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I've started with kaplan lecture notes, and i'm going to study pathology toward the end.

kaplan pathology - i've browsed through it, and i simply don't like it.

i also browsed through goljan, but its SO LONG! i like how it incorporates principles from other subjects, but i also don't like how it does that, because i just want to study pathology!


i was taking an honest look at Robbins Basic Pathology (between the thick, and baby robbins).

i was browsing through it, and its so short/readable, and JUST PATHOLOGY. i feel that i can fly through it, much easier than Rapid Review.

If i do just the goljan audio, and combine it with a quick read/browse of robbins basic review...wouldn't that be good for Pathology?

it is just me...but i feel that i could read through robbins basic pathology faster than goljan, and at the same time, focus on pathology. i have around 5 months to study, and i've just started with kaplan right now.
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I read Robbins cover to cover and it was a huge waste of time. I suggest you stick to the areas in Goljan's Rapid Review that are HY (i.e. those in FA) only and listen to his audio.

BTW, I also read Rapid Review cover to cover, and it's almost the same as robbins but he does mix in physio with biochem and micro and IMO if you've already covered this from other sources, they can be skipped to save time.
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