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Question Should we do questions early in the prep?

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Do I need to do questions from the beginning ??? I just started my prep ( started with pharma ) if it is required, should I do random questions or subject wise?

I need ur suggestions
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It's better to start doing questions early in the prep.

This will have two benefits:
1) you will know on what to focus in your studies as you know what and how they ask.
2) variation in your study stream help prevent boredom

Subject or random?
Finish subject one, do subject one questions
Finish subject two, do subject one and two questions
Finish subject three, do subject one and two and three questions
and so forth ... until you by the time you finish all subjects you'll be doing random questions.

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It's better to start doing questions early in the prep.

This will have two benefits:
1) you will know on what to focus in your studies as you know what and how they ask.
2) variation in your study stream help prevent boredom

Subject or random?
Finish subject one, do subject one questions
Finish subject two, do subject one and two questions
Finish subject three, do subject one and two and three questions
and so forth ... until you by the time you finish all subjects you'll be doing random questions.

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Which questions do you recommend doing to start with?
I am studying the kaplan books and doing the questions there after each chapter. I am a little confused with whether I should start off with Kaplan Qbank or Uworld.
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Which questions do you recommend doing to start with?
I am studying the kaplan books and doing the questions there after each chapter. I am a little confused with whether I should start off with Kaplan Qbank or Uworld.
For best Qbanks check this poll
What is the best USMLE Step 1 Question Bank?

For best Question books check this poll
Best USMLE Step 1 Questions Books

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hello everyone,
Do I need to do questions from the beginning ??? I just started my prep ( started with pharma ) if it is required, should I do random questions or subject wise?

I need ur suggestions
hi. evn im doing my uworld first...45 qts per day..though subject wise...helps me find the imp topics in each subject...
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hi. evn im doing my uworld first...45 qts per day..though subject wise...helps me find the imp topics in each subject...
Are u doing online or offline? If its online which subscription did u buy?
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still now i dont have either of dat two wat u people suggest ?? i shall do accordingly
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Are u doing online or offline? If its online which subscription did u buy?
doing online brought subscription for 6 months...since this is the first attempt of solving im concentrating more on explanation than marks.
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doing online brought subscription for 6 months...since this is the first attempt of solving im concentrating more on explanation than marks.
If you bought the 6 months subscription. Are u not plannin on doing it again? I know ppl do it twice. I am thinking about getting it but I don't know if you can redo them all over.. So I am debating how many months I should get it for...
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If you bought the 6 months subscription. Are u not plannin on doing it again? I know ppl do it twice. I am thinking about getting it but I don't know if you can redo them all over.. So I am debating how many months I should get it for...
u can do it as many times u want in 6 months in different modes...more the merrier!!
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u can do it as many times u want in 6 months in different modes...more the merrier!!

Thanks!
So how does the scoring work for it?
I see ppl sayn they got different scores on their first and 2nd attempts.
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