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Old 10-09-2009
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Default Is USMLE has become more Difficult than before?

Are the USMLE steps getting harder than before? Does it take more to be a 99er today than it was several years ago?
Really curious.
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Default stress stress and more stress

Obviously its harder
1. More people doing it.
2. This December they are having a meeting to change the grade needed to pass/ Again (just gives us more to worry about).
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Obviously its harder
1. More people doing it.
2. This December they are having a meeting to change the grade needed to pass/ Again (just gives us more to worry about).
What do you mean by changing the grade needed to pass?
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What do you mean by changing the grade needed to pass?
He means that the USMLE community will revise the minimum passing performance (not grade).
This news is mentioned in this website news page here
http://www.usmle-forums.com/usmle-news.php
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To start with well I think this is very disturbing overall and the scores will surely dwindle for all making it difficult to attain residency in U.S! I know a friend whose step1 score was 252, but his step2 score plummeted to 222. He missed 15 Questions in exam, and said the exam has become difficult besides being lengthy and in no way similar to earlier versions.
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