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Default Average preparation time for step 3.

Hey guys, I took the step 2CK exam a couple of weeks ago. During this time I've been working on my application, and now that it has been taken care of, I've decided to start looking into the possibility of preparing for step 3.

I know every individual is different and etc etc... but on average how long have people usually taken to prepare for this exam in the past?

Another question... does the score really matter as it does for step 1 and 2. I know a failed attempt can be damaging, but I'm talking about the passing score.

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Originally Posted by passusmlestep3 View Post
It can range from 3 to 8 weeks if you are preparing full time with proper guidance! Good luck...that's the recommended time for preparation for optimal performance for average students!

Dr. Harish M.
Which study materials and plan do you recommend Dr. Harish. Thanks
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Guys... I need urgent help. I have scheduled my step 3 exam for the end of this month but I am not confident with my preparation. I might have to cancel it. I have applied for the match this year. What are the disadvantages if I give my exam with the new pattern? Does it effect me in anyway to match this year? How difficult is the exam going to be from November? I need visa sponsorship for my residency? Does it matter if I get my results in April with the new pattern? Please give me suggestions/answer. Thank u.
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