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Old 05-03-2010
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What's up everybody?

What's the big deal about Step 2 CS? I am american born IMG, just took Step 1 almost 4 days ago (hope I did well, every day I question that more) and am now wondering, what's next? I want to apply for the upcoming match but I realize I really have to hustle.

So... Step 2 CS... if you were to summerize it in one sentence, what would you say?

How bad do you need to hurry for CK? I think Step 1 was a fair test. I'm not the smartest, but score above average usually (on board simmulation stuff).

All I know about Step 2 CS is that you have to be all curious and act caring to a simulated patient. What format do you have to write the report in?
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Old 05-04-2010
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American born IMGs usually have no problem in the language part of the CS. Which is a great advantage on your side.

Summarizing CS in one sentence " It's a game played by you and the SP where you should go by the rules mentioned in First Aid!"

CK or CS first? See this thread

Best CS courses? See this thread
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