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Question DIT twice or once during the last 5 weeks of my exam?

Hey guys I'm planning on doing DIT during the last 5 weeks of my exam, as recommended by the DIT staff themselves. Would you recommend that I complete this program once or twice in these last 5 weeks?

Doing it once: I won't be pressured on finishing it in 15-18 days as I'll have a whole month to do it, thus giving me time to also do plenty of questions each day that I do video lectures. I'll also get to review my first aid twice afterwords in the last week.

Doing it twice: Well, I'll get to do it twice in the last 5 weeks. However I probably won't get to review first aid twice on my own afterwords. If I'm lucky, I'll probably get to do First aid once after I finish DIT twice. Also, If I am to do this twice in the last 5 weeks, I will probably have to divide it in 15 days, thus I wont get time to do uworld questions and explanations(my third time).

What do you recommend? Please advise me if you have some experience with DIT or used it for your prep
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Pal, I haven't taken the exam yet, but I did the old version of DIT.
It was very helpful to me.
It took me about a month (30 days) to cover it, go through all the quizes and mnemonics, and as they promissed it really has improved my qbank score by about 10 percent.

I am actually thinking on doing it again right before my test, but I am thinking on doing the most recent one, so Ill have to pay for it.

Which one are you thinking on doing? Old or new?
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Pal, I haven't taken the exam yet, but I did the old version of DIT.
It was very helpful to me.
It took me about a month (30 days) to cover it, go through all the quizes and mnemonics, and as they promissed it really has improved my qbank score by about 10 percent.

I am actually thinking on doing it again right before my test, but I am thinking on doing the most recent one, so Ill have to pay for it.

Which one are you thinking on doing? Old or new?
2012 one (new)
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anyways guys if you can please answer my question that will be great. i'd like to request to please stay on topic if possible
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Guys please help
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if its within your last 5 weeks, you should just stick to once and if anything just go over the material they give you and FA thoroughly. It'll be too redundant if you go through it twice. Just stick to doing questions everyday instead. personally i've always learned better through questions.
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Guys please help
do you know why some people fail usmle???
you are not accessed by no of times u read a material but being able to reproduce the info when required.
i have read in forum how some poeple read fa 10x and fail but someone that read it just trice passes the exam!

doing dit in less than 3 weeks will be overwhelming and doing it twice in 5weeks will be cheating yourself

my opinion;do it thoroughly(undastand it) in 15 days with the workbook/quiz and dump it.
read fa,fa,fa and multiple questions till your exam.
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Thanks. Nice post.
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