I have successfully given my step 1 and now preparing to give my step 2 cs in the month of april and then start my prep for step 2ck....can anyone tell can i successfully complete my preparation and give my exam in time to match for 2012-2013....
Im right now on a crossroads, I started studying for step 2 ck on Dec and have already done DIT and read MB2 once and started reading Kaplan Lectures IM book but I feel like I have to start doing questions but some people keep telling me to do Kaplan Qs first while others to start doing UW...
I got Irfan Mir notes and It has proved to be a boon. It is a review of Kaplan notes, u world and passing step 2.
It's actually collection of facts we need to cram for the exam.
The only problem is that notes are exhaustive I mean unable to finish all.
But still it's good.
Find the notes...
guys I've already passed my step one, last august and after 4month of a full time job I am planning to do my step two CK. I read a little of Kaplan CK Notes and started UW qkank because after so many hours of work doing questions is what motivates me more.
I have done 23% of questions 56% score...
happy new year guys ..
just gave nmbe form 4 got 490/228.. exam in 45 days ..
I have done Uworld once 61% is my average score and hv read kaplan notes once too..
plz advice me how to go about from now on till exam date....
I did my UWSA for step CK today ,,,
Got 490/216 ,, my exam will be on Feb 14 ,, meaning exactly 45 days from now ,, I don't know how I should feel about that BUT all I know is that I'm not comfortable at all :confused::confused::confused:.
Attached to my thread a snapshot of my score report ...
Here's my story with preparation in brief :
1- I finished Kaplan CK LN + DVDs
2- Finished MTB-CK
3- Finished Kaplan CK Qbook
4- Did Kaplan CK Qbank twice (1st offline, 2nd online with average of 59%)
5- Did form 2 NBME >> score 360 >> = 197
6- Finished 2nd reading of Kaplan LN and MTB with...
Hi guys ... I'm preparing fro step 2 CK for long time now, I started my prep like 6-5 months ago with on and off mode of studying .. so far
Kaplan CK Notes IM X 2times
Kaplan CK Notes Peds, Obgyn, and Psychiatry X 1time and didn't finish it
Kaplan CK Notes Surgery X 1time long time ago...
I have not taken step 1 yet but I was wondering does step 2 CK has strong relation to step 1. I mean does it differ how much u prepared for step 1 on your study for step 2 and the period it takes to prepare ??????:confused::confused::confused::confused:
I have covered both mtb 2 and mtb 3 and am looking for one more book for revision to add to the mtb and uw knowledge.
What do you guys recommend if you have done any of these?
thanks n good luck
I had a prep diary before it ran into 2 pages and 180 posts :) http://www.usmle-forums.com/usmle-step-2-ck-forum/9156-my-daily-step2-prep-progress-diary.html
People found it difficult going all the way to the last page and of course nobody has the time or enthusiasm to go through all the posts...
I just did the NBME online form 4 with expanded feedback...
got really low score...370....
1) what i should do to improve my score?
2) I have been provided with the wrong answers, but from where can i get the correct answers?
3) I have planned my exam in last wk of Dec? shall I postpone it? :toosad:
I am left with around 15 % of my uworld and my exam is in a month. i was thinking of saving these 15 % for the end and buy Kaplan CK Qbank and do those in that time..
any suggestions? or should I just repeat my uworld?
I am just about to start my CK prep..
I was thinking of joining as a junior resident in a hospital, just to get some home country LoRS...
I was really confused if i should join or not..i am planning to take CK in mid March to end....is it doable..is the time enough???. please lemme know fast...