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Old 01-23-2010
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Planning How did I prepare for USMLE Step 1

I've been asked by lemontea to post my experience in preparation for the step 1 exam.
I already gave two threads here
http://www.usmle-forums.com/usmle-st...p-1-score.html
Just did the exam

Now let me tell you what did I read
I finished
  • Kaplan notes twice, DVDs once
  • FA twice and third time before the test
  • USMLERx once (only difficult questions)
  • Kaplan Qbank once
  • UWorld twice (second time only wrong answers)
  • Did not do NBME
  • Did not do Goljan
  • Did not do any simulation exam
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Thanks!

What did you do on your final 3 weeks before your exam?
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What did you do on your final 3 weeks before your exam?
FA in the morning and UW in the evening
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hey bro temme one thing....

u mentioned in ur thread that ur xam was very very difficult, with many difficult clinical scenarios, new drugs etc, and u ve also mentioned that u r an old graduate...

temme did u manage da difficult scenarios and drugs with da usmle preperation u did or ur personal clinical xperiences....

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hey bro temme one thing....

u mentioned in ur thread that ur xam was very very difficult, with many difficult clinical scenarios, new drugs etc, and u ve also mentioned that u r an old graduate...

temme did u manage da difficult scenarios and drugs with da usmle preperation u did or ur personal clinical xperiences....

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I managed through the materials I mentioned above. my personal experience perhaps helped a little with the clinical scenarios but mainly it was the materials that helped me get the score.
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when did u start the FA first time?nd what was ur schduale while u were taking ur firt reading to FA?
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when did u start the FA first time?nd what was ur schduale while u were taking ur firt reading to FA?
I had a quick look (no constant schedule) while I was studying Kaplan but the major reading was in the few weeks before the exam.
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Hey superwild, you mentioned that you did not do any simulated exam, means you did not do any UWSA?
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Hey superwild, you mentioned that you did not do any simulated exam, means you did not do any UWSA?
Yep, I did not do it
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thanks a lot man, am trying to get organised for this huge exam myself. Personal experiences really help
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I like yr plan for the exam.
I planned on something simple as well.
I'll probably spend more time on the NBME and UW though since I will have extra 2 months before taking the exam in November (as according to the schedule I made for myself).
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I like yr plan for the exam.
I planned on something simple as well.
I'll probably spend more time on the NBME and UW though since I will have extra 2 months before taking the exam in November (as according to the schedule I made for myself).
Good luck, wishing you all success
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Good luck, wishing you all success
can you plz help me in making a study plan ..I am on first reading
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