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Question DIT second time or FA alone

I have exactly 25 days before my test, and I did DIT one month ago, with it's workbook and studied it [just like how they recommended]

and i can allocate 10 days for DIT the second time, to just listen to them and do some quizzes and a few blocks of UWORLD [for the 2nd time.. meaning no notes] or in those 10 days shall I do pure FA and just read some really weak topics from my other resources [i.e Kaplan, BRS, redo Kaplan Qbank in that subject\system]
Any suggestions if u read about it, or have any idea? or for the the people who did it twice and took the test.... who do u evaluate the 2nd attempt?... is the second time as beneficial as the first time? thank u in advance
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For me, my schedule in the last 25 days is 15 days for DIT (it will be my second time), and 10 days for FA alone. Meanwhile, i'll be doing a block of UW -incorrect/marked questions- per day
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Renaissance, is it worth it to spend 15 days on DIT for a second time??, I did it once and I took notes and understood everything, shall I do it for a second time or just keep doing FA again and again?? ..
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My recommendation is tackle both, how:

1.Read FA alone. That way you read what they didn't go through.

2.And also go through all the rapid reviews and questions he does. Won't take you that long.

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If possible, you can go through FA with the help of USMLERx Express. That'll give you another look at FA with a slightly different eye. It's not as high-yield-focused as DIT, but it's probably more useful for somebody who has already done DIT.
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ok, but is using FA Q&A will do this job??
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ok, but is using FA Q&A will do this job??
No. FA Q&A is not meant to be comprehensive.
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i would do DIT again because it is FA but in a more efficient way.
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i would do DIT again because it is FA but in a more efficient way.
You might end up picking up things you had missed the first time that you did the videos. I have something similar planned as well.
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