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Default HELP ! UWORLD 59 ! exam in 25 days.

Hi,
little background:
kaplan 1st pass : everything except patho
goljan patho : read about 65% , was taking too much time so left..
after all this, i dint know what else to do as i had already used up more than 3 months to study the above...
i started UW about 8 days back with first aid...
Currently,
i have done 10 blocks (46q) .. all subjects.. all topics.. unused.. timed mode..
i have scored 59% cumulative till now..
i scored in 60s in 3 blocks.. rest all 50s..
i have read 70% FA.. and i believe by the time i finish FA i'll score more and i'll improve with more blocks....
i have my exam in 25 days.. though i can extend.. but i thought i will be able to do it..
i dunno wht to do.. my aim is 255+ .. according to tht i should have been scoring atleast 70s by now i believe so..
i have been taking too much time on each block of UW revising the answers.. and i personally feel i will need more time..
any suggestion on doing UW quickly?
i was advised to do 3-4 blocks per day.. but i barely get thru 2 !!
Also, as u can see i left goljan midway.. relying that FA + UW will teach me rest of path.. will that be sufficient?

my aim is 255+ .. i dunno how i will have the time to revise goljan and kaplan.. knowing that i need to do FA atlst 3-4 times and UW 2 times to get my target score..

Any suggestions.. whether i should carry on with UW hoping i'll improve or should i stop improve on my weak areas ( micro, pharm) then continue UW ??
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I'm almost at the end of my journey in terms of step 1 prep, and one thing I would really stress on boosting your scores is Memorizing the **** out of FA.

UW and Other stuff on top is just gravy.
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yes i know.. but others finish FA and UW atlst a month before exam.. and i may finish FA in another 2 days .. but UW will still take me more time.... scared i might not make my goal..
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after ur done w/ fa in 2 days take a nbme just to see where ur at. if ur close to ur score then u know u can keep doing wat ur doin because its working. if ur not then u should extend ur time.
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shouldnt i take nbme after UW 1st pass... or i have UW forms too..
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shouldnt i take nbme after UW 1st pass... or i have UW forms too..
Since u r a month away from D exam, it is the right time to take nbme and start to work on the weak areas. U ll get a clear pic of what to do next once u take it.
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which nbme to take then ??
nbme 7 is the closest possible i have heard so wanna do nbme 7 after UW read..
which one should i do? nbme 6 , 11 , 12??
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nbme 7 should be the last nbme u take. if this nbme is ur last one then 7 if not then 6,11, or 12.
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hi ... how many reads of kaplan notes and first aid u have done? dontworry real exam is a bit easy as compared to u.world and u must do nbme 7 and i have seeen so many people who havent completed u.world before their exam but have scored reallly well in exams so dont worry step 1 is just game of confidence and nerves and ...just study 12 to 14 hours these last 25 days and just try to overcome anxiety and fear factor of exam ... m sure u will do best .... and yes firs aid is sufficient for patho with uworld i will send u short notes of goljan 75 pages ... send me ur email in private mesg ... nothing to worry just relax and work hard
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pls my exam is in two weeks,would like have the 75pages of golgan for revision,thanks
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