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Old 01-15-2015
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Default SOS - I feel that my brain is full of holes! Do you?

First pass UW 67% - second ranges from 67-87%?

How to improve second pass %?
And is it really overall helpful? to do a second pass.

I feel like the information is leaking out... very fast! as soon as I add new one.
I'm good at concepts, but simply can't hold small mechanical details for very long.

So far I've done:
all kaplan videos,
read some kaplan notes,
FA almost all - one pass only
Goljan - 60% one pass.
Ridiculously simple micro.

That's it. I started preparing in August 2014, really September I'd say.
Did all I mentioned through Aug-mid Jan. And UW I started doing from the beginning.

The thing is - I feel that my brain is full of holes! It simply can't keep all the info! is it normal?

I'm going to pass exam in mid April. 3 more months.
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I think it's very normal for sure. I did try a second pass as much as I could on UWOLRD but I think that the retention rate was not good. I tried as much as I could to annotate my First Aid so that the key pieces of information was at least all in one place (although my First Aid was littered with my handwriting by the end of this process). Good luck!
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I think it's very normal for sure. I did try a second pass as much as I could on UWOLRD but I think that the retention rate was not good. I tried as much as I could to annotate my First Aid so that the key pieces of information was at least all in one place (although my First Aid was littered with my handwriting by the end of this process). Good luck!
Thanks for advice! really.

I'll try to solidify my knowledge as much as I can.
I think one mistake I made was doing sets of questions (not random)after reading the topic. This for sure distorted my result.

Now I'm doing random questions and it seams hard for me. Harder to recall details.
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