Step 2 CK Prep - In Center

4 Month - $3,999 / 7 Month - $5,999

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Guided Preparation Planning with your Med Advisor

Get one-on-one guidance throughout your prep, including a personalized study plan and residency timeline.

Prep is not one-size-fits-all, and navigating your preparation progress is a core priority with our In Center course. Kaplan Medical Advisors are integral in guiding you as you prep within our student testing labs. You will regularly meet with your medical advisor to monitor academic progress and develop a unique path to success. Advisors will create an optimal study plan, assess strengths and weaknesses, and provide guidance as you prepare for the USMLE exams.

Dedicated Student Testing Labs

Enjoy comfortable, convenient testing labs with fast internet and support from your medical advisor.

Bring your study plan to life by working through assigned practice questions and assessments in our student testing labs. During your advisor meetings, you will receive a step-by-step plan on how you should be utilizing your time in our labs. Testing labs include fast and reliable wifi, a quiet place to study and full support from our staff.

I20 Eligible Facility

You are welcome to study in New York, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, and Houston.

Welcome! Kaplan is authorized to issue qualified international medical students who meet the criteria an F-1 I-20 to study in the US for the USMLE exams. You are required to be physically present for study in the Kaplan Center, and your MedAdvisor will monitor your progress. More details and other important information about the visa process can be found here.

Weekly Advancement Workshops

Facilitated, study phase based sessions, focused on managing study plans and the licensure process.

Learn and practice skills and attitudes to achieve the best licensure score possible with weekly one-hour discussion-based sessions for all In Center students.

The overall course objectives are for students to actively advance. The sessions fall into three broad categories:

  • Licensure Progress
  • Study Progress
  • Personal Progress

Critical Thinking Sessions

Facilitated, team-based sessions focused on applying knowledge to problem solving.

Participate in weekly, two-hour small group-based interactive and engaging sessions with a focus on problem-solving and critical thinking.

  • These sessions are divided into a pre-clinical (for those preparing for Step 1) and a clinical emphasis (for those preparing for Step 2 CK or Step 3).
  • High-yield and highly tested disease states are discussed and examined as facilitators guide students to engage each other in a qualitative analysis of board-style questions.
  • Students gain insight to the integrated complexity of USMLE® questions and collectively develop approaches to effective problem-solving while strengthening their grasp and improving their understanding of the content.


View over 115 hours of concise, engaging video lectures.

Access over 115 hours of video lecture content. Concise, high-yield lectures help you master a topic in 30 minutes on average. Also includes proven study and testing strategies.


Cement your knowledge with over 1700 quiz questions.

Reinforce your knowledge of new material with over 1700 quiz questions between lectures.


Interact with content, flag material, take notes, and create playlists.

Our easy-to-navigate user interface allows you to personalize your prep—flag lectures for follow up, take notes on individual video clips, create custom playlists, and more.


There are no better instructors teaching these disciplines. Period.

Master the content with the masters of the test—more than 50 experts with 250 awards, 760 published research studies, and 940 years of collective experience whose only focus is maximizing your score.


Get 5 updated volumes in print and ebook, packed with easy-to-understand color images and tables.

We took notes for you. Complete yours with over 1,300 pages in 5 full-color volumes (print and ebook). Each is updated annually by expert faculty, highly illustrated (450 images and tables), organized in an outline format with high-yield summary boxes, and trusted by thousands of students each year. Volumes include Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, and Surgery.



Quickly understand your strengths and opportunities with 150 exam-like questions.

Quickly understand your strengths and target your opportunities for improvement with our 150-question diagnostic test.


Know where you stand with over 800 exam-like questions.

Measure your progress with over 800 exam-like questions and explanations, including 6 specialty assessments, a mid-term, and a final.


Eliminate test-day anxiety with over 2000 exam-like questions and complete explanations.

Experience test day deja vu with over 2000 exam-like questions written by faculty and reviewed by high-scorers. Our full explanations explain both right and wrong answers. Track your performance by topic, and get individualized explanations of questions from our Step 2 CK experts. You can even turn downtime into a higher score with iPhone�/AndroidTM access.


Know when you're ready with our full-length exams and complete explanations.

Test your knowledge and stamina with 2 full-length simulated exams (each 8 hours and 352 questions) with complete explanations and reKaps.

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