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Question Kaplan Videos and Lecture Notes Enough

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I am an IMG. Planning to take step 1 next year. I really need your advice on how to start my preparation.
I am planning to go through Kaplan Videos and Kaplan Lecture Notes and various question banks after that.

Will that be enough ?
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The best answer to the question (is that enough) is by doing assessment tests such as NBME or UWSA and see if you are getting the score you want.

Once you reach the predicted score you want then that's enough.

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Thanx a lot... 1 more help.
I am about to buy Kaplan lecture notes. Which one I should prefer 2012 new edition or the 2010 edition ?
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I don't know, I usually prefer the newest edition but many members have discussed this issue in the forums, search for those threads.

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I don't know, I usually prefer the newest edition but many members have discussed this issue in the forums, search for those threads.

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Thank u
If I buy 2012 edition will I get d videos for it... or I can just 2010 edition videos ?
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Kaplan video are no good for micro,patho,anatomy except neuro
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Default 2011 text and 2010 vids

[QUOTE=vrush_1003;190156]Hi,
I am an IMG. Planning to take step 1 next year. I really need your advice on how to start my preparation.
I am planning to go through Kaplan Videos and Kaplan Lecture Notes and various question banks after that.

i have kaplan 2011 text and it perfectly matches with '10 vids! the newer texts just have their fonts and stuff changed but the content is the same!
i will be giving my step next year too. lets keep each other posted., cheers!
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Kaplan video are no good for micro,patho,anatomy except neuro
What do you suggest for these then??
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Just read Kaplan or any other book that suits you..patho you can do Kaplan but use both q banks uw and Kaplan to strengthen it.
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Kaplan video are no good for micro,patho,anatomy except neuro
You think I should skip the micro Kaplan vedios. Why?
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they just read what is written in books..i just listened for laboratory techinques and ..homologus recombination,transduction chapter.. donot waste too much time watching videos.. videos are best for pharma physio ,genetics,biostat,behavior science
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