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Old 04-01-2014
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Hi guys so i am going to take CS in mid April
I am planing to apply for match this September.

My question is what is last safe date that i can take Ck exam for match this year..?

According to ECFMG website it is recommended that examine should take Ck no later than July 27 this is for 2013..
Is this applicable to 2014 too?

Due to certain reasons i can not take CK in July.

Can i take Ck at Aug 6 2014 as safe date??

How long does it take then to get ECFMG certificate after getting CS and CK results?
i am really worried ..any advice would be appreciated..

For examinees whose circumstances require that they receive Step 2 CK scores before September 25, it is recommended that they take Step 2 CK no later than July 27, 2013. - See more at:
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I would Suggest Taking CK not later than mid. of july. so you receive your score 1 month before ERAS.

are your medical credentials verified ? if yes july is very good time to take CK.

you'll receive CS score on June 18. CK score report around end of july/beg of august. then issuing ECFMG certificate takes time also.

i don't think that it's gonna be the same this year though. last year i remember they increased passing score for CK and that was the major reason of delaying the reporting dates.

also fact to consider is that this year ERAS should open in the beginning of september (as usual), while last year it opened on 15th of september.

if you take CK on aug 6 - score report will be available let's say in best case 27th of august. 3 days before ERAS opens.

i wouldn't risk it

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