The courses are conducted at both Touro College of Medicine (230 West 125th Street, NY 10026) and at our NYCSPREP Center of USMLEs excellence (1970 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, NY 10026).
JFK or LGA are located approximately 17 and 7 miles away respectively. Newark Airport in New Jersey is close as well.
There is ample public transportation. The A,B,C,D trains to West 125th Street Station. The 4,5,6 trains to East 125th street Station. Cabs into the city is a standard fixed fee.
All our faculty members are practicing physicians. Our faculty is extremely experienced in teaching all the USMLE and we have helped AMGs, FMGs, DOs, old graduates and new graduates alike.
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We believe our course fees are among the most affordable in the market, and have priced our products understanding how expensive preparing to become a physician can be. We do have affiliation with several schools, and some of these schools provide their students with discounts. You will have to approach your school to regarding this discount.
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Currently we only offer individualized study programs with highly skilled tutors but are in the process of launching our Step 1 review program sometime early next year. Because of our tremendous success in our other review courses, we have sought to bring the same innovative approach to Step 1 and are confident that when we do launch our Step 1 course, we will live up to the high expectations students have come to expect from NYCSPREP.
Our highly skilled tutors work closely with students to help identify their strengths and weakness and tailor a study program that will help them achieve their true potential. We have worked with medical students as well as old graduate achieve their goal of not only passing but also excelling on Step 1. And although our current sample size is small, as we have only recently started our Step 1 program, our current pass rate is 100% and our students have earned an average performance of 228 on the exam.
Our CK program runs 6 weeks and is offered throughout the year. You can start on any Monday during the year and your course will finish when the material repeats itself. We have designed it this way to accommodate students with varying schedules and commitments.
We designed our program not only to help our students pass the exam but reach their true potential. Currently all our students have reported passing their exam and have averaged 237. We have had a strong mix of students from AMGs, to US IMGs and FMGs who have taken our programs. We have helped many medical students and old graduates alike as different stages of preparation in reaching their goal and are confident we can tailor our program to fit your individual needs.
While all CK review programs may help identify and teach you the highest yield concepts CK, we place an added an unique emphasis on teaching you how to apply your knowledge base. We integrate question analysis and teach you the art of breaking down clinical vignettes in order to arrive at the best answer choice. In helping students learn this difficult art form we are confident you will be able to achieve a score that most reflects your true knowledge base.
While our Live course is currently only held at our Manhattan based center, we do have remote online access available for students who would like to attend the course from other locations. We currently use gotomeeting.com and gototraning.com and their gototraining platform to deliver our class remotely.
Although we have designed our program to maximize your success and ability to achieve your desired goals we do recommend that our students plan for an additional 2-4 weeks after their course ends for additional individual study. We depart you with the necessary knowledge base and test taking skills upon completion of the course but want you to hone these skills with intensive individual prep for the final leg of you CK preparation.
We highly recommend our Premium Package (our most popular package) because it is the most comprehensive package and provides you with additional time to prepare for the exam. But we do understand that because of time restraints and cost not everyone is able to be so sign up for our Premium Package. For those looking for a more cost-efficient program, as well for those who are unable to stay in New York for an additional length of time, we would recommend our Standard Package. And for those who are already well prepared and confident in their approach and are only seeking to assess their overall readiness then our 12 Case Mock Exam Package might be the most appropriate for you.
You do not have to prepare for the CS before coming to the course. We suggest that you come with an open mind, and a willingness to learn. It usually takes about 2 to 3 weeks of intense prep to be ready for the test. You might want to brush up on your typing skills.
Although we have had students take the exam within the week after the course, it usually takes about 2-3 weeks after the course to prepare for the exam. Remember that the new format demands more precise history taking, physical exam and a well written Patient Notes, & practice makes perfect.
We have taught over 4000 students since we started in 2009, and we have a 97 % pass rate overall and a 99% plus pass rate for US IMGs and AMG.
Our CPR is a detailed report, outlining your performances in all the components of the CS test - CIS, ICE and SEP. We are conducting ongoing statistical studies to predict how our CPR will reflect your performances in the real CS Test.
Our Standardized Patients or SPs are an integral part of our success. They have all been part of our Program since our inception. They are professionally trained to provide an evaluation of your performance, and have experience working in several medical schools.
We have been doing this course in New York for the 10 plus years. We also have courses in Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic and looking to expand our course offering both domestically and internationally. Please call to inquire about other upcoming dates and locations.
We have partnered with teaching based hospitals across the greater NYC area as well as in New Jersey. All our clinical sites are ACGME and or AOA accredited.
No. You can do clinical rotations prior to completing your USMLE exas as long as you are a current medical student or former graduate.
Yes. We only offer Clinical clerkships and Externships, and do not offer observerships. We have selected our partner sites carefully in order to ensure all our medical students and visiting physicians receive an exceptional overall clinical experience.
ASAP. The sooner you register the more likely we will be able to secure you a start date and spot in the clinical rotation of your choice. Although we require that you submit your required documents and have paid for your spot a minimum of 3 weeks prior to your rotation start date, we strongly recommend you do it much more in advance, Ideally 2-3 months before.
Our rotations are offered throughout the year and will generally begin the the first Monday of every calendar month. Our rotations vary between 4-6 weeks in duration, but we can also accommodate longer duration rotations on a case-by-case basis.
Documents required to do clinical rotations are pretty standard across the United States. Please contact us for further details and we will be able to provide you with further details and required forms.
No special VISA is required; you can do your rotation on a Visitor VISA. Although we do not provide VISA processing services, we will gladly work with you to help facilitate your safe and successful arrival to the United States.
NYCSPREP should receive a written or verbal notice of a student's intention to terminate their enrollment one (1) month prior to clinical rotation start date. A refund of all money paid by the student minus an administrative fee of $350 will be provided within ten (10) days of termination date. We, NYCSPREP, reserve the right to cancel any rotation two (2) weeks prior to your start date.
We currently offer Mock interviews, Personal Statement and Resume editing services.
We bring a wealth of experience and work to set you up to impress the selection committees with your application and on interview day. It is of the highest important to make the most of each interview and we make sure you do exactly that in order to help you gain a competitive advantage over others candidates come rank time.