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I have many things going on simultaneously and it is freaking me out so I decided to vent it out a little here and also see what you guys suggestThe thing is I wanted to take my exam in december last week.I applied for the exam early november thinking i will get my permit in early december but guess what?I havent received my permit yet its been more than 4 weeks.I called and talked to ECFMG and they say its under process and it will take 1 week.What is this?Isnt it supposed to be done in 3 weeks and to top it off... cant find a date in December....Earliest date available is 16th January because of ECFMG vacations.....Guys I really want to take it at 26,27 dec but those dates are not there and how can I register them if I DONT HAVE A PERMIT YET....Seems like I will have to wait till 16 Jan which I hate...In that case I will have only 3-4 months for CK prep coz I HAVE TO TAKE MY CS BEFORE 13 JULY...guys can CK Be done in 3 months if I start my prep right after my step 1 exam....I am really tense and some calm words and Advice will really help...please suggestions
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I have many things going on simultaneously and it is freaking me out so I decided to vent it out a little here and also see what you guys suggestThe thing is I wanted to take my exam in december last week.I applied for the exam early november thinking i will get my permit in early december but guess what?I havent received my permit yet its been more than 4 weeks.I called and talked to ECFMG and they say its under process and it will take 1 week.What is this?Isnt it supposed to be done in 3 weeks and to top it off... cant find a date in December....Earliest date available is 16th January because of ECFMG vacations.....Guys I really want to take it at 26,27 dec but those dates are not there and how can I register them if I DONT HAVE A PERMIT YET....Seems like I will have to wait till 16 Jan which I hate...In that case I will have only 3-4 months for CK prep coz I HAVE TO TAKE MY CS BEFORE 13 JULY...guys can CK Be done in 3 months if I start my prep right after my step 1 exam....I am really tense and some calm words and Advice will really help...please suggestions
from what i read from CK exam experiences,it takes 4months of 6-8hrs dly to ace ck but 6months max.
i will start ck prep by jan.& write exam by april.CS can be done in 4-6weeks.
so,i think you can do it in 3-4months especially if you studied well for step 1
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from what i read from CK exam experiences,it takes 4months of 6-8hrs dly to ace ck but 6months max.
i will start ck prep by jan.& write exam by april.CS can be done in 4-6weeks.
so,i think you can do it in 3-4months especially if you studied well for step 1
Thanks buddy for your reply.The thing is that I am getting fed up of STEP 1...Have been studying for forever...Well I dont think it will be a good idea to register 2-3 days before exam even if I get a date late december...may be 16th jan is the date for me....
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Thanks buddy for your reply.The thing is that I am getting fed up of STEP 1...Have been studying for forever...Well I dont think it will be a good idea to register 2-3 days before exam even if I get a date late december...may be 16th jan is the date for me....
yeah,dont push it.i always believe God has a reason for some delays we encounter
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Hey I took my test on 29th of nov. I am expecting the scores on 19th Dec. What is the deal about student verification form n stuff? I am in my final year. My college people say they haven't received any verification form yet. It is supposed to be sent by ECFMG. Will my result be delayed bcoz of this? Or do they send this verification form only for graduates?
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same is the case with me. exam was on 31st dec. wanted a week more.. but because of vacations, ended up bookin 23rd jan.. **** tensed abt ck and cs.. dont have time for observerships too!!

lara, what are u studyin right now?
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same is the case with me. exam was on 31st dec. wanted a week more.. but because of vacations, ended up bookin 23rd jan.. **** tensed abt ck and cs.. dont have time for observerships too!!

lara, what are u studyin right now?
Exactly same with me...Initially I was going through FA now i am thinking on quickly revising goljan and a few things from kaplan then FA + UWORLD NOTES
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hey LARA im actually in the same boat as you.
I was expecting my scheduling permit yesterday (its been 3 weeks). And still have yet to receive it.
I called up ECFMG and they said they had a huge influx of form 186 that they needed to process and have been quite delayed.
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