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Planning Dr.NickRiviera's plan for the last 20 days

now-may 29th: DIT (2nd pass) + 46Q UW (2nd pass) in the morning

may 30th: NBME form 7 (aiming for 225)

june 1-3rd: FA Review + 46Q (UW 2nd pass) <-- not really sure how to go about reading FA in these 3 days, i hate reading FA and at this point I dont even know what to focus on.

june 4th: Review offline NBME forms 7, 11, 12, 13 + CT/MRI review

june 5th: Free 150 + visit prometric centre (NO STUDYING TODAY)

june 6th: exam!

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how does this look?
what should i change?

any and all feedback would be greatly appreciated.
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good plan
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Good plan.

I just don't know how you'll be able to do all of FA in 3 days?
That's about 150 pages per day of FA PLUS 46Q on top of that?
If you can do that, then that's great. If not then I suggest you do that from May 30th to June 4th.

Other than that, it looks good!

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Good plan.

I just don't know how you'll be able to do all of FA in 3 days?
That's about 150 pages per day of FA PLUS 46Q on top of that?
If you can do that, then that's great. If not then I suggest you do that from May 30th to June 4th.

Other than that, it looks good!

Good luck.
i wont go through all of FA
just whatever i feel is HY/important
which at this point, i dont even know lol

so what in FA is essential or forgettable that i should review a few days before the exam?
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so what in FA is essential or forgettable that i should review a few days before the exam?
The best way to get an answer to that is to look at your weak areas from NBME 7 !! (don't do anything else, just focus on weak areas in those 3 days then).
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The best way to get an answer to that is to look at your weak areas from NBME 7 !! (don't do anything else, just focus on weak areas in those 3 days then).
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Gl mate
Id give FA review a little more time
tbh just stick with ur plan now, ur most likely very well prepared by now
best wishes, Stay confident .
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this is your last read of fa. none of us like it either but pls give it atleast 5days(90 pgs dly)IT REMAINS THE MOST HY

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will be xpecting your feedbak on 6th
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If you can't make more time for that cramming period of 3 days, then go over the weak areas that your last NBME showed you plus the "list of forgettables".

I feel that doing UW questions should stop at least 5 days before the exam.

Also, I dont get why you're always selling yourself short.
Why 225?!
I dont want to sound like oprah, but believing you can do it is half the journey.

Your last NBME was 220. You've been religiously going through FA, DIT, and UW ever since.
You did everything you have to. You know this sh!t!

Good luck, with your NBME, and the real deal.
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I feel FA in 3 days is quite a big ask.

You could rather spend 2 hrs on FA each day starting from the 20th of MAY, along with you DIT and UW. I think 1 hr you should be able to do atleast 10-15 pages? That means you would have studied FA thoroughly one more time by June 6 rather than just reading through 3 days before your exam.


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but guys, isnt doing DIT the same thing as reviewing FA? if anything, a more efficient way?
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Default i think u should give more days for FA

does anyone have answers and explanations to NBME 7?
my e-mail hyper_medic@hotmail.com
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but guys, isnt doing DIT the same thing as reviewing FA? if anything, a more efficient way?
I used to think so too, but actually going through it on your own and using your own words helps much more. Teach a lamp or something in your room. Sounds crazy I know, but try it. Good luck.

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does anyone have answers and explanations to NBME 7?
my e-mail hyper_medic@hotmail.com
If anyone has any NBME's (with answers too) please shoot them my way. checcles@gmail.com
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hey dr.nick...do u have the answers and xplainations to nbme 7,12 &13?? if u have could u please send it to me @ dr.ayesha27@yahoo.com...i have the answer key to those forms bt i thnk its all messed up...the nbme 11 whch u send me waz very helpful thank u & gudluck with ur plan it sounds good
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hi dr.nick, can you please send me the answers and explanations to nbme forms to kajal8569@gmail.com. Thank you soo much
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