vending machines
  • Prayer room
  • Free wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi)
  • Medical library with free aces to textbooks and flashcards

Live center

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Kaplan Medical Center New York
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Kaplan Medical Center New York
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Kaplan Medical Center New York
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Kaplan Medical Center New York
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Center Location


131 W 56th Street
New York, NY 10019

Phone Number

+1 212 977 8200


Hours of operation

Monday - Thursday:
9 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET

Saturday - Sunday
10am to 5pm ET

Call Center for holiday hours.

I loved getting to make great friends with people from so many different countries. The most supportive and understanding person I encountered during my whole year and a half at Kaplan was my DSO-always astoundingly professional and helpful in ALL matters regarding my studies and me.

— Mauricio

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