The process to become a licensed physician takes time, but to begin preparing for USMLE Steps is vital. To initiate the preparation with us is the first step in the right direction to achieve Certification in the United States.
There is no exact time in which one must be ready for any Step; preparing time depends on several factors: prior academic achievements, English level, time out of school, Review Course prep, etc. The time required to prepare depends also on time you devote to your preparation.
While it is not necessary to take this course to be eligible for the IMG program, the application program with an appropriate level of preparation makes you a more likely candidate to be considered.
The course knowledge is focused on mastering and reviewing the basic sciences. However most reviewed subjects are high yield for the preparation for Step 2 and Step 3.