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Question Independent study vs Crash Course?

Hey Everybody!

So I recently graduated from Med School in India and am preparing for my Boards now- I'll probably end up taking them in June-July. Just needed some advice from anybody whose graduated from abroad and what exactly did they do to study for it? Currently, I'm using Kaplan Notes and Lectures, UWorld and First Aid to study for it. Is that enough to cover all the relevant material for the exam? Is it possible to self-study for Step 1 with that or is taking a crash course recommended? I know it depends on each person how they study but considering the fact that different stresses were put on what's important from the syllabus in each country, will those be enough to cover the gap? And also, if a crash course does significantly help, what would be the best to take for an IMG? I've heard a lot about Doctors In Training and Falcon Review? A little confused and worried! Thanks!
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