The USMLE Step 2 CS exam inspires a sense of dread amongst many medical students. I certainly remember feeling intimidated when I began to study for it. After all, it has a drastically different format from other USMLE exams. But despite the controversies surrounding the Step 2 CS exam, it seems it will remain a requirement for US medical residency programs for the foreseeable future. So, if you are starting the process of preparing for CS, you have come to the right place.