Step 1

The first step to achieving your best score for the residency of your choice.



Step 2

From Wards to Boards. Time to get your thoughts back to theory.



Step 3

Hang in there - it is the last one.


Our 6 Week Step 1 Program Offers:

One of the biggest challenges Step 1 students face is sorting through the wealth of information they learned through the first two years of medical school and knowing how to integrate that into medical board questions. 

The solution is our Method©, that enables you to answer board questions using reasoning and critical thinking. It puts you in control of the questions and the questions stop controlling you. You will improve your efficiency at mastering USMLE (MD) and COMLEX (DO) style questions.

All our programs’ curriculums are designed by MDs, DOs, PhDs and Medical Education Learning Specialists. Our panel of experts collaborated to build a syllabus of high-yield content taught in a tactile-learning (no lectures) environment for long-term understanding of concepts.  It is this understanding (not memorizing) of content that assists students in the integration and critical thinking that is required when answering correctly 300+ questions on exam day. 

This program offers:

  • 35 years of experience, we are the original “Kansas City” program
  • Exclusive to our program, an Evidence-based Method© to answering Board questions correctly
  • Subscription to USMLE World Question Bank (MD and DO students)
  • For our Osteopathic students: OMM review with our OMM specialist
  • Weekly assessments exams and quizzes
  • Multiple full-day Mock Board exams
  • NBMEs  or COMSAEs
  • UWolrd self-assessments
  • System Based Supplemental Instruction™ (Our tactile classroom)
  • Test stress and anxiety workshops
  • Daily monitoring of your progress
  • Unlimited use of study rooms
  • Individual sessions with Instructors 
  • Individual study plan while in program
  • Detailed schedule and guidance on how to spend out of class time
  • Individual study plan post-program
  • Individual in-depth Mock Board analysis (based on our extensive 30-year research where students lose points on the exam – our analysis looks at the many reasons why students’ scores do not always reflect their true potential – not just your subject strengths and weaknesses.  Our Mock Boards test many variables: integration, reasoning, knowledge, comprehension, recall, etc)
  • IOMB Course Book
  • Post-program assistance until you take your exam (no charge for this service)
  • Chair massage
  • Individual sessions with our stress and test anxiety coaches
  • Fully flexible adapting to each student’s strengths and weaknesses 


The Fun Stuff: 

  • Birthday cake on your birthday, (if there are no birthdays during the program we bring in “happy day” cheesecake from the Cheesecake Factory)
  • Pizza at Orientation
  • BBQ lunch the last day of the program (Kansas City was voted the best BBQ in the USA!) 
  • Vegetarian and Vegan meals
  • Cookies, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, provided in classrooms
  • Juice bar (vegetables and fruit) upon request


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