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Old 05-01-2012
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Idea! Sharing a question bank??

Hello, everyone

I was just wondering if anyone has bought a q bank before and shared with a friend me an a friend are planning to split a qbank...

how does it work..do we have to pick one email address? can both of us login at the same time? if anyone has shared a qbank before it would be great if you can help me out

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it cannot be shared with 2 diff, I.P addresses at the same time.if both login at around same time the account gets canceled.
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it cannot be shared with 2 diff, I.P addresses at the same time.if both login at around same time the account gets canceled.
Is there any way to share? Q banks are very expensive, would be great is friends could share!
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As a concerned friend:

In my opinion... Nope, it's a really bad idea to share even if you are able to go around the restrictions by using the same IP address, etc. You won't be able to monitor your score and UW performance is crucial in many ways for step 1 prep. It helps you to detect weak areas and your improvement along the way. It's a very, very good indicator and it will be a turning point in your prep. Also, the 2nd user will be at the losing end.

Taking the usmle IS expensive and UW qbank is the best use of resources/cash in step 1. You can scrimp on Kaplan, books, and everything else but not UW.

If you want to save money, be over-prepared when you start UW and take it only for a month.
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