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How long does it take for Step 2 CS results?
IMPORTANT: The Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) exam should be scheduled no later than May 31 of the year you plan to apply for residency. Testing centers fill up quickly! It generally takes 4-6 weeks to get your results back. via
How long does it take to get Step 2?
Overall, study time usually ranges from 1-4 weeks with most students taking 2-3 weeks. Students who take the exam during a vacation will often need less time since they have more time each day to study. via
Is USMLE Step 2 CS easy?
Step 2 CS has recently become one of the most difficult of the 4 USMLE®exams, and the one students are frequently underestimating. This error has led to many students actually failing the exam. via
Is Step 2 CS still happening?
On hold since May 2020, the Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) exam—a portion of the United States Medical Licensure Examination® (USMLE)—was canceled permanently. via
What is the pass rate for Step 2 CS?
USMLE Pass Rates
Step 2 CS: US/Canadian Schools: 94%, Non US/Canadian Schools: 73% Step 3: US/Canadian Schools: 97%, Non US/Canadian Schools: 86% via
What is a good Step 2 CS score?
230-245: This range is considered good. Students with scores in this range will likely have most to all doors open to all specialties, especially if paired with at least good performances on Step 2 and clinical grades. 245-255: Scores in this range are considered very good. via
What is a bad step 2 score?
Scores in the range of 209-219 are considered low, and as a result, it may be more difficult to match. Match data suggests that scores below 219 on Step 2 CK will likely limit a student's match possibilities. via
What is the highest step 2 score?
The Step 2CK scores are reported in a 3 digit format with a range between 1 and 300. The passing score is 209. As of academic year 2019-2020, the mean CK score was 245 with a standard deviation of 15 for first-time takers from accredited medical schools in the United States and Canada. via
What is the average Step 2 score?
The USMLE® Step 2 passing score is 209, with an average score of 245. The following summarizes the typical average score required to match in most specialties. via
How do I study for Step 2 CS?
How can I pass CS exam?
How many times can you take Step 2 CS?
For Step 2 CS, you may take the examination no more than three times within a 12-month period. via
Does Step 2 CS need to match?
The exams currently required for ECFMG Certification are Step 1 and Step 2 CK. Prior to its suspension and subsequent discontinuation, the Step 2 CS exam was also required. via
Is Step 2 or Step 1 harder?
In general, studying for Step 2 CK takes less prep time than Step 1 with less focus on the nitty-gritty details that you had to know for Step 1. UWorld (a must): Go through UWorld throughout third year as you are doing your clerkships and studying for your shelf exams. via
Is Usmle Step 2 CS Cancelled permanent?
The USMLE Step 2 CS cancellation is now permanent. According to Medscape, there is no plan to bring back Step 2 CS. Instead, they will focus on working with colleagues in medical education and at the state medical boards to determine innovative ways to assess clinical skills. via