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Hey guys! I finished uworld a couple of days back and I feel as if I am done with Step1! LOL! What should I do next? I havent read FA yet(for a silly reason that 2012 edition isnt available yet at my place! :-/) I planned on revising Kaplan notes, started with Physio, but got really bored. I feel so aimless and am wasting all my time. I havent booked the date yet,but i want to give the exam by 1st week of May.
What should I do? (oh and I have another 15days of Uworld subscription left, but i wanna renew it for another month, jus in case!)

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I just finished Uworld yesterday as well. I'm going to review the questions I wrote down and cross reference them with FA..that way, I get another read of first aid in almost. Then I'm going to also review the DIT booklet and questions, as well as do the Kaplan qbank. I'll see how far I can get thru them before going back over the Marked questions in Uworld. I think its important to do a qbank in between or along with the second review of Uworld, to get another prespective
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how long did it take for u BOTH to finish the whole uw??


i just started hv 1800 Q to go
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took me 2 n half months. i had way too many distractions in d beginning
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how long did it take for u BOTH to finish the whole uw??


i just started hv 1800 Q to go
took me about a month and a half to finish them...I didn't do it the conventional way...I don't have a problem with timing, so I just did 20 question blocks and then reviewed them. I did that like 3 times a day, so it was easier to digest...on occasion, I'd do a 46Q block, but that was rare...I also downloaded the iphone app and did them every so often while lying in bed or in the bathroom!...I got thru it quickly, now I'm just going over what I've written down, and memorizing the concepts
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LOL okay i did it subject wise, 46 qs per block,timed, 2 blocks on an avg evryday(consistently in the last one month).
M planning to revise Kaplan notes and RR Goljan as fast as i can,with 1-2 blocks of Uworld qs(concentrating on the explanations of only incorrect ones) and then Take an NBME to see where i stand. I think Uworld gave enough concepts,dont wanna go through any more q banks! :-/
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Hey guys! I finished uworld a couple of days back and I feel as if I am done with Step1! LOL! What should I do next? I havent read FA yet(for a silly reason that 2012 edition isnt available yet at my place! :-/) I planned on revising Kaplan notes, started with Physio, but got really bored. I feel so aimless and am wasting all my time. I havent booked the date yet,but i want to give the exam by 1st week of May.
What should I do? (oh and I have another 15days of Uworld subscription left, but i wanna renew it for another month, jus in case!)

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Did you take notes on UWORLD???
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yes I did, revising them with Kaplan.
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how long does it take to finish 10Q ??

for me it take 1hr 30 mins to finish reading the explanation of 10Q
do u think thts horrible???

am i slow?
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how long does it take to finish 10Q ??

for me it take 1hr 30 mins to finish reading the explanation of 10Q
do u think thts horrible???

am i slow?
wow, that is a bit long for just 10 questions.
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how long do u normally take to finish a block with writting notes?
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how long does it take to finish 10Q ??

for me it take 1hr 30 mins to finish reading the explanation of 10Q
do u think thts horrible???

am i slow?
it takes me almost an hour to do 10 questions
i feel your pain bro
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Why don't you get a bootlegged copy of the First Aid? If you still have a month to go, it probably would be a good idea to read the book. It contains very high-yield information.
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how long does it take to finish 10Q ??

for me it take 1hr 30 mins to finish reading the explanation of 10Q
do u think thts horrible???

am i slow?
Do you take notes during this time? If you do, the pace is ok, especially if it's your first qbank. That would be 1 block every 8 hrs and around 60+ questions per day. This is just my opinion.
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Why don't you get a bootlegged copy of the First Aid? If you still have a month to go, it probably would be a good idea to read the book. It contains very high-yield information.
Yeah I will do that. Any way I can improve physio? especially respiratory n acid base disorders?
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Yeah I will do that. Any way I can improve physio? especially respiratory n acid base disorders?
Try pre-test physio. It's one of the books that I'm planning to use to improve physio. It's also available online for free. Pre-test is great in building concepts which is what Physio is all about. Let me know if you liked it.
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Try pre-test physio. It's one of the books that I'm planning to use to improve physio. It's also available online for free. Pre-test is great in building concepts which is what Physio is all about. Let me know if you liked it.
is it like a self assesment thingy? i found a pdf online, it says pathophysiology and has Q&A of every system.
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is it like a self assesment thingy? i found a pdf online, it says pathophysiology and has Q&A of every system.
Self-assessment? Nope... the score doesn't matter. It's only for learning concepts through questions. Personally, I think that's how physio should be strengthened. There is a pre-test physio book aside from the pathophysio one. I think you can find both for free in scribd.com.
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