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Important Dates for USMLE Preparation


  • October 31stStep 1 Informational meeting with AWOME
  • Late October- Early November: Begin USMLE registration process (create account)
  • Mid-November: Complete Certification of ID and Authorization form and submit to AWOME (this requires a photo) via email at:
  • Prior to Winter Break: Complete registration process and select an exam date on the Prometric website


  • February 10thComprehensive Basic Science Examination – Step 1 Practice Test
  • Mid- to Late-February*: Step 1 Dedicated Scheduling Workshop  
  • March 10th: End of Phase 1b; Beginning of Dedicated Study
  • April 24th: Beginning of Intro to Phase 2

*Exact date to be determined