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hello is there anyone who is planning to take this cruel exam on sept?!!!!
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yep! last week of sep
i am on my second read along UW offline (i started UW whith my first read so finishing that)
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u r doing u world nice!!....i read FA once, am almost done with kaplan q bank..and will start my 2nd read with uworld next month.
how is uworld????..cuz i heard its difficult,,,and thats why iam doing kaplan first n how many times are u planning to read FA?
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u r doing u world nice!!....i read FA once, am almost done with kaplan q bank..and will start my 2nd read with uworld next month.
how is uworld????..cuz i heard its difficult,,,and thats why iam doing kaplan first n how many times are u planning to read FA?
u doing One Qbank along ur first read n did FA once thats great'
i could not finish Uw (offline)along my first read so i started 2nd read n now finishing UW offline
i wil do Usmlerx after offline UW.n then UW online again in september
honestly i read FA when i solve questions n annotate them so i am not done with FA yet..but plan is 4 times atleast --------i hope

and UW is nice' i cannot compare it as i havent done any other qbank yet but it tests you on very minute levels' keeps testing you on one topic in diffrent presentations so Consolidates your concepts.

whats ur % on KAplanQbank?
n how you doing on biostats ...i am having hard time with biostats questions
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u doing One Qbank along ur first read n did FA once thats great'
i could not finish Uw (offline)along my first read so i started 2nd read n now finishing UW offline
i wil do Usmlerx after offline UW.n then UW online again in september
honestly i read FA when i solve questions n annotate them so i am not done with FA yet..but plan is 4 times atleast --------i hope

and UW is nice' i cannot compare it as i havent done any other qbank yet but it tests you on very minute levels' keeps testing you on one topic in diffrent presentations so Consolidates your concepts.

whats ur % on KAplanQbank?
n how you doing on biostats ...i am having hard time with biostats questions
biostats SUCKS!! its my worest subject..i rarely get it right in the qbank and if i do its a lucky guess..so i have to read it again from kaplan lecnotes
my % in kaplanQ is mid 50s ....and i cant get above it ..so i gotta go over FA a 2nd time this month and see how i do.
did u read biostats from kaplan ????
and how is it going for u??
did u take any NBME's?? if not?? when r u planning to??
i am gonna take my first NBME on july 6th and am nervous already
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biostats SUCKS!! its my worest subject..i rarely get it right in the qbank and if i do its a lucky guess..so i have to read it again from kaplan lecnotes
my % in kaplanQ is mid 50s ....and i cant get above it ..so i gotta go over FA a 2nd time this month and see how i do.
did u read biostats from kaplan ????
and how is it going for u??
did u take any NBME's?? if not?? when r u planning to??
i am gonna take my first NBME on july 6th and am nervous already

same here ' exactly same here in case of biostats' i cant solve questions sometime cant even guess lol i am doing em from kapaln notes n video again'
NBME my plan is first week of july aswell which NBME should we take?
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i would say NBME 6!! u??
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i would say NBME 6!! u??
i am not sure yet!
Gota ask some one about it '

How many Nbme Do you plan? i plan atleast three n i wil keep Nmbe 15 for END doh'
Do you know which Nbme are more predictive'
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i have no idea which NBME is more predictive but i see almost everyone who took the step 1 saying they did NBME 7!!! am planning to do at least 2-3 NBMEs.
how is ur studying so far???
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its going Fine so far' doing 2nd read' going through kaplan Notes + video on fast mode again'
what about you? when are you going to finish your 2nd read !!are you doing jus FA + questions?
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wow ur doing ur 2nd read of kaplan note!!...that takes serious guts..my first time doing the lecture notes, the videos and taking notes was sooo painful...it almost killed me...so i kinda promised my self i would never do it again..iam praying that i wont have to.
Iam doing (FA only) for the 2nd time in 10 to 12 days.. by the way when i was doing FA the first time i had to go back to some topics in lecture notes ..but mostly i used wiki and youtube loOol all that so i wont go back to kaplan videos..kinda crazy i know
i will do the 46% left of kaplanQ in 2-3weeks and hope that my scores will rise
and thats how long it will take with my 2nd read.
r u doing videos and kaplan notes + uworld?!! or kaplan matrial only?? and how long r u planning to do that??
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wow ur doing ur 2nd read of kaplan note!!...that takes serious guts..my first time doing the lecture notes, the videos and taking notes was sooo painful...it almost killed me...so i kinda promised my self i would never do it again..iam praying that i wont have to.
Iam doing (FA only) for the 2nd time in 10 to 12 days.. by the way when i was doing FA the first time i had to go back to some topics in lecture notes ..but mostly i used wiki and youtube loOol all that so i wont go back to kaplan videos..kinda crazy i know
i will do the 46% left of kaplanQ in 2-3weeks and hope that my scores will rise
and thats how long it will take with my 2nd read.
r u doing videos and kaplan notes + uworld?!! or kaplan matrial only?? and how long r u planning to do that??




