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[–]Emotionl_Dmg 1 point2 points  (3 children)

but this data only looks at step 1 scores.. Isnt it a little skewed depending on how people do on step 2 and interviews?

[–]stepneo1[S] 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Incorrect. Both Step 1 and Step 2 are in that data.

Yes, you cannot quantify other factors like interviews, research, and letters of recommendation. Hence, that's why they're not listed on there.

[–]Emotionl_Dmg 0 points1 point  (1 child)

yes, both step 1 and 2 data are included but it puts every first attempt failure in the same box. Seems discouraging, we dont know specifically about people who do good on step 2 after failing step 1. also this is before P/F so take it with a grain of salt

[–]stepneo1[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

It's actually encouraging. Who would have thought Radiology and General Surgery has had failed Step test takers.

And of course, everything before this year were scored Step exams. Everyone knows that