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Get a better understanding of the test from doctors who know it.


Show up, stay motivated, and be accountable for every lesson and lecture.


Start with the foundations, and finish by knowing where you stand.

  • 270+ hours of live lectures with top faculty
  • Personal medical advising
  • Weekly critical thinking and advancement workshops
  • Over 220+ hours of concise additional video lectures
  • Qbank with over 3,300 USMLE-style questions
  • Individual study plan and residency timeline
  • 2,600 warm-up and post-test questions
  • 2 full-length simulated exams, 1 diagnostic exam
  • 2020 Step 1 lecture notes
  • I20 Eligible Facility


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.

In Center experience

Expert instruction and a friendly staff help you achieve success on the USMLE and enjoy a rich, cultural experience at the New York City center.

Visa eligibility

Kaplan centers are authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant alien students. Learn more by reading our FAQ section below.

Frequently asked questions

  • What can I expect if I prep at a Kaplan Medical center?

    Get ready for an exceptional prep experience at our full-service center in New York City. 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 In Center + Live prep, you’ll take part in personal one-on-one 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 are Weekly Advancement Workshops?

    Weekly Advancement Workshops (WAW), are 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 sessions fall into three broad categories: Licensure Progress, Study Progress, and Personal Progress.

  • What are Critical Thinking Sessions?

    Critical Thinking Sessions (CTS), are facilitated, team-based sessions focused on applying knowledge to problem solving. You will participate in weekly, two-hour small group-based interactive and engaging sessions with a focus on problem-solving and critical thinking.

  • What additional resources are included with my course?

    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 3,300 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?

    Click here to learn more about our Visa program before you enroll.

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On Demand

Customize your study schedule with videos, quizzes, and content review on-demand

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Join an online classroom led and supported by our faculty of doctors