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Old 08-13-2014
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I took the Step 2 CS 4 times. I am an experimented european physician, 50 yo.I had my results today and I passed.

The step 2 cs was a nightmare for me, failing without knowing why, although I was very well prepared by myself + skype partners.
I even paid for a coach on skype the second time and that was NOT useful at all. I tried different locations for the exam but that was not useful.
At last, I decided to pay for the 5days live Kaplan course in Newark and I eventually understood what was wrong with my practice. They give many many tricks for the step 2 CS

Conclusion: Guys, dont loose time and money with coaches or self preparation. Dont let the failures of step 2 CS stress you and destroy your self confidence :
There is so many specificities in this test, so different from the european practice. Even is you're a very strong physician, professor, etc.
I dont have any royalties from Kaplan but I have to say that the best decision I've made was to take this course before my 4th attempt.
I'm sure I would have failed a 4th time if I had decided to continue working by myself and Skype partners

I hope this can help people to avoid the nightmare I had to go through

Thanks God, for me all this is behind now...
Good Luck.
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