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I have my exam in december and have hell a lot to complete yet. Some family stuff came up, so studying has been interrupted shortly. I'm logging behind my time table. I'm really nervous. My permit is getting expired in december and i have to give my exam then. So I'm really really tensed and because of it, I'm not able to study anything else. anybody else in my state?
please help. some support needed....
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I have been in your state for the past 3 months , finally giving exam soon..

Dont worry we plan a lott but most of the people never complete all thats planned . And almost no one sticks to their schedules, we all have back logs. . We will be worried like that but after a few months of prep eventhough u r not done with all that u have planned still u will score well on nbmes.... But dont plan on reading many books ! stick to kaplan, u world , goljan audios FA.. 3 months is a lot of time you can do it .. if you are thinking of reading robins / goljan rapid review word to word etc. , then time wont be enough... plan smart , 3 months is a lottttt of time...
most of the people goes thru these situations one who doesnt panic n plans smart will get high scores !
Stay cool ..

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wow. that was fast dr.nitowl. thank you

I have a doubt. is readin goljan audios and 125 pages enough? or should we read goljan rr too/ what abt the tables and slides and high yield blue points in goljan rr. What about DIT? is it to be done? please advice..
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what about kaplan qbank?
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wow. that was fast dr.nitowl. thank you

I have a doubt. is readin goljan audios and 125 pages enough? or should we read goljan rr too/ what abt the tables and slides and high yield blue points in goljan rr. What about DIT? is it to be done? please advice..

dude i didnt give my exam yet so my advice reg what to read n what not wouldnt be valid..

I heard people say dit was some1 reading fa for yu , i donno exactly so i didnt plan on using it...

golzan rr i did it in begining of my prep but most of the blue points are covered in his audios, i think they must be enuf.. tables i felt fa was enuf!

slides > you can have a look after u r done with some amount of prep , you will have an idea so u hardly need a day,. its beter to c them few days before exam so that you wont forget..

kaplan qbank , many use it but i didnt have time so i didnt use it.. it has lot of low yeild stuff..
see if you have enough time you can add these but if you do kaplan qbank n u dont have time for uworld in the end of ur prep then that would be a bad idea... !

As i said eariler i havent taken my exam yet nor got my result so , its just a opinion .. wait for someone with experiance to answer ur ques , or gothru old posts u may find some guidance,,
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I have my exam in december and have hell a lot to complete yet. Some family stuff came up, so studying has been interrupted shortly. I'm logging behind my time table. I'm really nervous. My permit is getting expired in december and i have to give my exam then. So I'm really really tensed and because of it, I'm not able to study anything else. anybody else in my state?
please help. some support needed....
i am in the same state as you... got 2 more full subs to be done with my first reading itself.... don worry there are ppl who have done great stuff in just 3 months........ we will do it too.. jus ensure we don let more time slip away this time
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dont worry im in same boat!! we will manage
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I'm in this boat as well. I still have to finish some subjects before I dive into qbanks.

The thing with watching Kaplan videos is that it's super boring for me since I'm not an auditory learner...I think a gazillion things while watching videos hampering my concentration. I don't even know how many hours of videos is normal.

However, with qbanks it'll be totally different. I know that people do at least 1-2 blocks per day. I understand things very quickly but my focus is a joke. I can't sit still and study, I have to hop on the internet, get up to eat 18 times.

Like someone said, we'll manage.

What have you guys done so far?
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Hi

I have my exam in december and have hell a lot to complete yet. Some family stuff came up, so studying has been interrupted shortly. I'm logging behind my time table. I'm really nervous. My permit is getting expired in december and i have to give my exam then. So I'm really really tensed and because of it, I'm not able to study anything else. anybody else in my state?
please help. some support needed....
hi there,
I too have scheduled my exam in dec 1st week..so we r sailing in d same boat keep on studying no matter what happened y'day...we can utilize whatever time available in right way..wish u all the best!
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the more the time u take u r gonna 4get. I ve my exams like u 2. I didnt even start doin anything and in d same boat like u . American grads take not more than 3 months for mle prep. 3 months should be more than enough if planned wisely
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I'm in this boat as well. I still have to finish some subjects before I dive into qbanks.

The thing with watching Kaplan videos is that it's super boring for me since I'm not an auditory learner...I think a gazillion things while watching videos hampering my concentration. I don't even know how many hours of videos is normal.

However, with qbanks it'll be totally different. I know that people do at least 1-2 blocks per day. I understand things very quickly but my focus is a joke. I can't sit still and study, I have to hop on the internet, get up to eat 18 times.

Like someone said, we'll manage.

What have you guys done so far?
I read ur post and i saw my reflection in u
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such encouragement is so helpful... thank u all of u
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I'm in this boat as well. I still have to finish some subjects before I dive into qbanks.

The thing with watching Kaplan videos is that it's super boring for me since I'm not an auditory learner...I think a gazillion things while watching videos hampering my concentration. I don't even know how many hours of videos is normal.

However, with qbanks it'll be totally different. I know that people do at least 1-2 blocks per day. I understand things very quickly but my focus is a joke. I can't sit still and study, I have to hop on the internet, get up to eat 18 times.

Like someone said, we'll manage.

What have you guys done so far?
Well I'm in the same situation...can't really sit for a long time. Max half an hour then I need to roam around or sit on the internet at least for 10 mins. So that means I can study about an hour with 20 mins break. But the other issue is that i lose concentration while I study for half an hour so it really hampers my studying speed...don't know how you guys overcome this issue...any help?
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Idea!

I found that keeping the laptop off when reviewing FA for eg helps a lot in decreasing distractions.
My problem is remembering stuff I have fully memorized and understood a month ago.


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i seem to have both these problems!!!
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