yeah i know ' its so painful going through all of em again' but i thought if i donot do them again ' first read of em wil Go in all in vain'
but the reason i am doing KLN notes again along videos is i CAN never anotate points from kln notes to FA
so i just anotate UW on FA' n i am trying to do 2nd read as soon as possible i hope with in 35 days! i.e til 5th july

wAo you doing FA twice thats nice thing'plus done iwth kaplan Qbank' - great!
so How do find FA is it enough without KLN note?
where did you Do pathology from?
so i Am doing Kaplan Notes! video + Uw qbank +FA while going through questions only-

n it seems its just us two ppl taking step in september o.O?
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btw have you done externships /observerships in U.S? or collected LORS?
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i think FA is enought wihout the KLN especially this 2nd time around i feel its easier i dont get confused like the last time..some topics r always hard for me like gene experssion, blotting procedures ..etc..i hate em
i did pathology form Goljan audio with Goljan RR book..but i didnt read all the chapters in,, i just read the chapters that go with audio...so am planning to read it all next month.
am planning to be in the U.S. around Jan 2014.. after am done with my step1 and 2ck ..hopefully i will have time to do the Externship and collect LORS before the match Sep 2014 inshallah.
i was wondering ...did you take notes in your Kaplan lec notes while watching the videos the first time??
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i think FA is enought wihout the KLN especially this 2nd time around i feel its easier i dont get confused like the last time..some topics r always hard for me like gene experssion, blotting procedures ..etc..i hate em
i did pathology form Goljan audio with Goljan RR book..but i didnt read all the chapters in,, i just read the chapters that go with audio...so am planning to read it all next month.
am planning to be in the U.S. around Jan 2014.. after am done with my step1 and 2ck ..hopefully i will have time to do the Externship and collect LORS before the match Sep 2014 inshallah.
i was wondering ...did you take notes in your Kaplan lec notes while watching the videos the first time??

Hm! FA seems nice but i couldnot finish it cover to cover' ---All i did is in randomn diffrent topics from FA while doing question cuz honestly after going through KLN video n notes i never had enough stamina to read same thing from FA
I did GoljanRR +pathoma videos + goljan audios lol lol
well i duno i feel pretty good with biochem 'KLN notes are amazing + i m using HY molecular aswell (i read it when i donot feel like doing anything elz)

Same here i am gona Go US hopefuly by next march-april n do some observerships (as i am graduate) before taking CS- inshaALAH inshaALAh
n INSHALALH for you aswell

umm yeah some subjects i did take notes like biochem n behavioural- but not in all of them
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oh i am a graduate as well so i meant (observeship) not externship...and by the way if u dont mind me asking ...what year did u graduate ?? and are you doing internship or just studying?? i graduated 2012 and i feel like med school was a decade ago...i am wondering how i will be able to remember any of the clinical stuff for the step 2!!
somedays like today i studied only 20 pages of FA ...instead of the 40 pgs i planned ...and went out instead..i hate it when i cant focus ..i just lose the ability to study and all i think about is FUN FUN FUN
ever feel like that?!!
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oh i am a graduate as well so i meant (observeship) not externship...and by the way if u dont mind me asking ...what year did u graduate ?? and are you doing internship or just studying?? i graduated 2012 and i feel like med school was a decade ago...i am wondering how i will be able to remember any of the clinical stuff for the step 2!!
somedays like today i studied only 20 pages of FA ...instead of the 40 pgs i planned ...and went out instead..i hate it when i cant focus ..i just lose the ability to study and all i think about is FUN FUN FUN
ever feel like that?!!
ya ya sure'
i graduated-in mid 2012 aswell n i Did internship just for 40 days n i left it wos very hectic 'and talking about it you think med school wos decade ago 'i cant recall things from my first read for step-1 '
HOW do You study? pages per day?
and how many Questions?
btw Did you annotate your KAp Qbank on FA ?

and you think about FUN alot?:P take NBME -7 tomorrow n i bet you ll never be the same :P haha JK' its normal 'happened with me alot during my first read' but now its diffrent i try to study but there comes days when i burn out or some work- but to be honest after my graduation 'i got seprated from all of my friends n hometown so i dun hve much of option' niether lol
for this i wil suggest stop taking breaks. on the daywhich you ll burn out' take that day off' once a week
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I memorize 40 pages/day from FA
i stopped doing questions this week just FA....but before i use to do 2 blocks with reviewing right and wrong questions/day..and reviewing takes forever..i didnt annotate on FA with KAPTEST cuz am planning do do that with UWORLD mext month.
and i cant believe its just you and me taking the exam on SEP on this forum that is just weird
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by the way.. did u do the whole ECFMG form 186 ..and the other papers.
and get a permit to schedule??
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by the way.. did u do the whole ECFMG form 186 ..and the other papers.
and get a permit to schedule??
yep ! done with every thing already! got my date n centre selected aswell'

