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  1. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hi dear dr I am a doctor from … I graduate in 2006. It takes 2 years on and off for me to complete my study and get ready for step 1. I read all the Kaplan lecture notes and listen to DVDs. I do around 3000 tests but not from a definite Q bank and not in a situation the same as the real...
  2. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    I really don't knw wat to do.. I thought I read all that was needed.. :toosad: really depressed any advise anyone please.. I am an non us- img yog-2012 do I still have any chance...
  3. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hi, I am an IMG. I took my step 1 last month recently received my test scores for the same and I didn't clear it. While I am terribly disappointed with the results, I wish to retake the exam. But before I commit to it, I would like to know the realistic chances of getting placed into a...
  4. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    hello to u all people out there!!! i took step 2 attempt in year 2011 but unfortunately or fortunately i got 74 two digit score..i am thinking again to appear in step 2 exam..in 2011 i was fresh medical graduate with no or very less clinical practical exposure but now in 2013 i think i am in...
  5. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    I'm a bit embarrassed of writing that among all those kind of scores, but since this community is about sharing and helping each other, I want to write something, because I need a bit of help too... I failed. 179 is my score. I can't actually say it was completely unexpected because I really...
  6. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hi, I took step 1 in 2010 but failed in that.............but due to some issues I couldn't retake the test. But I am planning to take it now. But would it be stupid for me or should i go ahead, because 1 time failure and that too for IMG would mean a lot. Please advise.
  7. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    HI everyone, I'm an IMG, and recently failed CS now for the second time, which is kind of a problem since I'm participating in this year's match... Anyway, I'm taking it again at the end of december, and I'm wondering what to do to not fail again, obviously. I attended Ximedus review in Florida...
  8. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    hi guys, failed my CS exam today , the CIS part , i want honest advice shall i continue my medical path or quit , just it dosen't make sense to me to try very hard when chances re very low step 1 : 218 step2 :235 greencard holder YOG:2009 have us clinical experience extership for 1 year and...
  9. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    Hello, I am an IMG I did CS in 2011 and I failed the reason of my failure is lack of communication skills So can you explain in detail why did I fail? I forgot to call 3 patients by their name I never did counseling for alcohol smoking or sex practice I told the grandmother of a...
  10. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hi everyone, I have given step 1, did not clear it and didnt get any elective so far. I am currently working on 2 research papers in my home country. As an IMG, is it advisory for me to continue with the second attempt of the step 1, extend my internship for longer and continue in the same path...
  11. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hey all, I failed step 1 once in August 2013. I am giving it again. Has anyone else been through this? could you please share your experience? How do you guys suggest I test myself to correlate to the exam? I already took all the NBMes and Uworld assessments. I want to see where I am but not...
  12. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    i failed step one again.. i gave first attempt without much studying and under pressure as i was doing my MD in medicine from india.. i gave 2nd attempt on 16th oct 2013 and failed again (185 ).. plz help me will giving third attempt will be helpful .. i am on dependent visa here and my husband...
  13. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    I am a graduate of Dec 2012 and gave my step 2 cs in June 2013. Can't say what went wrong , but I only be able to clear English language(SEP) part. I studied about 6 weeks and made few mistakes , from what I can recall . I didn't give any other step so far , just preparing for my step 1 for...
  14. USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Hi everyone, I need help I'm having difficulties starting study again after I failed step 1, couple months ago. Please I need some advise how to start, I feel frustrated, but I need support from this forum, please any study plan. I have LN, videos, FA 2012, I did Kaplan QBank, but my...
  15. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    TL;DR: PRACTICE! PRACTICE! PRACTICE!!! Do a full 15 minute case followed by 10 minute note writing session. Use a stop watch! Speak english constantly! Use gloves! Use abbreviations! Doctors are not gods, be nice! His primary mistake on the 1st attempt was that he did not have enough time...
  16. IMG Residency Match Forum
    I am really scary and disappointed, I need your opnion please I pass CS with 1st attempt but failed step 2 ck a few month ago. Now I am preparing very well to take it again and hope with high score, and at the same time I am doing Neurology research which will be for a year in university...
  17. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    I am really scary and disappointed,I need your opnion please I pass CS with 1st attemp but failed step 2 ck a few month ago. Now I am preparing very well to take it again and hope with high score, and at the same time I am doing Neurology research which will be for a year in university...
  18. IMG Residency Match Forum
    hello doctors, are there any success stories for IMGs matching or at least getting IVs (this match) with a second attempt on CS :rolleyes: ? my scores are 230+ and hopefully i will apply next match :o
  19. USMLE Step 2 CS Forum
    So I just found out yesterday that I failed CS on ICE. I am AMG.... I think my problem is missing diagnoses and didn't perform relevant physical exams... Now, my questions is, do i need to sign up for a live course for my problem, or just read FA more and do more Kaplan cases. Cuz I have heard...
  20. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hi today i got the news that I failed cs. I was already preparing for step 1 retake. I am a green card holder. Is there any field of Medicine that I can apply for residency? i have paid fee for step1 retake already. I was sure that I will pass cs. I know my chances are almost none. I need...
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