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What's up everybody, I really need your help
I started preparing for step 1 like 2 weeks ago after 7 long months of rest after being done with Step 2 ck & got 212.
I thought I would prepare for step 1 the same way I did for step 2 (Kaplan videos + KLN + FA + UW + kaplan q bank ) throwing Goljan Rapid review in there too but I just realized now that if I do it that way I will actually spend over a year preparing for it, as I work a full time job now, which I can't afford, as I have to get that over with before march 2013 for so many reasons
so I decided that I would skip KLN & VIDEOS & just read ( FA + GOLJAN + HY NEUROANATOMY + FA QBOOK + KAPLAN QBOOK + UW + KAPLAN QBANK + ALL NBMEs )
So, my question is; Is that enough for a score > 230 or Skipping kaplan is really gonna screw me over ?
taking into consideration that I already took step 2 .
I know that this question had been asked before but I couldn't really find a definitive answer, so your help is really appreciated
thanks

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It all depends on how good your basics are.
KLN lecture notes help you strengthen your concepts.

I would recommend going through kaplan atleast once.

And if you feel you are good at all those concepts, then go ahead
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Thanks for replying, actually my basic knowledge isn't that great, for instance I know for fact that I suck at bio, histology & Neuro .
So the combination that I mentioned would not cover what I need for the test?
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96 reviews & only one response ?!
c'mon guys.
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96 reviews & only one response ?!
c'mon guys.
the last responder answered your question. do kln and videos at least once.
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well , I know he answered the question ( thanks to him ) , but you can't build an idea over just one opinion , can you ?
anyway thanks for your input.
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I think u should go through kaplan videos & lecture notes at least once.
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