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Hello everyone,
Seems i am asking lot of questions but truely saying all suggestions and comments are really helpful.
I just want to discuss something about above mentioned topic.
I am done with kaplan LTN and videos (except behavior science), goljian rapid review, 70% of goljian transcript and robbins Q&A (will be done by this month)
I am planning to buy Uworld's 2 month subscription from 1st of august and planning to do FA with it (i have did few chapters from FA before but basically it will be my first read).
So what i really mean to ask is.
If i study for 7-8hrs and try to finish 2 blocks of uworld (can i) with FA and DIT. Is it doable?
Obviously give all suggestion considering me average student. Ya in few subjects like micro and cycles related biochem you can consider me below average. I don't mind)
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If i am doing Uworld and Just imagine i don't know or not certain about most of answers. Should i do more of reading or just continue reading Uworld explanation? (I am considering Uworld as a learning tool then score predictor).
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Idea!

I would suggest you to go through FA completely atleast once before starting UWORLD.Almost all the UW questions can be answered if one has read FA fresh and that helps in saving alot of time trust me.If you start UW without going through FA,you will get many Q,s wrong and alot of your time will be spent looking for the relative portion in FA while reading explanations.So basically what I am suggesting is

Read FA once cover to cover--->Buy USMLE WORLD 1 month subscription--->Do 2 blocks timed random in the morning and then read Explanations(shouldnt take you more than 6hrs)---->In the evening listen to DIT 2 Lectures per day or Read FA 20 Pgs whatever suits you.

Personally I found reading the book very difficult along with UW.So you can do DIT this way you will have another revision of FA.

Whole of the above process will take 22 days.After that do the wrong and marked Q,s in 5,6 days then do an NBME to access yourself.

One more thing Add all the imp info from UW onto FA and nowhere else.This will help you alot in final revision having all high yield info at one place.Good Luck!
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That really answer all my questions.
But one more silly question
You said write all uworld points in uworld.
Advantage : I will really able to evaluate thing problem will revising FA .
Disadvantage : I am born doctor. I am gifted with worst doctor can ever write. I mean my hand writing sucks. Sometimes I am not able to understand myself what I wrote
So can I make a note book and write on that?
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That really answer all my questions.
But one more silly question
You said write all uworld points in uworld.
Advantage : I will really able to evaluate thing problem will revising FA .
Disadvantage : I am born doctor. I am gifted with worst doctor can ever write. I mean my hand writing sucks. Sometimes I am not able to understand myself what I wrote
So can I make a note book and write on that?
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Yeah thats also fine.Do what suits you the best.
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