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What you get:

High USMLE® scores may earn you an interview, but they won’t guarantee you’ll Match into residency. Strong interpersonal skills and interview skills are actually more important than scores in ranking decisions—and your personal statement is almost as important as your Step 1 score in deciding whether you are invited to interview.

Kaplan’s ResidencyPrep provides the guidance that International Medical Graduates need to succeed. ResidencyPrep includes 3 services.

  • Application Support: ResidencyPrep Consultants with Program Director experience provide 3 rounds of feedback on your personal statement, ERAS® application, and interview responses via our Application Support website. Four hours of On-Demand video explain every step of the application process.
  • Simulated Interviews: Get 3 practice interviews and extensive feedback on presentation skills via face-to-face video calls with Standardized Interviewers, actors trained by program directors to precisely simulate the interview experience.
  • Live Online Seminars: Program Directors are available for one hour a week to answer any questions you have about obtaining residency. Sessions run every Thursday from May through September each year (7:00 – 8:00 PM ET).

Plus—prepare for your clinical experience and your residency interviews with four hours of On-Demand video covering the ACGME Core Competencies.

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Meet the ResidencyPrep Team

Meet one of our ResidencyPrep Live Online experts

Dr. Mukta Panda

Dr. Mukta Panda trained in India, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, and the U.S.A. She is Chair of Medicine and Program Director for the Transitional Year Internal Medicine Residency at the College of Medicine Chattanooga of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In addition to running an acculturation program for her residents, she has also authored the chapter on IMG Acculturation in the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine Toolkit.

Meet one of our ResidencyPrep Consultants

Dr. Heather Hoffmann

Heather Hoffmann, M.D. has helped thousands of students and residents with their applications and personal statements over 9 years working with Kaplan. She is a former Residency Program Director at University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at the University of Louisville and a fellowship in Surgical Pathology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. She is a board-certified physician with years of experience in academic medicine.

Meet one of our Application Support On-Demand lecturers

Dr. Todd Simon

Todd Simon, MD, FACP, MSEd is Vice Chairman of the Department of Medicine at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. He is also Associate Program Director at New York Methodist Hospital’s Internal Medicine Residency Program and is the former Residency Program Director at Jersey City Medical Center. He is Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He received his M.D. degree from New York University School of Medicine and completed his Masters Degree in Education at the University of Southern California.




Save 30%* on ResidencyPrep when you combine it with another USMLE Prep course.

Save 20%** if you are a current Kaplan Medical student/alumni.

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