Step 3 Prep - In Center


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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 weekly 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, Houston, or Washington DC.

Welcome! Kaplan is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students. 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.

Guided Study

Facilitated, team-based sessions focused on integrated cases.

Get the most out of your studies with facilitated weekly study sessions, covering high-yield topics tested on the USMLE.



View over 100 hours of concise, engaging video lectures.

Access over 100 hours of video lecture content, including sections on patient safety and CCS review. Concise, high-yield lectures help you master a topic in 20 minutes on average. Also includes proven study and testing strategies.


Accelerate your prep with x1.5 speed.

Maximize your prep and reduce your study time by a third with x1.5 speed.


All lectures can be accessed on your iPhone or Android.

Learn on the go by accessing lectures on your iPhone or Android.


nteract 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 2 updated volumes in print and ebook packed with easy-to-understand images and tables.

We took notes for you. Complete yours with over 900 pages in 2 volumes (print and ebook). Each is updated biannually by expert faculty, case-oriented (over 250 in-depth cases), highly illustrated (450 images, boxes, and tables), organized in an outline format, and trusted by thousands of students each year.



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 250 exam-like questions.

Measure your progress with over 250 exam-like questions and explanations in 5 specialty assessments.


Eliminate test-day anxiety with over 900 exam-like questions and complete explanations.

Experience test day deja vu with over 900 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 3 experts. You can even turn downtime into a higher score with iPhone�/AndroidTM access.

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