step 2 cs attempt

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    STEP 2 CS 2017 _ definitely failing

    Hey everyone, here's yet another Step 2 CS freakout US med student. Did fine in clerkships and Step 1. Took CS July 2017. Pretty sure I bombed the crap out of it - specifically the ICE section. I'm not sure what exactly goes into grading, but here's hoping it's fairly lenient. Like many other...
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    Step 2 CS physical exam

    Just remembered I stood on the L side of the patient for some of the physical exams but the maneuvers themselves I think I performed much will this affect my evaluation?? Thanks all!
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    USMLE Step 2CS Score Release June 28th

    Hey everyone! Who here is counting down to the opening of the CS reporting period on Wednesday June 28th? How are you all feeling???
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    USMLE Step 2 CS IMG Philly retake

    Hi! I'm an IMG applying to retake Step 2 CS in June 2017. My original plan was to take the exam in Chicago, since I failed CS in Philly last year (ICE part). But I realised that there's no available dates in Chicago, so the only options that are left are Philly, LA, Atlanta. Can anyone help...
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    USMLE Step 2 CS - auscultating heart

    Hi, everyone. I took CS a few days ago. I didn't auscultate heart sounds directly on skin. I made the error of listening over the gown on almost all encounters. Will they fail me for this? Thank you.
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    AMG with recent CS fail applying IM

    Hello, I am a M4 at a probably lesser well-known state school (AMG). Just found out I failed Step2 CS and still unsure how; biggest shock to me in my life (always thought I was good with patients, good good clinical evals, never had a problem with a school OSCE) and put me in a mini depression...
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    Step 2 - CS test takers/Live SP's - Los Angeles Group

    Dear All, I am creating this thread with an intent to have a common platform for students who are giving their exam at Los Angeles center. Use this thread to - Post our exam dates Find live SP's Coordinate travel dates Share accommodations Practice all the cases mutually with your sp's Support...
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    Failed CS-Should I apply to programs pending retake?

    I'm a US-IMG, passed step 1 and CK on first attempts and scheduled to retake CS Dec 14. Should I apply to programs in order to be considered for an IV or should I wait for the CS results to be out (day before ranking according to schedule) before applying? I'm looking at IM, Family Med and Peds...