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Changes to Step I

Discussion in 'Step I' started by jigga001, Mar 5, 2007.

  1. jigga001

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    Does anyone know of any changes to USMLE Step I format which is upcoming in July 2007?

    I heard a rumor that it is drastically changing, but I haven't found any information on USMLE/ECFMG websites confirming this.

    THanks

    Jigga
     
  2. vtucci

    vtucci Attending in Emergency Medicine
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    I have heard that the pass score has increased from 182 to 185 but I think that has been in effect for awhile.
     
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  3. mesoderm

    mesoderm Junior Member
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    Changes like the audio/video components?
     
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  4. aye

    aye Senior Member
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    my friend just told me that they're changing it to be more like the mcat where you have to read a whole passage... then answer questions based on that passage...

    can anyone verify this?! i hated the way the mcats were set up...:mad:
     
  5. lord_jeebus

    lord_jeebus 和魂洋才
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    I've never heard anything like this...
     
  6. mesoderm

    mesoderm Junior Member
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    OK, reading this just now made me want to hurl...:scared:
     
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  7. g.badran

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    i think these may be rumors
    usually when any new change is impending the official USMLE site says it
    like the increased fee, the viedeos, the incresed down limit of success..............................
    any way it's nt bad 2 post the rumors u hear, it's nice 2 put them in mind
     

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