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Eric Grisham, MD

How to Score a 270 on USMLE Step 2 CK

12 min

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Believe it or not, scoring greater than the 99th percentile on Step 2 CK is possible for a select few who prepare well, take care of themselves, and get a little lucky. In this brief article, I’ve included eight steps I personally used to score a 270+ on Step 2 CK.

2021 Top 5 Study Resources for USMLE Step 2 CK

7 min

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To save other students from stressing over which Step 2 CK study resources to use as I did, here are my five most trusted resources for studying for Step 2 CK. These resources may not work for everyone, but these are the resources that helped me score in the 99th percentile on Step 2 CK!

What Makes the Surgery Shelf Exam so Difficult?

9 min

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The surgery rotation has gained a reputation amongst many medical students as long and mind-numbingly boring due to long hours standing watching in the operating room (OR). So, what makes the surgery shelf exam so difficult?

5 Mistakes to Avoid While Studying for Step 2 CK

11 min

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No medical student wants to make mistakes on Step 2 CK especially when aiming for an extremely high score. Because making any number of common study mistakes can be detrimental especially once you get up into high percentiles, here are the top mistakes to avoid while studying for USMLE Step 2 CK.

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