USMLE Step 1 Tutoring

USMLE Step 1


Expert one-on-one tutoring will maximize your potential.


The USMLE Step 1 is a necessary, yet daunting, an examination that sets you on the path to attaining your medical license. This intensive examination thoroughly assesses your ability to apply the knowledge, concepts, and principles for effective patient care through rigorous questioning.

To ensure you’re fully prepared to not only pass but really succeed in the exam, you should consider the expertise of the MSC USMLE Step 1 tutoring program.

These personalized, one-on-one tutoring sessions will cover all the Step 1 examination material and question format so that you’re completely prepared for the day.

The tutor, who has expertise in the medical examination field, will work out a schedule with you so that all relevant Step 1 content is covered.

USMLE Step 1 Tutoring Features

For a USMLE Step 1 tutoring program to be effective, it needs to embody a number of unique features that leave you feeling secure in the knowledge that you’re equipped for the task. These features include:

A Customized Approach

No two students are the same. Everyone has a particular learning style or approach that helps them retain information and perform better on the day. Your USMLE Step 1 tutor should be able to customize the program to your needs rather than relying on a formulaic model.

Efficient Methodology

When it comes to the USMLE Step 1 examination, your tutor needs an efficient approach that maximizes your tutoring time. This way you can cover a substantial amount of material in the allocated time.

A Targeted Approach

There’s no reason to focus on what you already know. A good tutor will identify your weaknesses and enable you to address these effects which each session.


Your time is precious and should be treated as such. This is why a good USMLE Step 1 tutor will work out an effective schedule that works for both of you.

Why You Need USMLE Step 1 Tutoring?

In addition to the one-on-one tutoring sessions, you will benefit from, there are a number of other supporting elements that underpin all tutoring programs. With MSC’s USMLE Step 1 tutoring program, you’ll benefit from:

How Our USMLE Step 1 Tutoring Works?

At MSC we make the tutoring process as easy as possible. Once you’ve contacted us and provided us with the relevant information during the consultation scheduling process, we’ll set you up with one of our highly-experienced tutors for a free, 30-minute consultation. During this session, you’ll receive a personalized study plan, a tutoring schedule, and generally get a feel for whether this process will work for you (hint: it will!). Most tutoring sessions are around one hour each, and we recommend at least two sessions a week so that you really get to grips with the content.

About USMLE Step 1

The USMLE Step 1 is the first in a series of three exams that make up the United States Medical Licensing Examination which all medical students must pass to become licensed physicians in the United States. This is a computer-based examination held for over eight hours in a single day. The examination is divided into seven 60-minute blocks and, while the question numbers per block vary, they won’t exceed 40, with the total question number not exceeding 280. In each question, there will be a possible clinical exam scenario with a patient who describes their symptoms and medical history. Through these scenarios, you will be asked the ‘what’ and ‘why’ behind their symptoms. The questions cover all important concepts relating to the practice of medicine, including:


We empower you with the knowledge and confidence to succeed on exam day.


A customized individual plan to help you reach your goal.


Book sessions with our tutors whenever works best for you.


Overperform on exam day with our proven test-taking methodology.


Learn from our trained professional tutors who make medicine fun and easy to understand.

Package Options

We Offer A Variety Of Tutoring Packages, Including Individualized And Group Tutoring Sessions. This Gives You The Flexibility To Choose the Right Budget And Learning Style For Your Success.

Experienced Tutors

Our Tutors Are Elite Students And Physicians Who Have Excelled In School, On Exams, And In Their Careers. They Are Natural and Experienced Teachers Who Are Certified By MSC Faculty.

Free Premium Subscription

When You Sign Up For Tutoring, You Receive Access To Our eLearning Platform, Including Books, Videos, QBank & Forums.

Personalized Tutoring

You’re Matched With The Ideal Tutor Based On The Consultation Session. We Match The Best Teaching Approach For Your Learning Style And Customize Our Program to Maximize Your Results.

Flexible Scheduling

We Work With You To Ensure Tutor Availability Whenever Best Suits Your Schedule, Allowing You To Make The Most Of Your Study Time.

A Targeted Approach

There’s no reason to focus on what you already know. A good tutor will identify your weaknesses and enable you to address these effects which each session.

Meet Your MATCH

Mentoring Advising Tutoring Coaching Hub

Alex Tobias,

Chicago Medical

Ann Dietrich,

Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Eric Neilson,

Ross University
School of Medicine

Ben Doonan,

University of Florida
College of Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions

We accept all major credit cards on checkout. We understand how tough finances can be while going to medical school so we also partner with Affirm to allow payment plans. If you have any further questions, please reach out to info@mscmeded.com

No. After purchasing your package, your tutoring hours can be used, whichever way works best for you.

Our FREE 30 minute consultation works by you telling us a bit about yourself! We use that information to set you up with a member of our tutoring team that best fits your needs. During your consultation, you’ll meet with a tutor and they’ll determine how Medical School Companion can best help you, whether it’s through personalized content tutoring, developing test-taking strategies, or creating a personalized study schedule.

We offer a FREE 30 minute consultation where you’ll meet with one of our exemplary tutors to diagnose your strengths, and weaknesses, and come up with a game plan on how to best coach you towards academic success.

You are matched with a tutor based on the information you provide us during the consultation scheduling process. We match you based on what we believe will be the most beneficial to you and your learning style, strengths, weaknesses and where you are in your medical career. However you are more than welcome to request a specific tutor at any time. Here at MSC we work for you!

Our tutors are an elite group of students and physicians who have excelled during their time in medical school and careers. We chose our tutoring staff based on how well they scored in their board exams, their teaching ability and interpersonal skills.

A typical session lasts for an hour between you and your tutor and will focus on the specific content of your choice. We teach in the learning style that most benefits you because everyone learns differently. The same content can be taught different ways to different tutees. Regardless, every session concludes with you achieving a goal: a deeper understanding of that topic.
Anywhere and everywhere! All of our tutoring sessions are virtual via video meeting platform, so you can master anything from the comfort of your home!

Absolutely! Part of our duty as tutors is to not only help you understand the content, but also help you create the optimal study schedule that works best for you, using the material and resources that we believe can help you master every learning objective tested in school exams and board exams.

As often as you’d like! However, we recommend meeting twice a week. This typically creates a well rounded ratio of individual learning, learning and application paired with your tutor, and individual application of what you’ve learned that week.

Yes! Currently we offer packages that incorporate group learning so that you and your friends can master anything.

Our goal at Medical School Companion is to be exactly that — your companion through the entire medical school journey. Therefore, we tutor for every exam you’ll see in your medical school career, starting from the MCAT, and all the way through clerkship exams. We’re here with you through every board exam.

Yes! Currently we offer a 100 question diagnostic exam for our tutees. When you have your first meeting, we’ll set up your login info for access.

Absolutely! If you want to have your sessions recorded, just let your tutor know and they will record them and send them to you after the session is complete.

Yes! However we believe in our motto “Draw it to know it.” So, you’ll definitely want to create your own notes during your personalized tutoring session.

Send an email to info@mscmeded.com and express your interest. We’d love to get to know you!