USMLE® Step 2 CK
Study Schedule

Customize your Step 2 study period with tailored study plans

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Pick your pace

Choose a tailored learning plan to maximize your
dedicated study period results

study schedule

  • Comprehensive plan for thorough readiness
  • 4–6 hours of study time per day
  • Covering all key Step 2 topics

Qbank training

  • Intensive plan for efficient test practice
  • 4–5 hours of study time per day
  • Enhancing test-taking ability

Step 2 CK

  • Based on latest NBME standards
  • Simulating real test-taking conditions
  • Measuring preparedness

Skip the guess work and study exactly what you need to know

Pre-configured study blocks

Organize your studying with pre-configured learning blocks that consolidate all relevant content into tailored schedules.

High-yield video lectures

Master essential concepts with daily videos. Dive in even deeper with corresponding downloadables and in-depth study materials.

First Aid® references

Enhance your learning approach with interconnected First Aid references, seamlessly synced with every study plan.

Clinical case questions

Test your knowledge with carefully chosen Qbank questions, presented in an exam-simulating environment.

Performance analysis

Continuously monitor your exam readiness with a learning platform that tracks your plan progress and monitors Qbank performance.

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“Lecturio revolutionized my USMLE Step 2 CK preparation journey. The high-yield video lectures clarified even the most challenging clinical concepts, and the robust Qbank honed my problem-solving skills. Lecturio's tailored study plans ensured I covered every essential topic in time for the exam. I passed Step 2 CK with flying colors, and I couldn't have done it without Lecturio!”
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Alex R.
Medical Student, Oregon Health and Science University


The USMLE Step 2 study schedule is a comprehensive, pre-planned study blueprint that guides medical students on their journey to prepare for the USMLE Step 2 exam. This all-inclusive timetable provides a structured study routine, specifying which subjects to cover each day. It offers a diverse blend of learning resources, such as educational videos, Qbank queries, and supportive text-based materials, including references from First Aid, tailored to the needs of Step 2 aspirants.

The all-in-one Step 2 study schedule can be completed in around 7 weeks. As an alternative, if you are already closer to your exam and want to intensify your exam-practice, opt for the 21-day Qbank training. 

The USMLE Step 2 study schedule encompasses all the necessary subjects for the examination. This includes, but is not limited to, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Family Medicine. Each day of the study schedule is committed to a specific subject or a cluster of related subjects.

Our USMLE Step 2 study schedule is meticulously crafted, taking into account intensive research and insights from successful candidates. The schedule is designed to offer a clear path to follow, but we acknowledge the uniqueness of every student. Hence, you have the flexibility to tailor the schedules to match your study preferences and convenience. Nonetheless, for the best outcomes, we advise adhering to the original plan.

The USMLE Step 2 study schedule improves exam preparation by providing a structured and organized approach to your study process. It eliminates the stress of figuring out what to study each day and ensures you cover all the necessary topics. By following the study schedule, you can focus on learning and understanding, knowing that you’re adequately preparing for the USMLE Step 2 exam.

While everyone has their unique learning style, the USMLE Step 2 study schedules are designed to cater to a wide range of learners. Whether you prefer an intense, fast-paced study regime or a more gradual approach, the combination of different study materials ensures a holistic learning experience that helps make the knowledge stick.

Starting with our USMLE Step 2 study schedule is easy. Choose between our 49-day schedule or the 21-day Qbank training based on your needs and time availability, and sign up for free! Once you have the schedule, simply follow the day-by-day plan, dedicating your study time as suggested to each topic.