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View Poll Results: How much money you spent on Step 1 Books?
< $500 16
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I was looking at all the books i bought so far for Step1 preparations, I realized i bought every book out there, I spent more than $2000 on book alone what a waste of money . I bought 2103 FA two of them
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first thing i thought when i saw this topic was ''Lets not talk about it''
It's one of those necessary evils. You have to invest , i try not to think too much on what i've spent, although its advisable to think well and spend wisely so you dont end up buying Everything,
The harsh reality is, after a few months, you'll probablly Never use any of these materials again.
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Ya the thing is unless you buy books, you don't know which one suits your study needs.

There are so many fake reviews on Amazon , students have to be careful when buying books based on reviews.
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The method i chose when buying a book is to look for an online copy of the book ...and if it is popular (thats why you would be buying).... then it would definitely be on the web .... then i cross check all of them and then decide which is worth buying ... then i buy the one that i find most intriguing ....then stick to it till the end
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Good tip will keep that in mind
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I was looking at all the books i bought so far for Step1 preparations, I realized i bought every book out there, I spent more than $2000 on book alone what a waste of money . I bought 2103 FA two of them
I bought books+ videos+ lectures....+ 1 yr kaplan qbank... now i am sitting at home with no money


yeah these things are expensive but you need to invest wisely and get the required books... not EVERY usmle books haha
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Is this poll asking about how much we spent/are spending on books only or does it include Qbanks, Online resources, etc?
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