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There are two separate mock assessments. Each timed mock assessment includes 4 blocks, with each block containing 40 multiple-choice questions.
- Mock Assessment 1 consist of 160+ questions
- Mock Assessment 2 consist of 160+ questions
- Total Mock Assessment 1&2 consist of 320+ questions
Once you have completed the assessment, you’ll receive a 3-digit score to gauge your readiness for the exam.
The Mock Assessment is a simulation of the real exam with challenging questions different from what you studied in the Qbank.
UMock presents evidence-based clinical questions with challenging answer choices that are closely related to help you fully understand why an answer is correct. The questions and answers you study with UMock are similar to what you will encounter on the exam.
UMock explanations sharpen your critical thinking skills for the Step 2 CK exam and help you understand the clinical application of knowledge for diagnosis, labs, treatment, and management of different diseases.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The exam content areas include individual organ systems subdivided according to normal and abnormal body system processes, and covers the following major discipline areas:
• Internal Medicine
• Emergency Medicine
• Women's Health and Pregnancy (OBGYN)
The test is administered with a maximum of 318 questions. The exam is split into 8 blocks, with each block containing no more than 40 questions.
Step 2 CK is a multiple choice exam whereas most questions will present a clinical scenario and students are asked to determine a diagnosis, treatment, mechanism of disease, and/or best next step in management. The stye of questions student will encounter fall under the falling categories:
• Single-item questions: Ask you to choose the best answer between multiple selections of similar answer options.
• Sequential item sets: Ordered questions attached to a single clinical scenario. You must answer questions in a specific order, and cannot return to previous answers.
• Abstract based questions: Questions that pertain to an abstract of a clinical experiment, designed to measure your ability to synthesize information and make a clinical judgement.
Step 2 CK is an important step in medical school, and it is imperative to study high-yield topics effectively in order to achieve a high score. UMock provides a variety of USMLE-style questions and other resources that can be used during your study period, including evidence-based question banks, exam-like practice tests and shelf exams, high quality premade flashcards, and a complete online courses which are all available on a mobile app or desktop.
The most effective study strategy is to use each resource in its full capacity, understand the reasoning behind both correct and incorrect answer explanations, and create a study schedule that includes a regimented study plan with a dedicated review of focused material on a daily basis. Additionally, it is highly important to understand your strengths and weaknesses as you progress through practice exams to ensure you're dedicating time to the right areas. UMock score reports provide detailed analyses of performance to help you gauge your readiness for the examination, and identify areas where you might need to improve your Step 2 CK score.
According to the USMLE website, the USMLE® Step 2 CK is a 9-hour examination split into eight 60-minute blocks. Examinees are allocated a minimum of 45 minutes break time and a 15-minute optional tutorial. If a block is finished prior to the 60 minute mark, the remaining time is available for a break period. Exams may be schedule at prometric test centers found on the USMLE website.
The USMLE is a joint program of the FSMB® and NBME® which recently established a passing standard of 214 for examinees testing after July 1, 2022. The maximum score range is 280-300 which is considered a perfect and highly competitive score.
Free practice questions similar to what you'll see on the actual exam are available here. The practice questions are taken from the question bank and are a great way to test out a free trial.
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