USMLE® STEP 1 LIVE ONLINE PREP COURSE
BRING THE CLASSROOM TO YOU
Structure meets flexibility in real-time lectures taught by our world-class faculty.
Dr. Manuel Castro
THE BEST OF OUR BEST, WHEREVER YOU ARE
With scheduled online lectures and the freedom to attend class wherever you like, Live Online gives you the optimum blend of structure and flexibility. That means you can study with our top teachers no matter where you are. The best part? Our faculty are licensed physicians—so you’ll be learning from professionals who’ve already mastered Step 1.
A WHOLE NEW LEVEL OF INTERACTION
Our Live Online courses are even more interactive than a traditional classroom. While class is in session, there’s a team of teachers on-call and ready to answer all your questions. Send messages in a public chat to the rest of the class or engage in discussion with peers. Feeling a bit shy? You can send a private message to our teachers on the side—so you never have to worry about raising your hand.
- 270+ hours of live online lectures with top faculty
- Access to group medical advising for personalized study plan and residency timeline
- 7-month access to 220+ hours of on-demand video lectures covering foundational basic sciences
- Membership to private Facebook community
- 7-month access to Qbank with 3,300+ exam-like questions
- Diagnostic exam to identify individual strengths and weaknesses
- 2 full length simulated Step 1 exams + 11 assessment exams
- 2,600 warm-up and post-test questions
- 7 volumes of 2020 lecture notes in print and ebook, with easy-to-understand color images and tables
SAY HI TO OUR EXPERTS
Not only are they seasoned teachers—they’re practicing physicians, too.
DR. MANUEL CASTRO
After earning an M.D. from the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña, Dr. Castro completed residency in Internal Medicine at the Illinois Masonic Medical Center. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a member of the American Academy of Ethical Physicians.
DR. EDWARD KALPAS
An Assistant Clinical Instructor at Stony Brook University, Dr. Kalplas received his M.D. from the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine. He was an editor of Kaplan’s USMLE Step 2 CS Strategies, Practice & Review. He holds a B.A. from Dartmouth and an M.P.H. from Columbia.
DR. ALEXIS PEEDIN
Dr. Peedin joined the Kaplan team in 2015, and has been passionate about making pathology fun ever since. She completed residency and fellowship at the University of North Carolina, and serves as Assistant Professor of Pathology, Anatomy, and Cell Biology at Thomas Jefferson University.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What additional resources are included with my live online lectures?
You'll also receive access to our Step 1 Qbank and On Demand video lectures. With On Demand, 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.
How do I interact with faculty during my live online course?
Interact with our master faculty live via chat and answer questions via live online polling. You’ll also get access to our exclusive Facebook community where you can engage with your classmates, faculty, and physician teacher assistants.
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.