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hi guys,
this is 1st time i am active on this forum..
1st of all i wanna thanks to everyone on this forum..u guys helped me to choose books,qbanks n self assesments[sa] for my step 1 n step2 ck...
i got my ck score n its 239..

total time for ck is 4 month
i did 1 time kaplan lec n notes for all subjects,
then mtb 2 n fa 1 time read after that i started uw n i completed it in 30 days,
then i gave uw sa 1 month before exam n got 237 ,
then i read mtb 2 again n gave nbme form 7 n got 221 n i got depressed as hell,n then i gave nbme 4 n got 238 10 days before exam,
i repeated fa n mtb2 in last week of exam,

i found that uw , mtb2 , n fa is essential for ck..n uw sa n nbme 4 is predictive for ur score..stay relaxed on exam day..time is crucial in exam,,i had one drug add n 3 quetion on same add..

i thinkthis would be helpfull to someone ..thanks again guys...
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thank u for sharing. please share abt length of questions, and difficulty level.
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hi guys,
this is 1st time i am active on this forum..
1st of all i wanna thanks to everyone on this forum..u guys helped me to choose books,qbanks n self assesments[sa] for my step 1 n step2 ck...
i got my ck score n its 239..

total time for ck is 4 month
i did 1 time kaplan lec n notes for all subjects,
then mtb 2 n fa 1 time read after that i started uw n i completed it in 30 days,
then i gave uw sa 1 month before exam n got 237 ,
then i read mtb 2 again n gave nbme form 7 n got 221 n i got depressed as hell,n then i gave nbme 4 n got 238 10 days before exam,
i repeated fa n mtb2 in last week of exam,

i found that uw , mtb2 , n fa is essential for ck..n uw sa n nbme 4 is predictive for ur score..stay relaxed on exam day..time is crucial in exam,,i had one drug add n 3 quetion on same add..

i thinkthis would be helpfull to someone ..thanks again guys...

U mean FA for ck?
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Yes, can you please precise a mean of FA word, You mean a First Aid for Step 2CK book? or anything else?
Thanks...
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Yes, can you please precise a mean of FA word, You mean a First Aid for Step 2CK book? or anything else?
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Ya...fa means first aid for ck
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congratulations on your score, how much was your cumalative performance on uworld when you finished it for the 1st time and the 2nd time pls
congratulations again and best of luck in step 3
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Congratulations men!

Have you used Kaplan Q-bank too, in terms of lengths of the questions they are more look like UW or Kaplan Q-bank questions, which are God Damn it → too long and twisted?

Little bit background → How much was your Step score?

Thanks, ERAS is waiting for you !!!
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Hey.. Congratulations (:
Can you please tell did u do nbme 6? If yes then How did u find it in terms of difficulty level?
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thank u for sharing. please share abt length of questions, and difficulty level.
in real exam lenth of que r same as uw n difficulty nearly same as uw too..i had 3-4 media que [heart sounds]..1-2 videos[of symptom] n 2 photograph [of patient] for syndroms que..
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Ya...fa means first aid for ck
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congrates on your score!

i have been preparing for ck for a while, can you please share how did you use FA during your prep? is it necessary to go through all of it?

thanks in advance..and congrates again..
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Hey.. Congratulations (:
Can you please tell did u do nbme 6? If yes then How did u find it in terms of difficulty level?
Thanks & Enjoyy

thanks faith255..
no i didnt do nbme 6.. i did nbme 7 n it was difficult n i read review about form 7 on this forum n all saying that 7 is much harder than other forms...but as i said i found nbme 4 is predictive..
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congrates on your score!

i have been preparing for ck for a while, can you please share how did you use FA during your prep? is it necessary to go through all of it?

thanks in advance..and congrates again..

thanks ainat...

i read FA befor starting my uw n 2nd time in last week of exam...n its good if can go through all of it..bcoz some topics r overlaping with mtb 2 but some syndromes r not in mtb which r given in FA..
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Congratulations men!

Have you used Kaplan Q-bank too, in terms of lengths of the questions they are more look like UW or Kaplan Q-bank questions, which are God Damn it → too long and twisted?

Little bit background → How much was your Step score?

Thanks, ERAS is waiting for you !!!

thanks citadel08...
i did only uw q bank...n its good enough ....i read review about kaplan Qbank n found that its not necessary...r u asking about my step 1 score?? its 217
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congratulations on your score, how much was your cumalative performance on uworld when you finished it for the 1st time and the 2nd time pls
congratulations again and best of luck in step 3
thanks nadeemhasso

i did uw 1 time only n reviewed only marked que...n cumalative performace is 72%
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i found that uw , mtb2 , n fa is essential for ck..n uw sa n nbme 4 is predictive for ur score..stay relaxed on exam day..time is crucial in exam,,i had one drug add n 3 quetion on same add..

i thinkthis would be helpfull to someone ..thanks again guys...


Can you please tell me if kaplan lectures notes were helpful?
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i found that uw , mtb2 , n fa is essential for ck..n uw sa n nbme 4 is predictive for ur score..stay relaxed on exam day..time is crucial in exam,,i had one drug add n 3 quetion on same add..

i thinkthis would be helpfull to someone ..thanks again guys...


Can you please tell me if kaplan lectures notes were helpful?




Ya!! Kaplan lecture notes r helpful!! I started with Kaplan lecture n notes for all subject except for psychiatry!!it won't take much time!!! So it's better to read notes once!!!
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