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Hi all,
I am an IMGs and I am going to start preparing for step1,

which one should I choose for pathology ?
Goljan rapid review, OR
Goljan Audio lecture notes

Would it be ok to just read lecture notes or I should go through 500 pages ?!

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Hi all,
I am an IMGs and I am going to start preparing for step1,

which one should I choose ?
Goljan rapid review, OR
Goljan Audio lecture notes

Would it be ok to just read lecture notes or I should go through 500 pages ?!
do u mean using goljan for the whole thing as ur reference ? cuz what i heard most use rapid review path of dr Goljan .
btw im using brs path
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do u mean using goljan for the whole thing as ur reference ? cuz what i heard most use rapid review path of dr Goljan .
btw im using brs path
No, Sorry, I mean for pathology, I know that Goljan is perfect for pathology, but what is the differences btw Goljan rapid review and audio lectures in concepts?
Does it suffice to read pathology from kaplan + goljan audio lectures or I should read whole rapid review pages to get 99 in step 1 ? its too much !!!
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i totally agree its too much thats why i got noted by my friends to use BRS .
hope others would have the answer sorry again for not answering ur Q
good luck bro
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i totally agree its too much thats why i got noted by my friends to use BRS .
hope others would have the answer sorry again for not answering ur Q
good luck bro
Thank you so much dear, I hope the best for you

anyone else could help me in this field, please advice !!!

Its the hardest part of studying to choose proper way,

thanks for your time, ...
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I'd say use both. If you choose RR path, you will not regret, it is a great book, lengthy, but great book. Listen to his audios when you have time, it helps. In my opinion, 99 on exam is about your knowledge and how you apply it, not the books you use. Books are the same, really the information will be just presented differently.
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I think the audio lectures cover most of the RR pathology book. From what I've heard, not many ppl use the Kaplan pathology LN. They replace it with Goljan RR. I think Goljan is a good way to go (book + audio). Some ppl also just use Goljan audio + his high yield notes (36/46 pages). I've heard a lot of good things about BRS pathology as well. So I guess it is up to you!
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Thanks a lot dear friends,
It seems that I should work on concepts and use one logical book regarding time shortage, and use Goljan RR as my reference, as you said..

So if all materials are the same in different books, I will opt selective subjects from deferent sources,

thanks again for you support and guidance,
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