USMLE Step 1 Preparation - Step 1 Exam Prep w/ Expert Tutors - MedSchoolCoach

USMLE STEP 1 PERSONAL TUTORING

Discover how MedSchoolCoach can help you achieve amazing scores on the USMLE Step 1.

Master your USMLE Step 1 with Our Expert Tutors

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260+ Scorers

MedSchoolCoach USMLE Step 1 Tutors have mastered every facet of the exam. They understand the goals of each question, including pathology questions, and will help you learn how to approach the exam.

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Expert Teachers

Not only do our Tutors know basic science, they are also incredible teachers who know how to deliver comprehensive USMLE tutorials. In addition, before our USMLE Tutors can work with students, they have to complete one of the most rigorous selection processes in the country.

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Best Results

Because of our comprehensive, personalized approach, our Step 1 students have increased their scores by incredible numbers.

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PERSONAL ATTENTION

At MedSchoolCoach, we customize our USMLE Step 1 preparation plan to you so that you can achieve the best possible result.

Our Success

Studying for the USMLE Step 1, 2, 3 and COMLEX requires the ability to retain an immense amount of information. Our COMLEX and USMLE tutorials help students understand what is important, why it's important, and how to achieve incredible scores.

MedSchoolCoach Step 1 Averages

  • 35 – average number of one-on-one tutoring hours
  • 23-55 – average score increase range
  • 10 – average years of tutoring experience for our Tutors

Step 1 Score Information

  • 194 – passing Score
  • 229 – average score
  • 273 – highest score achieved by a MedSchoolCoach student

Step 1 Pass Rate

  • 73% – IMG
  • 89% – U.S. DO graduate
  • 94% – U.S. MD graduate

Step 1 Exam Details

  • The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 is a one-day computer exam that most students take after their second year of medical school.
  • The USMLE Step 1 assesses your understanding of, and ability to apply, important science concepts that are essential to practicing medicine.
  • There are seven exam sections with 40 questions each for a total of 280 questions, many of which are pathology questions.

What Is Included

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Private Instruction

Personalized, one-on-one tutoring targeted at your weaknesses and highest-yield material.

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The Best Tutors

MedSchoolCoach has the most rigorous screening and training process of any medical school tutoring company, producing some of the best tutors in the country.

Team Appproach

From the start, you will have dedicated educators working as a team to help you maximize your score.

Flexible Learning

You do not need to buy any test prep material. We will work with what you have. If you need recommendations, we can provide them.

On-Demand Practice

Our tutoring approach may use Q-banks, topics, or rapid fire high-yield online practice tests.

ONLINEMEDED

MedSchoolCoach has an exclusive partnership with OnlineMedEd to provide a complete lecture series plus course material directly to you.

Higher Score & Money Back Guarantee

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Meet a Tutor

Dr. Ramirez scored higher than a 260 on his USMLE Step 1 and Step 2

500,000 tutoring hours

23-55 point score increases

98% satisfaction rate

How It Works

We work comprehensively with every student throughout their USMLE journey.

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INTAKE FORM

We learn about you extensively through our comprehensive intake form. This helps us identify the best Tutor for your needs.

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SCHEDULE

You and your Tutor will schedule sessions that are convenient for you. That means weekends, nights, or whenever you need.

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GAME PLAN

With an understanding of your situation, your Tutor will help you develop a USMLE Step 1 practice strategy.

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SCORE HIGH

You and your Tutor will review the subject matter, like pathology questions, in ways you have not seen before, maximizing your results.

Ace Your Exam

Throughout the process. you will have access to amazing MedSchoolCoach Tutors who provide invaluable personal insight as well as test prep tools that have been created through helping thousands of applicants.

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CONTENT REVIEW

COMLEX Level 1 and 2 question

Q-BANK REVIEW

COMLEX Level 1 and 2 personal tutoring chart

STRATEGY

Benefits of Live Online Tutoring

You may not have considered online tutoring, but you should. It's more cost efficient and effective than traditional tutoring.

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Convenient

You can learn from our world-class Tutors in the comfort of your own home with online tutoring.

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Tech-Ready

Our online tutoring platform provides complete video interaction, whiteboard systems, screen sharing, and more.

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Recorded Sessions

Every session is recorded so that you can go back and review any session when needed.

“My MedSchoolCoach tutor was absolutely amazing. My Step 1 increased 35 points!” - Shilpa, MedSchoolCoach Tutoring Client

Meet Some of Our Tutors

Featured Tutor Profiles

Joel Ramirez MD, MedSchoolCoach
Joel Ramirez MD Director of Medical School Tutoring

Dr. Ramirez attended the University of California, San Francisco. He received a 266 on Step 1, 265 on Step 2 CK, and 255 on Step 3. He oversees the team of elite USMLE and COMLEX tutors. He is an experienced and passionate educator and mentor and has been involved in medical school admission for more than 5 years.

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Austin Jolly, MedSchoolCoach Tutor
Austin Jolly Master Tutor

Austin is an MD/PhD student at the University of Colorado and scored a 256 on USMLE Step 1. Austin brings energy and passion to every student he tutors.

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Emmy Yang, MedSchoolCoach Tutor
Emmy Yang Master Tutor

Emmy scored 250+ on Step 1 and 2CK and is passionate about helping students excel in their test preparation.

