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Old 02-21-2016
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I'm an IMG radiology resident in Europe.
It's been 3 years since graduation, so little PE experience...
I just started preparing for STEP 2CS, but I am in total confusion...

I'm using FA step 2cs (fifth edition) as most of you recommend.
BUT! I want to watch videos in order to have a good understanding of what is required for a good PE, what to expect on the actual exam,...
Some people say CSEvideos is totally useless..some people say it's the best thing they ever did...and then there are people who say that there are representatives on this forum promoting CSEvideos...

Please...what do I use in order to prepare?
Any USEFUL tips or experiences are more then welcome.

I am in total desperation...
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Old 02-22-2016
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There is already a lot of free stuff on youtube that may be valuable for you, like these vids:
or this one about blue sheet:
About step 2 cse videos, I finally used them about 2 weeks and it was mainly because my English accent is not that good so I wanted to listen the questions. But they are basically going through FA cases, changing minimal things, and I think she closes way too fast. It may be of some help, but I don't think it worth paying them for 3 months (they are outrageously expensive)...but thatjust my opinion.
I recommend practicing typing as much as you can here:
And this timer is a must to practice in realistic setting:
There is also Uworld, they have some videos for the PE, and you can practice typing too. And they are far less expensive than other options.
Good luck! I'm taking that thing in one week
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Two years flew by. School's out. Now its time for you to sit through an 9 hour exam -- Step 2cs of the USMLE. It doesn't matter what you think you know. All you really know is that you don't know enough. My name is Ricky and I'm a Step-2cs tutor. I've been there, done that and gotten the t-shirt. I've been tutoring for the past few years and I'm very passionate about my job. You know I can help you because I used to BE you. I know what you're feeling. I understand your doubts and apprehensions. I will give you the knowledge, strategy and above all, the confidence to sit for the Step-2cs examination. I use online meetings (Becker/Kaplan style) to offer both written and live instruction, guiding you through your preparation at your personal pace. Included are my personal notes and anytime help via skype.


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