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Old 04-08-2013
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I'm a graduated dominican IMG studying for step 1. I've been studying intensively over the last year. Resources i've used so far:

-All Kaplan lecture notes and videos (once)

-Kaplan qbank free 300 questions (did this by subject while i was reading first aid)

-Red First Aid twice after that

-USMLE world question bank (finished with 48%): timed, random, full blocks. Did it once, while annotating First Aid. Completed the question bank and reviewed the ones i got incorrect

-Pathoma: once, along First Aid

-Drs in training step 1

-NBME 7(online): 440 (207). Did this after kaplan lecture notes, uworld, pathoma, first aid readings

-NBME 11(online): 440 (207). Did this one after Drs. in training

I have no idea about what to do right now. I feel that its impossible to have a good score on the USMLE step 1. I've been reading this forum and trying to do everything recommended for step 1!

Should i buy 1 month of kaplan qbank and complete it? or do the two UWSA which include explanations? or use First aid to review weak areas shown by the NBME self assesments? or all of the above?

I'm planning to take the test before may 2013 (eligibility period: mar-april-may)

Goal: >230, is it possible?

Thanks in advance
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ALL of the above.

DO more questions, keep reviewing FA(pay close attention to weak areas) and keep doing assessments till you feel comfortable with the score..

its dep possible to hit 230 by the end of MAY.
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