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Live Online
$799

Prep from anywhere there's Internet. You'll get live, interactive instruction from our expert faculty as they guide you through over fifteen hours of lecture and video.

Live
Starting at $2999

Do you learn best with a hands-on, interactive style of prep? Then Live is for you. Prepare Live Online and then practice in-person with interactive workshops and a full-length exam.

Practice Exam
$1499

Practice live with a one-day full-length exam with 11-12 standardized patient encounters and a detailed performance analysis report with feedback.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is on the USMLE Step 2 CS?

    During this exam, you’ll encounter 12 standardized patients to test your ability to be patient-centered, properly communicate with patients, and to document encounter with patient note. You’ll be expected to communicate with the test patients in a professional, empathetic, and responsive way; answer their questions; and complete a patient note. For international medical graduates, it is especially important to demonstrate good bedside manner and communicate fluently in English throughout the exam.

  • When should I take the USMLE Step 2 CS?

    According to the USMLE, most students take Step 2 CS in their fourth year. One of the unique aspects of Step 2 CS is that it’s the only portion of the USMLE not taken on a computer. Peak season for the USMLE Step 2 CS is between September and December. You may want to register and schedule early for Step 2 CS to make sure you get an opening when and where you want to take it.

  • Where will I take the USMLE Step 2 CS?

    The USMLE Step 2 CS is taken at Clinical Skills Evaluation Collaboration (CSEC) test centers in five locations: Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia.

  • How is the USMLE Step 2 CS scored?

    The USMLE Step 2 CS is a pass/fail exam.

  • How long is the USMLE Step 2 CS?

    The USMLE Step 2 CS is an 8-hour exam that includes 12 individual patient encounters.