I just wrote my step 2 ck today and found it very difficult. For my prep I did:
Studied 3 months
Read MTB2 x4
Watched Kaplan Cardio lecs only
UWorld 1.5x: 60% (first time around) I was getting 70% on random blocks my second time
UWSA 1: 211 (3 weeks before exam)
Free 150 Q's" 80% (2 days...
Can we start a thread where everyone posts experiences and results of their exam in one place? With all the changes going on for these exams, it would be convenient if we have one thread for this.
Good luck to everyone studying for this exam.
Where to begin...it was as difficult as people say. Questions weren't all that long, sure some were like 9-10 lines but there were some that were only 4-5. Had around 5-10 minutes at the end of each block (but I am a native english speaker so keep that in mind). 2 drug ads with 2 questions each...
Yesterday i took my exam, and here i will try to share my experience.
First of all a little background: Im 23 years old azerbaijani IMG from Russia. YOG 2013
Took my step 1 in 30.04.2013 and got 244. I wait for my step 1 score for 2 months due to verification documents problem (i...
I cannot believe that finally it is my turn to write an experience thread in the CK forum :) it has been a long journey and I hope to be able to help others too! Happy-2
First a little about me: I'm a medical student in my last year of med school. I prepared for this exam for...
Hello again everyone,
As I mentioned in my step 1 experience, I'm not good with writing but still am gonna give it a try. I know everyone wants to score high and even I did but I don't really think people who score high are people who read a lot of books or did many Q-banks. Step 2 CK is anyways...
Took my exam on 28 Oct and got my result on 20th Nov.
IMG(Pakistan) YOG 2008. Step 1 228.
I am planning to apply for IM next year.
STEP 2 CK; 241
Total duration 6 months.
MTB2 (Medicine and Psychiatry)
MTB3 (All other subjects)
Kaplan Q bank(half...
I gave my ck exam on the 20th nov..
Studied for about 5.5 months...
used mtb2+3 and kaplan notes..
my cumulative performance
kaplan q bank. 67 %
nbme 6 265
the exam was doable..all those saying the qs are lengthy and u cant finish it in time..that's not the...
Hi guys! I just got my score report----243.
I took the exam on the 30th of October. By the way, I'm 5 years post medical school.
Total prep time-----4 months.
Intense prep time---3 weeks to the exam.
UWSA 2 weeks out---252.
NBME 4 one week out-----242(accurate predictor)
Free 150 2 days...
Hi everybody! I got my results today and i'm sooooooo glad of it: 231. I wanna thank all people who wrote on this forum...i found all suggestions, experineces and so on very helpful to give this examination!
Maybe It's not an amazing score...but i'm fully satisfied of it because my only goal is...
First of all, I want to thank everyone for all their contributions to this website. It has been a tremendous help getting ready for step 1 and now step 2 CK.
Little bit about me: I took my step 1 last november, did a few rotations and then started studying for step 2 this April. I took the...
Here is my experience.
Study period:4 months
Kap lecture notes
Mtb 2 & 3
Dr.Fischer's flash cards
Took my test last week on Oct 16th. It was not a bad test. The one thing guys you gotta watch for is T I M E!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I never had a time issue on usmle...
To God be the glory for this happy ending.I got alot of inspiration and motivation from this forum and i hope my experience will help someone
I started prep may and took exam in sept 16,study hrs 2-5hrs because i work full time but i made sure not a day pass without studying even if...
Been meaning to write this for the last few days, but didnt have the time thanks to a lot of travelling and other post exam revelries :D
Brief introduction- IMG, graduate of 2012, from India, Step 1 taken in January with a score of 243. Pending CS. Planning on applying for 2015 match...
Today I did usmle step 2 ck,felt a little hard test. I had faster read in last question because don't had time. My first block missing last 2 question. I don't know. I think, I was very hard.. I hope have approved. I would like to do 240. But, really, I felt not approved.
I did usmle...
Thanks God finished my exam. I really don't know how it went. but my fair advice is please practice as much questions as you can just to manage time.
The only thing which makes a big issue is time management, rest every question is doable .
I will write my experience after my...
Hi guys, just wanted to share my exam prep and experience.
I had a 260 on step 1, was very satisfied with my score, prepared for 9 months after my graduation.
1) I took 3 months and ten days.
2) Materials included KLN, Kaplan q bank online, Uworld online, NBME self...
Step 2 CK Experience
(2012 Graduate from Pakistan)
Before going into the details I would like to thank Allah SWT for giving me such an honor of high scores. I can't thank him enough for this blessing.
I have read countless number of experiences on different USMLE forums and...
Read Kaplan CK notes 2 times
MTB2 two times
uworld q bank 90% mixed modes, mostly untimed. scored 81%. did once only
Preparation time 4.5 months.
Exam score 261. should have scored higher if i did u world in timed mode that was the only blunder i did.
Exam is difficult. dont worry, you will...