USMLE Step 2 CS Study: What You Need to Know

USMLE Prep – The most comprehensive USMLE Step 2 CS study guide with over 20 hours of video lectures on the Step 2 CS course, including 4 practice exams and 150+ unique Q&A videos.

Practice, practice, practice! The more you practice with the exam-style questions on boards and qbanks, the more confident you will be on test day.

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Section 2: Prep for specific boards and exams

Section 3: Adjust your study plans to test day

Prep for the 2 MCAT math tests

Boost your vocabulary

Cover all USMLE key terms

Ask 50+ SAT/ACT type questions

Skill-up in USMLE-friendly domains

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Highlighted tests in this section cover both the Theory and Practical portions of the USMLE Step 2 CS exam.

12-part USMLE CS Skill-Up podcast series covering subjects from the Basic and Theory sections of the Step 2 CS exam

Learn to prep for each Step 2 CS exam section with some of the most well-researched and comprehensive content available.

Practice, Practice, Practice!

The more you practice with the exam-style questions on boards and qbanks, the more confident you will be on test day.

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Free from all plagiarism and errors, as tested by lawyers and medical board examiners.

Establish a learning rhythm that’s right for you.

It’s up to you how much you study. Check out the different study plans and how much you spend on the USMLE prep course.

Master your time management and time allocation strategies.

Carefully plan your study time and how you will study.

Ensure you have sufficient sleep, exercise and an appetite before, during and after studying.

And stay healthy! The stresses of preparation can also affect you physically.

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Understand the Background of clinical skills

Mnemonics will be essential to grasping your clinical skills throughout the study plan.

You’ll be surprised by how many clinical terms are not in the practice questions.

General Rotation Questions: Test your skills and learn your drug classes.

The exam also has General Rotation questions.

The grammar quiz is optional, but beneficial for reinforcing basic grammar rules.

Exam Theme Questions

USMLE Topics

You can see the detailed exam schedule and time-line on the USMLE website. It is actually divided into 7 different sections: Biology, Physiology, Anatomy/Physiology, Physics/Chemistry, Pharmacology/Pharmacology Laboratory, Surgery, Medical Terminology, and Social Issues. It also has a practice section that is entirely separate from the Step 2 CS Study Guide.

Study for your Medical Encounters

USMLE Step 2 CS Exam Questions: Full Sample

Learn how to use BoardEx to prep for the exam on your computer

Every question you need to know to pass the exam is here

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Browse, browse, browse through all 12,880+ Step 2 CS questions

Explore over 7,700 practice questions

Study by Medical Image Analysis (2nd Video in the above playlist)

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Learn how to use BoardEx in-depth medical knowledge in the form of fill-in-the-blanks questions to study for the USMLE Step 2 CS Exam and your medical encounter.

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Vocabulary Study for the USMLE Step 2 CS Exam

Complete example syllabus with vocabulary with example questions to work on medical vocabulary in the exam.

Strengthen your knowledge of allopathic and osteopathic medicine

Become familiar with pharmacology concepts

Evaluate and recognize symptoms

Understand standardizing phenomena

Understand diagnosis

Evaluate and predict illness

USMLE Step 2 CS Mocking Course: The perfect combination of learning and work.

What’s more? Your study schedule can be as frequent as you wish (often between 1-4 times per week) and no matter how busy you are, you can’t miss out on this comprehensive resource.

USMLE Step 2 CS Study: What You Need to Know Bonus Tools:

Learn more about the USMLE Step 2 CS exam from the course, as well as from its clinical context.

Ways to tackle and learn challenging USMLE Step 2 CS questions.

Beyond USMLE Exam Day:

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Study for your Social Sciences Section

This comprehensive study guide covers USMLE social sciences section – topics such as astronomy and the physical sciences.

Includes dozens of detailed practice questions, 25 unique game question examples, and 100+ USMLE Step 1 CS course questions.

You’ll also practice on five customizable practice tests for this section, or any of the other 26 sections.

USMLE Step 2 CS Essay: Draft your thesis and defend it with 5 full-length exam questions.

Need to earn a USMLE Step 1 CS credit? USMLE Essay offers a unique approach to analyzing written essay questions.

Why take this section? Because USMLE exam proctors don’t check essays for grammar, so you have to know how to write an essay to pass. And the social sciences section is one of the trickiest sections of the MCAT and USMLE.

Learn about Geriatrics

Learn about research methodology

Learn about dementia

Learn about Alzheimer’s disease

Learn about Parkinson’s disease

Learn about ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease)

How to prepare for the DME Step 2 CS Exam

Quick refresher on what you should know before the exam and how to practice:

Know Your Study Guide – Read through the study guide and have a copy on you at all times.

Reading Comprehension – Read with comprehension questions highlighted to highlight critical thinking questions.

Writing – Write several practice exams for a comprehensive understanding of the exam style.

Analysis – Use your many writing prompts to build a great flow of words.

Multi-Subject Writing – Step out of your comfort zone by writing in multiple domains on different days.

Learn about mental health

Marking & Pay

TESTING: USMLE Step 2 CS (CS2)

It is recommended that you schedule your USMLE Step 2 CS exam as early in the test cycle as possible to reduce stress and anxiety. You may be eligible for a Do-Over if you are not able to complete the examination in the allotted time due to your unique situation.

Our scheduling section makes it easy to schedule your USMLE Step 2 CS exam.

Learn about environmental health Section 8.2: Learn about substance abuse Section 9.1: Learn about HIV/AIDS Section 9.2: Learn about sleep disorders

State of the Environment – Including an in-depth explanation of the Water Quality Standards Standards Review process.

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