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Hello,
I am IMG appearing for the exam in January next year , I am halfway through Kaplan and Goljan , however I feel restless and want to start reading First Aid and Uworld practice ,since only a little over 4 months are left.
However, I dont understand " which information to be annotated in First Aid ? 1.All which I dont recall? or
2. all that is additional in Kaplan notes or
3.all that is repetitive in the UWorld questions .
Also , now I am using offline mode of UWorld and shall be using online only after I finish the Kaplan first read. that not the problem , but I cant decide what and what not to annotate, i dont want to pile up a lot of low yield on my first aid.
Someone must have gone/going through the same confusion, kindly share your suggestions .Shall be really helpful
Additionally ,having a separate copy for additional Uworld factoids is good or annotation in First Aid is better?

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I would advise u to start FA n Uworld soon..how many times ...it all depends on ur capability...take NBMEs early and work on ur weak areas...dont postpone it to the end....I did annotate kaplan in my FA..but in the end My FA was fully filled with junk from kaplan and didnt have enough space to annotate UW notes and Even though I annotated things from kaplan I kept on looking at sections of kaplan books till the end..So In my opinion its a waste of time to annotate kaplan on to FA..Just make a note of the concepts that u feel tough or diffcult and revise it when u encounter things related to it while doing FA n Uworld..
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I would advise u to start FA n Uworld soon..how many times ...it all depends on ur capability...take NBMEs early and work on ur weak areas...dont postpone it to the end....I did annotate kaplan in my FA..but in the end My FA was fully filled with junk from kaplan and didnt have enough space to annotate UW notes and Even though I annotated things from kaplan I kept on looking at sections of kaplan books till the end..So In my opinion its a waste of time to annotate kaplan on to FA..Just make a note of the concepts that u feel tough or diffcult and revise it when u encounter things related to it while doing FA n Uworld..
Hello hope2015 ,
That is very helpful , Thank you so much for the great advise . I really dont want to wait to read and then practice stuff , better be simultaneous . By new concepts you mean the ones i encounter in Uworld ?
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I mean the concepts which you found it hard while doing kaplan..Just make a note of the topic.When u do Uworld u will come across the questions related to that topic...At that time,go back to Kaplan pages, and reinforce the topic along with Uworld notes related to that topic..this way u will master the concepts which u felt harder in the beginning....Dont take too much time with kaplan..just understand the concepts and move to Uworld n FA..
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