USMLE® Step 1 Live Prep Courses
Our best teachers, your best score
Get face-to-face time with teachers who put your score first.
WE KNOW THE USMLE INSIDE AND OUT
Get a better understanding of the test from doctors who know it.
STAY ON TASK—DISTRACTION FREE
Show up, stay motivated, and be accountable for every lesson and lecture.
GET IT ALL, FROM BASICS TO SELF-TESTS
Start with the foundations, and finish by knowing where you stand.
Learn from the best
Our faculty are doctors who aced the USMLE and know how to help you do the same. With extensive training on how to engage you on essential topics, our teachers stand out from the rest.
Showing up to class for lectures gets the job done. This tried-and-true way of learning helps you stay motivated and accountable. Live lectures help you keep your focus, and get ahead faster.
Full, comprehensive prep is brought to life by skillful teachers. Start with a diagnostic test, learn the foundations, then come back to self-testing to see where you stand.
- 270+ hours of live lectures with top faculty
- 220+ hours of on-demand video lectures
- Group medical advising
- Qbank with 2,800+ USMLE-style questions
- 2,600 warm-up and post-test questions
- 2 simulated exams, 1 diagnostic exam
- 2020 Step 1 lecture notes
- I-20 eligible facility
Frequently asked questions
What can I expect if I prep at a Kaplan Medical center?
Get ready for an exceptional prep experience at one of our full-service centers in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami or Houston. Benefits include fast wifi, the company of your peers, and full support of our staff.
How do I work with my medical advisor during my prep?
With Live prep, you’ll take part in group advising sessions. You’ll meet with a medical advisor to create the optimal study plan that will help you succeed in your USMLE review and refine your plan as you progress.
What is the difference between the Live and 14-week live program?
The 14-week live program offers a slower paced schedule with built in daily small group sessions to ensure you are understanding and retaining the content covered that day in class.
What additional resources are included with my live lectures?
You'll also receive access to our Step 1 Qbank and On Demand video lectures. With On Demand, With, you’ll get access to over 220 hours of video lecture content, including over 900 videos, over 8,000 updated presentation slides, and over 3,900 quiz questions between lectures. Ensure complete mastery of the 30 most tested diseases with 10 hours of integrated clinical correlates and 20 clarifying animations (3 hours). All videos are viewable at up to 1.5X speed.
What is included in the Step 1 Qbank?
Over 2,800 exam-like questions written by faculty and reviewed by high scorers. Our full explanations outline right and wrong answers, include references to First Aid and mini lectures on the most challenging topics. Track your performance by topic, and get individualized explanations of questions. You can even turn downtime into a higher score with iPhone® or Android™ access.
Will I receive print and ebook versions of my lecture notes?
Yes, you’ll get 7 volumes in print and ebook packed with easy-to-understand color images and tables. Both versions are updated annually by expert faculty, packed with clinical correlations and bridges between disciplines, highly illustrated (1,200 images and 450 tables), organized in an outline format with high-yield summary boxes, and trusted by thousands of students each year. Volumes include Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, Immunology and Microbiology, Anatomy, Behavioral Science, and Social Sciences.
Are you an international student who wants to study on an F-1 student visa?
In Center gives you the extra edge
Kaplan Medical centers are more than just your live classroom experience. They’re communities of doctors like you. Add the In Center package, and get personal medical advising along with workshops and critical thinking sessions. Connect to a network that can support you.
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