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Old 02-09-2012
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Question Should I do Step 3?

HI everyone, i am confused about giving step 3 or not. I scored 235/99 in step 1 and 251/99 in 2 CK and and pass cs in 2nd attempt, is it good idea to give step 3 before residency to increase chance of getting residency....?

Please give me advice..
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Hello there,

As per my understanding, I would advice you to go for Step 3 IF you think you're ready and already have some US clinical experience under your belt. USCE is more important that Step 3.

Read this -

http://www.usmle-forums.com/general-...html#post93749

I'm sorry to ask but why did you have to repeat CS? I mean considering your brilliant other scores. What was the problem?

Wishing you all the best...
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Hello there,

As per my understanding, I would advice you to go for Step 3 IF you think you're ready and already have some US clinical experience under your belt. USCE is more important that Step 3.

Read this -

http://www.usmle-forums.com/general-...html#post93749

I'm sorry to ask but why did you have to repeat CS? I mean considering your brilliant other scores. What was the problem?

Wishing you all the best...
Now a days step 3 is more important than clinical experience .... i understand it from my ivs .....
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Now a days step 3 is more important than clinical experience .... i understand it from my ivs .....


thanks for the reply...can you tell me more about your experience.. your advice is really needed..
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thanks for the reply...can you tell me more about your experience.. your advice is really needed..
One program said , they r looking for candidates with high step 3 ... and one said step 3 is imp .... and now a days most people applying residency with step 3 ....
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@FSUSTC - I was just quoting what StepTaker told me (who incidentally happens to be one of the forum staff).
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@FSUSTC - I was just quoting what StepTaker told me (who incidentally happens to be one of the forum staff).
I know .... actually , if u take this exam and do well..... and its a big plus ....
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what you mean by do well in step 3...? i think more than 230 is better right.....?
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what you mean by do well in step 3...? i think more than 230 is better right.....?
Definitely , g8 score for step 3 .....
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