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Old 07-12-2012
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Planning Is my plan OK?

Hi everyone and congratulations for this great and useful forum!
I'm a last year medical student from Argentina and I am planning to take step 1 next year (2013) after a 6 months preparation, approximately.

My plan is to use these books:
-Kaplan Lecture Notes
-First Aid 2013
-BRS Physyology
-Goljan Rapid Review book
-Clinical Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple
And maybe:
-Pharmacology from Lippinicot
-Gross anatomy, Neuroanatomy and Embriology from High Yield

I made this selection thanks to this forum threads! I will use Kaplan Qbanks and UW too.

Seccondly, I managed to download 2010 kaplan videos (if anyone is interested just tell me and I explain you how!).
My main question is: Should I buy 2010 KLN in order to match them with the videos or it's worth to get next year 2013 KLN? I would love to hear that 2010 KLN are perfectly OK!

Any other suggestions are more than welcome!

Thank you very very much in advance,
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Stay away from Lippincott Pharm! It is wayyyy too much lol.. I used that in school too but the Kaplan Pharm Lecture Notes and Video is perfectly fine.. I used Kaplan for everything except Path, the Kaplan path is not enough, I used RR with the Goljan Audios.. In school I also used CMMRS but once again I think the Kaplan + Videos combo is even better.. It`s better to learn while reading, listening, and seeing rather than just reading (I also used HY Embryo but I think that is where the Kaplan embryo get their stuff from, its almost identical, I just wanted to go a little more in depth with the Embryo since it was a weakness of mine)

I had the 2010 Kaplan Videos as well but just bought the 2011 lecture notes for the hell of it.. The 2010 notes are just fine to be honest, slight differences here and there.. I would assume the 2013 lecture notes should be better though since its been 3 years lol, if you can afford them then go ahead and buy them
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