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Question Kaplan Qbank or go over UWorld again?

2 weeks till Step 1, I've been hearing some good things about Kaplan Qbank. I don't know whether I should spend my time going over UWorld 2nd time or get Kaplan Qbank and do new questions from there.

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I've been hearing some good things about Kaplan Qbank. I don't whether I should spend my time going over UWorld 2nd time or get Kaplan Qbank and do new questions from there.

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With 2 weeks left, how many questions are you planning on doing per day?
If you aim to finish 2 blocks a day = 92 questions/day then in 14 days you can finish around 1300 questions in either qbank. That means about 60% of the qbank or uw ... which is a good amount to go over! How was your UW average the first time around?
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With 2 weeks left, how many questions are you planning on doing per day?
If you aim to finish 2 blocks a day = 92 questions/day then in 14 days you can finish around 1300 questions in either qbank. That means about 60% of the qbank or uw ... which is a good amount to go over! How was your UW average the first time around?
I got 65% first time around. BTW, is FA immuno section enough? I feel like UWorld immuno goes into way more detail than FA. Don't know if I should use outside source to brush up on immuno since I've been hearing that they're starting to test more on immuno.
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I got 65% first time around. BTW, is FA immuno section enough? I feel like UWorld immuno goes into way more detail than FA. Don't know if I should use outside source to brush up on immuno since I've been hearing that they're starting to test more on immuno.
Nah I dont think FA is enough. I am using first aid, Kaplan and UW/Qbank for immuno.
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With 2 weeks left, how many questions are you planning on doing per day?
If you aim to finish 2 blocks a day = 92 questions/day then in 14 days you can finish around 1300 questions in either qbank. That means about 60% of the qbank or uw ... which is a good amount to go over! How was your UW average the first time around?
btw I planned on doing about 3-4 blocks a day.
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btw I planned on doing about 3-4 blocks a day.
Well if thats the case then in 14 days you can definitely go over ALL of UW again for a 2nd time (which is what a lot of ppl would recommend) or you can finish Qbank for the first time (which will give you more exposure to newer types of questions etc).

I think what you can do is go over all the wrong/marked answers from UW ..and once thats done start Qbank and finish as much of it as you can.

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I've been hearing some good things about Kaplan Qbank. I don't whether I should spend my time going over UWorld 2nd time or get Kaplan Qbank and do new questions from there.

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With 2 weeks left, just do uworld incorrect questions or the topics you are weak in.

By the way, what are the good things that you are hearing about kaplan Qbank and from where? I'm doing kaplan Qbank right now, maybe I can share my opinion regarding those "good points" -- if they are applicable during your last 2 weeks.
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