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NYCSPREP USMLE STEP 2 CS WORKSHOP
Which package should I choose?
Standard Package - This package will be a 3 day session. The first 2 days covers all components of the Step 2 CS, and the 3rd day- you will get to take a Mock test with 6 cases. You will get a feedback from our professional SPs, patient note review by MDs, and a Comprehensive Performance Report- which will detail your strengths and weaknessess. You will be able to practice at the center for 2 weeks, with other students or hire SPs and have your Patient notes reviewed by MDs. You will get a labcoat.
Premium Package - MOST POPULAR PACKAGE. Standard plus unlimited excess to the center, and an additional 12 cases Mock test ( so for a total of 18 Mock test cases). This 2nd mock, with a completely seperate set of cases, can be taken at a date closer to your actual test.
Mock Test - This 12 case Mock test, is held only on Sundays. You should take this Mock test, only if you believe you are adequately prepared for the test. You should use this as a diagnostic test for your CS test. If you have failed before, or are unsure of the standards expected of you, we would STRONGLY, suggest that you take our Standard or Premium packages.
How much preparation do I have to do, BEFORE taking your course?
You do not have to prepare for the CS before coming to the course. We suggest that you come with an open mind, and a willingness to learn. It usually takes about 2 to 3 weeks of intense prep to be ready for the test. You might want to brush up on your typing skills.
How long do I need AFTER the course?
Although we have had students taking the exam within the week after the course, it usually takes about 2-3 weeks after the course to prepare for the exam. Remember that the new format demands more precise history taking, physical exam and a well written Patient Notes, & practice makes perfect.
What is your passing rate?
We have taught over 4000 students since we started in 2009, and we have a 97 % pass rate.
What is your Comprehensive Perfomance Report (CPR)?
Our CPR is a detailed report, outlining your performances in all the components of the CS test - CIS, ICE and SEP. We are conducting ongoing statictical studies to predict how our CPR will reflect your performances in the real CS Test.
Where is the course conducted?
The course is conducted at both Touro College of Medicine (230 West 125th Street, NY 10026) on the first day and from the 2nd day onwards at our NYCSPREP Center of Clinical excellence (1970 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, NY 10026). This is a well equipped, state of the of the art center, with facilities for small break out session for group study or tutorial sessions, conference rooms and OSCE roooms.
Where is the nearest airport?
JFK or LGA
How do I get to the venue?
There is ample public transportation. The A,B,C,D trains to West 125th Street Station. The 4,5,6 trains to East 125th street Station. Cabs into the city is a standard fixed fee.
Who is your teaching faculty?
All our faculty members are practicing physicians. Our faculty is extremely experienced in teaching Step 2 CS and we have helped AMGs, FMGs, DOs, old graduates and new graduates, and even some who had multiple times. Since we are also practicing physicians, we do provide ‘Real world’ experience to our students- e.g. ‘ How to treat these ‘actors’ as real patients, how to write appropriate Patient Notes- which will reflect your medical competence and expertise. There are several physicians from different fields who teach at various times.
Who are your Standardized Patients?
Our Standardized Patients or SPs are an integral part of our success. They have all been part of our Program since our inception. They are professionally trained to provide an evaluation of your performance, and have experience working in several Medical Schools.
Do you have this course in other States?
We have been doing this course in New York for the past 8 years. We also have courses in Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic.
Can I change or cancel the date?
Please see the refund policy stated above.
Can I get a discount?
We believe our course fees is the most affordable in the market, plus we do much more to help you pass your test, with our continued personalized individual care. We do have affiliation with several schools, and some of these schools provide their students with discounts. You will have to approach your school to avail of this discount.
Any information about affordable stay near your location?
Our students have recommended some affordable stay in NYC. Its just a suggestions, not a recommendation.
Jazz on the Park (36 W 106th St, New York, NY 10025 | 212 932 1600)
Harlem YMCA (891 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025 | 212 932 2300)
Astor on the Park (65 Central Park West, New York, NY 10025 | 888 591 2799)
Royal Park Hotel (258 W 97th St, New York, NY 10025 | 212 665 7434)