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Is Step 2 CS required for residency?
Last Updated: 6th June, 2020
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Also know, is Usmle Step 2 required for residency?
A passing score on Step 2 CK is required for all medical students prior to beginning residency training and is a graduation requirement of AUC. CK tests clinical knowledge, such as internal medicine, surgery, OBGYN, pediatrics, and psychiatry. More information about Step 2 CK content is available on the USMLE website.
One may also ask, does Step 2 CS need to match? IMGs Participating in 2020 Match Should Apply for Step 2 CS Now. To participate in the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Main Residency Match®, international medical students/graduates must have passed all exams required for ECFMG Certification.
how long do I need to study for Step 2 CS?
USMLE Step2 CS is an exam which requires practice over anything else. If clinical concepts are strong then a practice period of 3–4 weeks is more than enough for the exam. If clinical concepts (such as arriving at a differential ) are weaker then about 2 months might be required to be comfortable.
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.