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Chicago Medical Live Center
Kaplan Medical center is located in the heart of downtown, surrounded by world-famous theaters, restaurants, blues clubs, sporting events, and some of the best museums in the country. Chi-town is a melting pot of different cultures with charm of a small town and all the attractions of a big city. Social activities abound-from the city's multiple sports teams to the nightlife-to give you a well-deserved break from studying. As its name suggests, Chicago will blow you away!
Top 5 things to do:
- Go to the beach at Lake Michigan for sunbathing, rollerblading, bike riding, volleyball, or jogging.
- Visit the world famous Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum, and Museum of Science & Industry.
- Grab a slice (or two) of Chicago's world-famous deep-dish pizza. Don't forget your fork!
- Take a walk in Millennium Park and take photos Fountain and “The Bean”.
- Catch a Bulls or Blackhawks game at the famous United Center.
34% of Illinois' practicing physicians are internationally educated, a percentage only topped by 2 other states! As a result, you are likely to find many mentors in the Illinois MD community to consult as you advance in this process.
Explore Housing Options
- Club Quarters
Kaplan member pricing available
- Hotel Allegro
Across street from Kaplan center
- Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago - Downtown
506 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL Reservations can be made by calling our reservations center at 855-268-1763 or by going to our website Use Corporate ID # 001002405 input into the Corporate ID box after the check in and out dates:
Jan – Feb: $89
Apr – Nov: $159
- Hampton Inn Majestic Chicago Theatre District
22 W Monroe St., Chicago, IL Visit Website and use Group Code - Kaplan Offer 10% discount.
- Congress Plaza Hotel
520 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL Call Congress Plaza Hotel and Convention Center (800) 635-1666 or (312) 427-3800 ext. 5025. Refer to our Preferred Corporate Account status to ensure accurate billing.
Jan – March 10, 2018 - $79 + tax
Mar 11 - May 7, 2018 - $179 + tax
May 8 – June 30, 2018 - $229 + tax
July 1 - Dec 2018 - $199
- 215 West
215 West 215 W. Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60606
- Randolph Tower City Apartments
188 W. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60606
- Presidential Towers
555 W. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60661
- Oakwood 200 Squared
210 N Wells Street, Chicago, IL 60606
- Various locations available - $500 off your first month!
- Private fully furnished rooms starting at $1375 per month
- Also included: Fully furnished common areas, High-end kitchen, Weekly cleaning, Essential household supplies, Free on-site laundry, Free high-speed WiFi, Property services on demand
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IMG-friendly hospitals near the center
- Jackson Park Hospital
- Mount Sinai Hospital
- St. Joseph's
- Weiss Memorial
- Christ Advocate
- Swedish Covenant
- St. Mary's / St. Elizabeth's
- 140-student lecture hall equipped with state-of-the-art technology and plenty of classrooms for studying
- Step 2 CS Department for your 5-day Live course and 1-day practice exam
- 6 computer labs
- 2 student lounges for you to unwind and relax in between classes
- 2 prayer rooms
- Free wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi)
- Medical library with free access to textbooks and flashcard