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Old 01-04-2013
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Help Step 1 Advice needed

hey guys , needed some advice . so i started studyin for step 1 last year . did kaplan in jan and feb ..had to take a break for some certain reason .
started studyin again in may . did dit and fa and finished uworld once (avg overall score in uworld was 38%) ....i was supposed to take the exam in july but becuz of my low scores i didnt.....i started started again now in dec ..been doin f.a. and uworld ..right now my uworld avg is 50% (done like 10 blocks so far) ...

i want to give the exam by feb end and was wonderin how much should i aim for in uworld second time around and is uworld and fa enough or should i read goljian too ..also i'm planin on takin nbme test to see whr i stand in a few weeks . wht should i aim in those and whihc should i take

thnks alot for the help ..
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Here's what to do.

1. Read First Aid and do USMLE Rx qbank. This qbank reinforces you what you have read in First Aid.
2. UW over and over. Use it as a learning tool. Take notes too from UW.
3. Do NMBE 6, 7, 11, 12, and 13. You can download them as well and use as a learning tool.
4. I can't stress enough but you need to do massive amout of questions. I don't care where. But you need to. We all need to.

Good Luck!
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