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Help Last week of Prep; Finish UW or do DIT?

In ur opinions, which is more important, doing DIT covering weak areas from NBME results, or completing UW?
Test is booked in 6 days!!

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so long as u have only 6 days left , stick with your FA + UW . DIT is a great , and i always recommend people to do it esp average student , but for your case i would like say DONT DO IT FOR THESE SIX DAYS .
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Ok thanks
Doing a quick pharma review (own notes) now, will do form 7 or UW assessment 1?
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I believe each person is different. If you know FA very well, DIT may not help you. I can only tell you that my scores increased a whopping 40 points with DIT. I did it twice, the first was an old 2010 version then I did the 2013 in 5 days because this was all the time I had. The 2013 has 1.5speed so it goes really quick and cemented the FA, so I did not have to read FA again. Like I said, my weakness was in not memorizing the FA completely. In a 3 week period....I thank my lucky stars for DIT. I have encouraged people to use this tool, but to each his own, I can only speak from my personal experience. Good luck.
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I believe each person is different. If you know FA very well, DIT may not help you. I can only tell you that my scores increased a whopping 40 points with DIT. I did it twice, the first was an old 2010 version then I did the 2013 in 5 days because this was all the time I had. The 2013 has 1.5speed so it goes really quick and cemented the FA, so I did not have to read FA again. Like I said, my weakness was in not memorizing the FA completely. In a 3 week period....I thank my lucky stars for DIT. I have encouraged people to use this tool, but to each his own, I can only speak from my personal experience. Good luck.
40 points are awesome!!
But if DIT didnt help u memorize FA , how did it help you?
I was using it to go over FA faster than mu usual pace.. And it added some facts i didnt know...

Not sure how to progress from here...
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I had read fA twice on my own and retained minimal. When i did the dIT first time, it took me 18 days and the FA finally made sense to me. So, my plan was in the final week....just FA and ques but instead another colleague encouraged me to do dit again instead of reading FA on my own....and that helped with memorizing MORE.
Like I said, this may not work for everyone. I had 3 mths to study and befor DIT...I was scoring 190...so I know, I benefitted. Not everyone concurs...but this was my success tool.
OK...so you've done DIT then? I'm confused...where you stand.
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I had read fA twice on my own and retained minimal. When i did the dIT first time, it took me 18 days and the FA finally made sense to me. So, my plan was in the final week....just FA and ques but instead another colleague encouraged me to do dit again instead of reading FA on my own....and that helped with memorizing MORE.
Like I said, this may not work for everyone. I had 3 mths to study and befor DIT...I was scoring 190...so I know, I benefitted. Not everyone concurs...but this was my success tool.
OK...so you've done DIT then? I'm confused...where you stand.
Ive just started DIT less than two weeks. Did selective topics based on week areas. One was biochem, i understand biochem but idk how DIT improved my nbme score on biochem, it was a tool to brush over high yield stuff without being stuck ( cuz it took me ling time to do FA by myself before)
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