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Old 01-10-2013
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Default Need some advice here! Possible to complete Kaplan Videos in 30 days or less?

Looks like I've accidentally somehow, managed to steer away from my original game plan of preparing for the step 1!!

I bought all the 2010 kaplan lecture notes, and I have the latest videos too.

But I started my prep with Costanzo Physiology (big text, not brs)

I was suppose to do Kaplan Biochem after that, but got hooked onto Lippincott Biochemistry instead!

And in 2 weeks from today, I'm planning to tackle Katzung Pharmacology and RR Pathology!

I still want to do the Kaplan Lecture notes (1 time instead of twice now), and I think after reviewing all the other topics, my review for kaplan will go much faster now!

I'm just wondering, is it true that the kaplan lectures are around 210 hours total? (including pathology - which I won't be doing)

If so, is it reasonable to say that I could finish the Kaplan videos and lecture notes in 30 days or less? I have 10 hours per day for study time. Or do you really need to stop/play to provide time to read the notes? or could i read the notes much quicker?
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Default Kaplan lecture notes and videos

It's possible to do all of them in a month, but it depends on your level of confidence in your prior knowledge. If you are shaky in some subjects it will take you longer to get through them.

Here are some general observations:

Micro - The best of the videos. Do them all. Amazing
Physio - Next best. Conrad Fischer is great.
Pharm - Seems to be overkill for the boards, but good coverage.

Path - If you can, get your hands on the Older videos (2007 or older), because Dr. John Barone did the path videos back then. Barone is a lot better lecturer than the current path guy. Also go to Barone's website and pay attention to his mnemonics, which are quite good.

Good luck.
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