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thoughts on first aid step 2 ck?

Discussion in 'Step II' started by rierodz, Sep 20, 2014.

  1. rierodz

    rierodz 5+ Year Member

    Feb 16, 2009
    Hey all. So I have been studying for the past week for my Step 2 CK. My friend who recently took it (and did pretty well with a 235) says looking back, she would have done First Aid Step 2 CK + Uworld, instead of MTB 2. I currently have MTB 2/MTB 3, first aid step 2 ck, and a uworld subscription. Do you guys have any experience/thoughts on First Aid Step 2 ck or regarding any changes in the exam recently? Thanks!
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  3. Phloston

    Phloston Physician Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 5+ Year Member

    Jan 17, 2012
    Osaka, Japan
    MTB-2 is >> better than FA-2CK. I regret reading FA-2CK.

    My time would have been better spent backpacking for three weeks through Greece eating stuffed grape leaves.
  4. Petypet

    Petypet Physician 7+ Year Member

    Sep 28, 2009
    I am using MTB 2 & 3 right now and I personally dislike it, but have heard the consensus that FA-2CK is not enough. I don't like reading a full page of info for a few important bullet points.

    I wish there was a book more like FA that was just bullet points, images, and tables.
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  5. guitarguy23

    guitarguy23 5+ Year Member

    Dec 9, 2009
  6. Petypet

    Petypet Physician 7+ Year Member

    Sep 28, 2009
  7. calvnandhobbs68

    calvnandhobbs68 I KNOW NOTHING 7+ Year Member

    May 20, 2010
    Yeah it didn't seem like FA Step 2 helped me out that much when I took the actual exam. Never had MTB though so not sure how much better it is.

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