My Study Plan
I might not be the best person to take advise from as my Step 1 score was 235, this is how I made my study plan based on my experience with Step 1
Step 1 score 235 (July 2013, first attempt)
Step 2 CK : planned for 31 December 2013
Step 2 CS : planned for 3rd/4th...
Can the fresh-veterans here take the time to review this study schedule.
What I have already done is one-read of Kaplan for Anatomy, Physio, B.Chem[+FA], Pharm, Immuno[+FA]. Micro[+FA]. Basically left with Behavior and Goljan.
Here's what I plan on doing.
Option 1: Goljan RR...
Hey all, I'm an IMG entering a short term grad. course in the UK next month. (Jan-April) Just finished my Step 1 couple of weeks ago. Since I will be in school 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., I would like to put together a study schedule.
The materials I am using will include
IM - MTB 2
Long story short: I delayed my prep by almost a month!
Why? I was focusing on my Clerkships.
Anyways, It's about time I start my prep for the CK, so here goes nothing ...
1) Kaplan Videos
3) MTB 2
4) Kaplan Q-Book
1) Watch Kaplan Videos...
USMLE Step 2 score(18th April, 2012): 249/84 (Step 1 score: 239/99)
USMLE World score: 74% (1st time), 91% (2nd time)
Free 150: 84%
NBME 4: 246, 10 days before the exam
NBME 2: 246, 1 month before the exam
Time taken to prepare: 5 Months
Material: Kaplan Lecture Notes + all videos (once)...
Hello I'm an IMG from Colombia.
I graduated in 2010
I just did the step 1 last month, I got a bad score 190/75 after 1 year of reading by myself, based in Kaplan lecture notes and UWQbank.
After this result I lost my confidence, although I realized I made mistakes during my preparation.
hello guys ,
im new in the step 2 forum and i took step 1 recently
my question is what is the best way to prepare for step 2 ( im hoping to get above 250)...... whats the best books , q banks.......etc
i heard that preparing for step 2 is way easier than step 1 but i really wanna get a...
Hi Guys, I just started ck2 prep... I must have to give my exam by the 1st week of July. I have got Kaplan, MTB2 and Uworld bank. I just have almost 2.5month . ..Could u please guide me that how should I start and plan my study and What should be the study schedule to get some really good score...
I have 3 months for CK prep.
I want to ask, is MTB with UWorld is enough to get high score in CK? actually considering short time, I want to skip Kaplan CK Lecture Notes and keep my focus on uworld instead.
Have to start studying for step 2 Ck beside my busy schedule in the lab. I have read some chapters including cardiology from Kaplan Int. Med , and bought step up medicine, Master the board for step 3, USMLE secrets for step 2 and checking around that I would need any other question bank apart...
I am a FMG from India. I graduated last year & just took my step 1.
I want to take step 2 Ck within 3 months from now.
Can you please suggest the best way to do that?
The game plan? :)
Those who have already taken step 2 ck - looking back, what do you think would be the best way to...
I have finished my clinical rotations and schedule to take Step 2 CK exam. As I feel my internal medicine is not strong enough, I plan to use Step-up to medicine plus a supplemental book for non-IM system diseases along with UW Q bank for reviewing. I like to know, which supplemental book is...
I have already done Step-1 have 4 months to prepare for 2CK.
Here is my plan and I appreciate ur advice:
UW Qbank (twice) parallel with a book which highlights important points and I can write down additional notes to have a review book for last few days before exam (like the way I used...
I am new to the step 2 forum. I took my step 1 few days back. Just wanted to know which all study materials I shoud go thru for step 2-is it the same- Kaplan CK Lecture Notes + FA for CK or something additional? actually have no one to guide in my college.
So someone plz help me...
I was wondering if Uworld (3 months) + MTB-CK (for Internal Medicine only) + Internal Medicine Video + Kaplan CK Qbank would suffice for the CK exam? I have to do this all in 3.5 months??
Your input will be greatly appreciated!
I am an IMG and graduated in 2007. I just got done with Step 1 and haven't managed to score well. I got a 208/79. I read somewhere that this score of Step 1 just closes down the options for me. I don't know how true that is. If someone can comment on this, please feel free to...
Hi everyone....after taking a longgggggggg break of 20 days after step 1 planning to start my CK prep today :sorry:.....after a very thorough investigation :redcheeks; and pestering everyone on their advice :D I came up with the following time table......
Total Prep time:4 months
i recently got my step 1 score... and i passed, im happy because i thought i failed but its actually a "low pass"
the thing is that i really need to improve my step2ck score in order to ensure at least some interviews with IM programs, but i need to take my exam before march...