How can NYCSPREP help?

NYCSPREP has been training medical students to master the Step 2 Clinical Skills exam for more than five years. We started small and now have taught more than 1,500 students from across the world. Our course continues to grow just by word-of-mouth from successful students with excellent pass rates.

Our three-day training course is taught by experienced Medical Faculty and with professional standardized patients.During our Step 2 CS training course, you will learn every aspect of Step 2 CS, how the exam is graded, what the standardized patients are looking for and how to write excellent patient notes.
The course will adequately address all components of Integrated Clinical Encounter, Communication & Interpersonal Skills and Spoken English Proficiency. NYCSPREP empowers you with the skills you need to succeed in this test. We keep our class courses small to ensure maximum attention to the students in attendance.
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  • Medical Doctors Teaching the Course
    • Every course and review of patient notes is led by experienced MD’s who are motivated to teach
    • These MD’s are also practicing physicians who can help provide “real world” examples of patient scenarios and recent knowledge ofthe Step 2 CS exam
    • True to our motto, "we are committed to you success." If we feel that you are not ready to take your exam, we will advise you to continue practice. We will continue to review your patient notes after the three day course is over at no extra charge. We can also help to arrange continued one-on-one practice sessions with standardized patients.
  • Standardized Patients
    • The standardized patients (SPs) at NYCSPREP are not just actors, but professional standardized patients who will challenge you with tough cases.
    • Collectively, NYCSPREP’s standardized patients have spent thousands of hours coaching students for the Step 2 CS exam. They are well-versed in the test format and know what you will be graded on.
    • After every practice session with an SP, you will receive one-on-one detailed feedback for improvement.
  • Mock Test
    • On the third day of the course you will participate in a mock test, arming you with everything you need to know as you prepare for your exam day
    • Going through a mock test will help you conquer your fear and boost your confidence as you prepare to take this exam
    • After your mock test you will get detailed feedback from the SPs you interact with, as well as feedback from the MDs who will be watching.
  • Locations
    • Our course is taught at a medical school in NYC. Lectures are taught in a classroom format and interactions with standardized patients take place in observed structured clinical encounter (OSCE) rooms.
    • Our OSCE rooms resemble the rooms you will encounter in the testing centers where you will take your Step2 CS exam
  • Patient notes & practice after course
    • If you feel that you could benefit from more practice after completing the three day course at our facility, you are welcome to continue to visit our facility during scheduled study hours and practice with your fellow students or arrange for one-on-one practice sessions with standardized patients (SPs)
    • One-on-one SP practice sessions after the course is over are for an additional cost. However, you are free to continue to study at our facility and meet with your classmates at no extra charge.
    • You may also continue to submit your patient notes for review after the course is over. The MDs on staff will continue to provide feedback on your patient notes all the way up until your exam date.
  • Price
    • The NYCSPREP Step 2 CS course is $999 which includes three days at our training facility and continued access to our facility and MD review of patient notes up until your exam date. Click here to review a full breakdown on what to expect during each day of the course.more
  • Affiliations
    • NYCSPREP is affiliated with several med schools both American and International Schools. We receive students from these schools to help them prepare for their Step 2 CS exam. The faculty at these schools knows the value that NYCSPREP brings and trusts us to prepare their students for exam day.

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