Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD Education

Important Dates for USMLE Preparation


  • December*: Workshop for USMLE
  • December 21: Winter Break starts

*Exact date to be determined


  • February 8: Comprehensive Science Examination - Practice Test
  • March 8: End of Phase 1b; Beginning of Dedicated Study
  • Third week of March*:  STEPping it Up: Calendaring for USMLE Achievement  (Workshop) 
  • April 29: Beginning of Intro to Phase 2

*Exact date to be determined