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I've just earned the other "." in M.D. [Jun. 30th, 2006|04:33 pm]
Aeovian
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Step 2 CK - you have been conquered.
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[User Picture]From: mariah
2006-06-30 09:05 pm (UTC)
what did you use to study? i'm taking it in 3 weeks :)
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[User Picture]From: aeovian
2006-06-30 10:50 pm (UTC)
I was sad to shell out the money, but kaplan's QBank seems to have saved the day again for me. Intrestingly, I thought the Qbank was less nit-picky this time than it was for Step 1. There were a number of questions that I swore could have been taken verbatim from the test.

prior to QBank, I gave a good once through reading of the Blueprints series.

I also had First-Aid, though I don't think it was quite has helpful for this test as for Step 1.

Also, there was a good 5% or so of questions that I would never have known regardless of what I used or how long I studied - just be prepared for those.

And once again, the NBME self-assessment is pretty dead-on accurate semblance of the exam, if you've got an extra 45 bucks to spend.
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[User Picture]From: mariah
2006-06-30 11:23 pm (UTC)
cool
we get kaplan with school (we pay for it but like we have to and it's discounted...) so i have the books and qbank that i just used for peds (which was the second worst shelf ever! surgery being the first... because i thought both had tons of questions that came out of nowhereland)

anywho, thanks a bunch and congrats :) enjoy some r&r!
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