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im starting BRS Biochem tomorrow
ive done 1 reading of Biochem from FA, but i feel im deficient in Molecular ,Genetics and Metabolism which i know is memorizing enzymes
im going to do Kaplan Videos for Genetics though !

is it worth doing BRS at this point?? or should i do the second round of FA instead ??
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im starting BRS Biochem tomorrow
ive done 1 reading of Biochem from FA, but i feel im deficient in Molecular ,Genetics and Metabolism which i know is memorizing enzymes
im going to do Kaplan Videos for Genetics though !

is it worth doing BRS at this point?? or should i do the second round of FA instead ??
If you think you lack in genetics I think doing kaplan videos atleast the first three chapters and then doing Gojlan Genetics chapter will be enough for genetics, as of metabolism my first and last recommendation will be Lippincotts Biochemistry believe me its the best biochem book out there do it with your Kaplan tapes and FA you will become master of Biochem soon enough!

But when it comes to molecular genetics I think kaplan is deficient and covering Kaplan 2010 videos with some videos from 2007 and then doing FA two or three times should be enough!

If you are going to read a book something else than Kaplan notes or FA then go for Lippincotts Biochemistry, get a pdf from the net if not the book itself...

Sharing my insight because it helped me through my med school days a lot

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It's a little too in depth, only worth doing of you are really struggling with the basic. Use it to understand concepts, but know that it has too much details for the exam
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I just wrote my exams today and one thing i must advice is not wasting time reading too many unnecessary books.

the exam is all about the accuracy and sharpness of your thinking not wierd knowledge.

i read so many many books and ended up confusing myself.

i read lange biocheistry because someone said in this forum that questions came from there.

if you have any weird question in biochemistry its there.

its very basic easy to read.

i had one question only that book had.

however my exam was in two phases three first blocks were questions from a different planet.

last four blocks were easy bichemstry questions and genetics.

so kaplan+lange is the best=you will sure get every biochemistry question correct with this two.

i had a kindle copy of lange and i loved it,cos you can go through it in a flash.
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