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Prep from Anywhere

Get the momentum of live lectures with the convenience of access anywhere. You’ll get comprehensive review on an efficient 4-day schedule of 3-hour lectures with breaks for self-study.

Live, Hands-on Practice

Receive personalized guidance with 18 hours of interactive small group sessions. Work through real cases and practice writing an accurate patient note under exam-like conditions.

Full Simulated Exam

Test your knowledge and stamina with 11-12 standardized patient encounters delivered in an exam-like setting at our full service centers in New York, Chicago, and Pasadena. You’ll also receive personalized feedback after the exam.

Course Topics

Focus on the must-know material for the Step 2 CS including Communication and Interpersonal Skills (CIS), Spoken English Proficiency (SEP), and the Integrated Clinical Encounter (ICE). Practice with 30+ fully updated, exam-like cases and easy-to-understand differential diagnosis tables.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How will my Step 2 CS practice exam performance be evaluated?

    Our expert graders and standardized patients use checklists developed according the the test maker's criteria so you can quickly understand your strengths and target your opportunities for improvement. Receive guidance on your likely overall performance on test day. Understand your performance on the three sections of the exam with our personalized computer analysis system: Communication and Interpersonal Skills (CIS), Spoken English Proficiency (SEP), and the Integrated Clinical Encounter (ICE).

  • Do I get an additional videos outside of my Live Online lectures?

    Yes, students receive 2 month's access to Self-Paced videos from start date of course.

  • Does Live include patient note practice?

    Yes, patient note practice is included in your prep. You’ll discover how to form a differential diagnosis in a quick and accurate manner and how to document supporting data under time pressure in your patient note.

  • Will I get to practice before the simulated exam?

    Yes, you’ll warm up before your practice exam by working through real cases in a group setting. Integrate everything you’ve learned in Live Online lectures and the hands-on workshops by actively working through a series of cases in a supportive, group setting with an expert physician teaching assistant and standardized patient. Put it all together and build confidence ahead of your practice exam.

  • Will I receive Step 2 CS lecture notes?

    Yes, you’ll receive Step 2 CS ebook lecture notes. Get step-by-step coverage of Communication and Interpersonal Skills (CIS), Spoken English Proficiency (SEP), and the Integrated Clinical Encounter (ICE), including History Taking, Physical Exam, Patient Note, and Differential Diagnosis. Organized in an outline format with easy-to-understand differential diagnosis tables.

  • Can I add an additional practice exam to my Step Live + Practice exam course?

    Yes, those who add a second live practice exam to their live course will save 30% on their practice exam. Students must call 1-800-KAP-TEST to enroll. If outside the U.S. or Canada, please call 1-212-997-5883.

Experience the test under exam-like conditions

Test your knowledge and stamina with 12 standardized patient encounters delivered in an exam-like setting at our full service centers in New York, Chicago, and Pasadena.

New York, NY

Sep 10, 2018 - Sep 13, 2018

Oct 8, 2018 - Oct 11, 2018

Oct 22, 2018 - Oct 25, 2018

Nov 12, 2018 - Nov 15, 2018

Nov 26, 2018 - Nov 29, 2018

Dec 10, 2018 - Dec 13, 2018

Jan 14, 2019 - Jan 17, 2019

Jan 21, 2019 - Jan 24, 2019

Feb 4, 2019 - Feb 7, 2019

Feb 18, 2019 - Feb 21, 2019

Mar 4, 2019 - Mar 7, 2019

Mar 25, 2019 - Mar 28, 2019

Chicago, IL

Aug 20, 2018 - Aug 23, 2018

Sep 17, 2018 - Sep 20, 2018

Oct 15, 2018 - Oct 18, 2018

Nov 5, 2018 - Nov 8, 2018

Dec 3, 2018 - Dec 6, 2018

Jan 14, 2019 - Jan 17, 2019

Feb 11, 2019 - Feb 14, 2019

Mar 11, 2019 - Mar 14, 2019

Mar 18, 2019 - Mar 21, 2019

Pasadena, CA

Sep 24, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018

Oct 22, 2018 - Oct 25, 2018

Nov 5, 2018 - Nov 8, 2018

Dec 3, 2018 - Dec 6, 2018

Dec 10, 2018 - Dec 13, 2018

Jan 14, 2019 - Jan 17, 2019

Jan 21, 2019 - Jan 24, 2019

Feb 11, 2019 - Feb 14, 2019

Feb 18, 2019 - Feb 21, 2019

Mar 11, 2019 - Mar 14, 2019

Mar 18, 2019 - Mar 21, 2019

Only 12 seats per class -- Secure your spot today!

Call 1-800-KAP-TEST to speak with an advisor now. If outside the U.S. or Canada, please call 1-212-997-5883.

Kaplan Medical Centers

Our 3 prominently located centers offer first-rate accommodations, expert instruction, and friendly staff to help you achieve success on USMLE and enjoy a rich, cultural experience in the United States.

New York

Chicago

Pasadena

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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.

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.

*Offer valid only when additional practice exam is purchased at the same time as a Step 2 CS Live or Live Online product. Discount may not be combined with any local or other discounts.