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Group talk CK takers in August 2012 Please update us!

i am starting this thread due to the recent changes of step 2 ck exam starting August 2012 !
things i am interested to know about are
1) is the format still very simillar to UW
2) THE LENGTH OF QUESTIONS STEMS
3)how were the blocks in terms of questions number and stem length ?
4)is the case still reading mtb 2/3 and uw --. score great or is it getting deeper than that!!
i am sooooooooo anxious any1 update me please!!!!!
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Hi,
I took the exam in the last week of july, i felt that the questions were lengthy and in that sense not comaparable to UW..... the concepts remained the same..... one point to add, most of the blocks had lengthy questions at the end.
Time management is VERY important.
Three blocks had just 42 questions..... those were the blocks with abstracts or drug ads......
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I took the exam in the last week of july, i felt that the questions were lengthy and in that sense not comaparable to UW..... the concepts remained the same..... one point to add, most of the blocks had lengthy questions at the end.
Time management is VERY important.
Three blocks had just 42 questions..... those were the blocks with abstracts or drug ads......
Thanks man, so you are saying to read the lengthy questions first then look for the answer in the vignette?
Can you tell us how to prepare for the abstract, drug add questions, i have seen the threads in this forum but did not help me personally.
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Thanks load for sharing !
Putting lengthy qs by the end of the blocks is bot cooooolllll seriously how manipulative !!!!
Gd luck to all
And plzz more ppl share ur experiences !
Oh yeah and approximately how many drug ad abstract u got ( more than 5 ) ????
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hello im preparing for the ck, ive heard about the ads, but dont get it quite well what are those qs all about have no idea! thnx in advance
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Thanks load for sharing !
Putting lengthy qs by the end of the blocks is bot cooooolllll seriously how manipulative !!!!
Gd luck to all
And plzz more ppl share ur experiences !
Oh yeah and approximately how many drug ad abstract u got ( more than 5 ) ????
I got 2 drug ads and 1 abstract. They were not that tough that i thought they might be ...... i just had a look at the 2 drug ads and 2 abstracts given in UW to get a general idea..... That was pretty enough for me..... i'm sure that i got all the 3 qs in the final, RIGHT.
Dont worry abt them....they are easy.
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I got 2 drug ads and 1 abstract. They were not that tough that i thought they might be ...... i just had a look at the 2 drug ads and 2 abstracts given in UW to get a general idea..... That was pretty enough for me..... i'm sure that i got all the 3 qs in the final, RIGHT.
Dont worry abt them....they are easy.
The ones in UW are not easy, at least the abstracts i think they are not easy
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isnt anyone taking the exam yet?
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The ones in UW are not easy, at least the abstracts i think they are not easy
Yes, they are'nt easy, indeed they r very TOUGH..... but the ones in exam were very easy and not comparable to those in UW.....
U just have to get an idea of how to deal with them from those in UW.....
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I posted my experience from a few days ago on here. You can look for it.
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