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Emile Gordon, MedSchoolCoach Tutor
Emile Gordon

Emile is a current radiology resident and medical graduate from UPenn. He is a master tutor with a Step 1 Score >260

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Ashley Paquin, MedSchoolCoach Tutor
Ashley Paquin MD Master Tutor

Ashley has more than 4 years and 500 hours of test prep tutoring experience.

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Alex Withers, MedSchoolCoach Tutor
Alex Withers

Alex has over 5 years of teaching experience, and scored 257 and 258 on her Step 1 and Step 2 exams.

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How We Are Different

We have the very best tutors you can find. In fact, our hiring and training process only accepts about one person for every 50 applicants we receive. Also, you have a Student Success Manager assigned to you whose job is dedicated to helping you succeed!

For Physicians, by Physicians

MedSchoolCoach was created by physicians to help future physicians. At our core, we value educating the next generation of doctors, not profits.

Experience

We have served thousands of students and logged over 500,000 advising hours. No one has more experience with helping students than we do.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Your Step 1 score is extremely important in the residency application process. It helps program directors to sort through thousands of applicants. While many other factors play into what residency you can get, Step 1 is the most important. The most competitive residencies are those with an applicant pool that have a high average Step 1 score.

Yes, you can spend your first session with your Tutor creating a comprehensive study course the USMLE that is tailored to your needs.

Yes, our Tutors are very familiar with Step 1 test prep resources and will be able to advise you on the strengths and weaknesses of different study materials.

Since every student is different and begins tutoring at different starting points, predicting score increases are challenging. However, almost all of our students see significant improvement after working with our Tutors. Regardless of when you come to us, we will help you get a better score. In fact, we believe in this so strongly that we have a score increase guarantee.

Yes! In fact, it's more effective than in-person tutoring. One of the benefits of personalized tutoring is that you will be able to directly coordinate sessions with your tutor. Sessions can occur during the day or night, depending on what works best for you and your tutor. Plus, our tutoring sessions can be conducted anywhere in the world with our video conferencing software and each session and lesson is tailored directly to your individual needs.

Not passing Step 1 can be a very challenging and disheartening experience. However, many of our Tutors have worked with students who have failed the exam before. These students have gone on to pass their exam and continue pursuing their medical careers.

Our Master Tutors have worked for MedSchoolCoach for an extended period of time and their students have an impeccable record of success. Additionally, they have extensive experience working with students who are in challenging situations or have specific needs.

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USMLE Tutoring Reviews

Package Pricing

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Who Raise Their USMLE Score by 23 to 55 Points!

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Expert USMLE Tutor with Extensive Tutoring Experience
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Dedicated Student Success Manager and Director of Tutoring to Track Your Progress
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Recordings of Every Tutoring Session for Future Review
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Written Feedback After Every Session
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Study Schedule Creation with the Best Resources for You
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Expert USMLE Tutor with Extensive Tutoring Experience
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Dedicated Student Success Manager and Director of Tutoring to Track Your Progress
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Recordings of Every Tutoring Session for Future Review
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Written Feedback After Every Session
Plus, you'll also receive:
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Study Schedule Creation with the Best Resources for You
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Guaranteed Score Increase (ask for details)
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40
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Tutoring Hours

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Expert USMLE Tutor with Extensive Tutoring Experience
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Dedicated Student Success Manager and Director of Tutoring to Track Your Progress
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Recordings of Every Tutoring Session for Future Review
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Written Feedback After Every Session
Plus, you'll also receive:
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Study Schedule Creation with the Best Resources for You
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Guaranteed Score Increase (ask for details)
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Bonus Hour of Residency Advising with a Physician Advisor ($375 value)
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1
One-on-One Private
Tutoring Hours

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Expert USMLE Tutor with Extensive Tutoring Experience
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Dedicated Student Success Manager and Director of Tutoring to Track Your Progress
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Recordings of Every Tutoring Session for Future Review
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Written Feedback After Every Session
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10
One-on-One Private
Tutoring Hours

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Expert USMLE Tutor with Extensive Tutoring Experience
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Dedicated Student Success Manager and Director of Tutoring to Track Your Progress
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Recordings of Every Tutoring Session for Future Review
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Written Feedback After Every Session
Plus, you'll also receive:
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Study Schedule Creation with the Best Resources for You
Silver
25
One-on-One Private
Tutoring Hours

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Expert USMLE Tutor with Extensive Tutoring Experience
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Dedicated Student Success Manager and Director of Tutoring to Track Your Progress
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Recordings of Every Tutoring Session for Future Review
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Written Feedback After Every Session
Plus, you'll also receive:
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Study Schedule Creation with the Best Resources for You
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Guaranteed Score Increase (ask for details)
Gold
40
One-on-One Private
Tutoring Hours

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Expert USMLE Tutor with Extensive Tutoring Experience
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Dedicated Student Success Manager and Director of Tutoring to Track Your Progress
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Recordings of Every Tutoring Session for Future Review
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Written Feedback After Every Session
Plus, you'll also receive:
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Study Schedule Creation with the Best Resources for You
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Guaranteed Score Increase (ask for details)
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Bonus Hour of Residency Advising with a Physician Advisor ($375 value)

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