USMLE Step 1 vs. Step 2 CK: Which Matters More, and How Are They Different?

I’ve heard it many, many times: “Study the most for USMLE Step 1, it is the most important exam of your life.” Reading through forums, blogs, and listening to advisors, I came to the early conclusion that Step 2 CK was easier and less important than Step 1.

That is, until the program director of my surgery rotation called all the medical students in for a talk.

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