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USMLE Step 2CK Write-up by Dr. Alia Tirish

Hi all, Wanted to do a write-up for all the people who only see 250/260 write-ups here I’m a US-IMG, my OET is scheduled for two weeks from now and I’m hoping to match into IM by next March. Prep Time 3 months, took my Step 1 in June after a year of prep and […]

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You didn’t Come This Far to only Come This Far – Step 2CK Experience by Dr. Bhavana

Step 2 CK Experience: Giving back time (long post alert) Hi, friends I got my CK score this Wednesday. I took my exam on Sept 15 and got the result on the 30th, exactly in 2 weeks. I know in the era of 250s -260s, this is an average score but then, I am also […]

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Trust Your Progress and Assessment – Step 2CK 256 Experience

Finally got my step 2 result today Here is my experience Scores and Resources Step 1 score 250 (April 2019) Step 2 score 256 Prep time 2.5 Months (80 days exactly) UWorld 1x 75% followed by mistakes and marked (didn’t have time for a second run I recommend at least 2 runs cause you need […]

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Remember to Condition Yourself for the Day of the Exam – Step 2CK Experience

Hi. Just want to thank this group for being very helpful with my USMLE journey. I would like to share my experience with you. I started studying in January 2020. I initially scheduled my exam in April 2020, then scheduled my CS May 2020 in LA, then I have scheduled observership in Texas in June. […]

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Against All Odds – Step 2CK Prep Experience and Tips

Hey guys! Firstly I’m overwhelmed by the comments and messages and I try to respond to all messages if I can! I just realized I didn’t post much about how I tackled the exam and prep that might help others. Prep I made extensive color-coded notes with Notability and I will be using for Step […]

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Agaist All Odds – Step 2 CK Exam Experience and Resources

Okay, the academic bit as I’ve been asked! Firstly, for those who left the exam thinking it went to hell and counted stupid mistakes: Idiotic mistakes: MANY!!!!! Hours of sleep before the exam: 2!!! You can do well with stupid mistakes and no sleep, you honestly can!!I forgot what an amoeba was; I forgot Nephritic […]

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Step 2CK 271 Experience by Dr. Ayman Khaled

I started this journey 2 years ago, and here I am, almost done. Don’t waste your time, PLAN and ACT. Make mistakes, learn from your mistakes, that’s how it works. It’s DOABLE, very very very very very doable. Very doable. Please 😅.————————————————- So, Ayman Khaled, a medical student at Al Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt. […]

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Against All Odds – an Amazing Success Story in USMLE Step 2CK

Hey guys, some of you might know my story from Step 1 prep.So this is for the underdogs: the older students/doctors; the disabled; the non-US IMGs; and everyone in between. I did not finish school, I have no school-leaving qualifications (GED to the Americans ). The reason for this is that I contracted meningococcal meningitis […]

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A Difficult Internal Medicine IMG Match Experience

Creds – 245/260/cs first-pass/ 2013 Yog/3 months USCE Matched into IM About Me Low key IMG, bottom 10% of the class, from a govt medical in Kerala, India. And boy, when I say bottom 10% of the class, I actually mean like I am in the bottom 5% lol. I passed MBBS with bare minimum […]

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My Five Tips for Your USMLE Journey – Dr. Rajat Dhand

MATCHED (2020 Match) SUNY Upstate; Internal Medicine Credentials STEP 1: 258 STEP 2 CK: 252 STEP 2 CS: Passed on 1st attempt STEP 3: 231 YOG: 2015 Non-US IMG (Attended a government medical college in India) Timeline Explained Worked in a variety of jobs since the completion of medical college. I started my USMLE journey […]