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Hey guys, I finished 2nd read of Kaplan physio and decided to start kaplan qbank offline. I have completed 4 blocks of physiology and averaged 60% with no improvement on consecutive blocks. I was trying to get 70%+. Also, I went over like 6 mins on each block :/

I don't really know what to do. A lot of questions I narrowed down to 2 options and picked the wrong one. Should I watch all the videos again? My concepts are good for the most part. GI was not sufficient from kaplan I thought.
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60% is actually a decent score. Kaplan Qbank questions are much harder than the real thing.

The questions are also very nitpicky, so it's hard to improve your scores. I think the best way to improve your physiology scores is just to go through all of First Aid. As you go through path/pharm/biochem, you pick up a lot of little bits of physiology.
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Hey guys, I finished 2nd read of Kaplan physio and decided to start kaplan qbank offline. I have completed 4 blocks of physiology and averaged 60% with no improvement on consecutive blocks. I was trying to get 70%+. Also, I went over like 6 mins on each block :/

I don't really know what to do. A lot of questions I narrowed down to 2 options and picked the wrong one. Should I watch all the videos again? My concepts are good for the most part. GI was not sufficient from kaplan I thought.

Hey,
I agree with Shan564. Kaplan Qbank is harder than actual exam. you dont need to be worried about getting 70s at this point...60% is a good score.
And from my experience I'd say kaplan qbank is a learning material,not necessarily an assessment tool. so try to learn as much as you can from it. look at it as a complementary source for lecture notes and lectures.

If you are at begining of your prep and physio is the only subj you have read,just take your time and go through more subjects and gradually you will feel more comfortable with questions and eventually you will notice increase in your score too.

good luck
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