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Old 10-10-2016
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Which one do you guys think is the better choice??? Please help.
Any personal reviews would be really helpful in deciding.
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Old 10-12-2016
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Default The USMLE success academy is amazing!

I took their course and it was amazing. The course has only 3 students to each doctor and the people teaching and working with you have passed all their usmle exams and are licensed doctors. I don't know about the other program so I cant make a comment. I highly recommend the success academy because you will cover over 25 cases with them and its not just a lecture like other places do. I was doing the 25 minute patient encounters with the SP and then we would discuss each case in great detail with the doctors. I was very weak with my physical exams and the closing of the cases and they help me fix all of my weakness.
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Default GOLDUSMLE Review hands down!

I gave my exam a few months ago and went to 2 step 2 cs prep courses: Gold and Kaplan. Gold was better than Kaplan and I believe is better than other prep courses for the following reasons:
- Dr. Thomas: A great teacher who knows his stuff well!
- The Standardised Patients are actually from a medical background and really help you hone your clinical and communication skills.
- The mock tests feel just like the real exam.
- Way cheaper than Kaplan

Will be glad to answer any other doubts or queries.
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Default GOLDUSMLE all the way!!


I took the GOLDUSMLE course without even reading FA. I passed my CS with HIGH PERFORMANCE at Philly. So I would recommend it to anyone and I have. It is a great course. Sure, the days are long but its worth it. It is more economical than any other course and provides Free PT NOTE GRADING till your exam date. Extremely well planned and Dr Thomas is awesome, so is Ms. Lori and the other Support staff.
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Default GoldUSMLE, No question about it!

GoldUSMLE review has a very comprehensive and well structured program that practically guarantees your success.

I was in a class in which everyone of my classmates, including myself, passed the test.

I was very surprised with how fast we were able to review many important topics for the test in terms of clinical and interpersonal relationship, that are crucial to be successful and confident in the test.

The Mock test is essential to acquaint you with the test environment and help you review cases that are likely to be tested in the actual test.

The staff is amazingly well prepared and willing to share knowledge and advice with you. And I noticed an outstanding sense of commitment from everyone in the team to teach and make of it the best course possible.

This course is rather inexpensive considering all it offers and I recommend it without a single doubt in my mind. I was successful on the test thanks to them.

GoldUSMLE review is the best course, NO QUESTION ABOUT IT!
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Star Gold course -excellent!!!


I was unsuccessful with my first attempt of CS. I did Gold course and I passed second time around (in Philly too!). I just got my results today. I know the course made the difference. It was cheaper than Kaplan. Dr. Thomas is really good at teaching and the SPs were really helpful with the feedback. I'm so glad I did the course and would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to pass for sure.
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I Have taken Gold Usmle course In Houston in September.

I definitely have to thank Dr.Thomas and all the SP's who have helped me pass the exam. The days were intense but you will definitely benefit from organised teaching of Dr.Thomas and will most certainly master the physicals.

The mock exams prepared me for the final day and the input and feedback at the end of day from all SP's and Dr.Thomas is invaluable and will help you know where you are standing and what area needs more attention.

Will recommend Gold CS review training to anyone, so that you can go to exam more confidently and well prepared.

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