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Some people advise to look at options of question before reading the question stem (especially in case of long stems). Should it be done in exam?? Or this practice has any drawback??
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I think it is only useful in determining what type of questions is this, 2-3 seconds to tell is this a biostat or path or immuno or pharm to just know how to think and process information while reading the stem.. but never to skip the stem or read the last line or sth.. you must read everything.
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Please read here
http://www.usmle-forums.com/general-...k-options.html

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