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when you taking first NBME?
lets keep eachother motivated

my plan is 7th july! NBME -7 after finishing my seconed read-
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i am planning to do my first NBME on july 6th.. but dont know which one to start with...why did u choose NBME 7??? is it the hardest or something??
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and how is the HY biostat?? is it really good?!!! i really dont want to start a new book now?!! but just wondering if its worth starting now?!!
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and how is the HY biostat?? is it really good?!!! i really dont want to start a new book now?!! but just wondering if its worth starting now?!!

1) HU series - i would suggest practice biostats Questions n Questions do KAPQbank then UW Qbank n decide about adding another Book after NBME'
n see where Do you stand- thats my plan'

2)i selected NBME 7 ' just like that
yep i heared its tough but since its Old so i am using it as first NBME saving 11 /13/15 for last month
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sounds like a good plan
i really hope we get everything reviewed and memorized before sept.
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sounds like a good plan
i really hope we get everything reviewed and memorized before sept.
good luck and keep me updated on how things go with u??

ya i hope that Too but its exhausting i am doing biochem trying to finish it in 2 days but it seems not possible n i need to finish my 2nd read before 5th july . UGH!!
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ya lets keep updating each other - so that we can slay this dragon in septmber! n go for step 2 in time
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I'm taking it in September too! I think I'm so behind though.

Doing Anat from Kaplan LN, after that going to do a 2nd Review of Kaplan LN and Pathoma.

Been doing UWorld subject wise, getting around 70%. I don't think I remember everything I studied to feel ready enough to take a NBME. When did both of you start prep?
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I'm taking it in September too! I think I'm so behind though.

Doing Anat from Kaplan LN, after that going to do a 2nd Review of Kaplan LN and Pathoma.

Been doing UWorld subject wise, getting around 70%. I don't think I remember everything I studied to feel ready enough to take a NBME. When did both of you start prep?
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um i donot think you are so much behind infact you doing 70% on UW is pretty impressive KEEP it up!

same problem here ! i guess its normal (i hope :P) as i dun remmber much niether - doing my 2nd read ---not ready for NBME yet but i wil try
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I'm taking it in September too! I think I'm so behind though.

Doing Anat from Kaplan LN, after that going to do a 2nd Review of Kaplan LN and Pathoma.

Been doing UWorld subject wise, getting around 70%. I don't think I remember everything I studied to feel ready enough to take a NBME. When did both of you start prep?
HEY Prtysha..welcome to our small group of 2 thanks to u now 3 lool
first of all u shouldnt worry too much...we all feel unsure most of the time and the only way u can know if ur ready is to take the NBME ...personally i dont think i will ever be 100% ready ..but i will do my best and see how it goes.
i started preparing in DEC ...and i really took my time ..i feel like i forgot some stuff from my first reading especially physio and biostat!!
did u try to do UWORLD random and r u doing timed or tutor mode?!!!
how many times did u read FA??
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i started prep in january- missed solid 20 days of march i.e couldnot even open book-
tell us about your self how are u studying -
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I started in March, I finished Internship in 2012 Dec, so took two months off and then started.

I annotate FA as I read Kaplan but I haven't done a cover to cover reading of FA yet. Thought I would after my 2nd Kaplan review.

Which Qbanks are you guys using?

I did UWorld subject wise timed tutor mode.
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i am planning for sept for my exam as well...fingers crossed.. i dont want to delay it anymore
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I'm still doing Kaplan. Haven't started u world or fa yet. And I don't have a choice but to take the exam by September first week. seems impossible. Any tips on how to read goljan rapid review. At the moment I'm struggling with it.
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I'm still doing Kaplan. Haven't started u world or fa yet. And I don't have a choice but to take the exam by September first week. seems impossible. Any tips on how to read goljan rapid review. At the moment I'm struggling with it.
I haven't done Golijan, I don't plan to either. I've done Pathoma, it's very concise and high yield, pretty useful if you're short on time. I highly recommend it.

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I'm still doing Kaplan. Haven't started u world or fa yet. And I don't have a choice but to take the exam by September first week. seems impossible. Any tips on how to read goljan rapid review. At the moment I'm struggling with it.
if u want to take this exam in sept first u gotta believe u can do it!!
i would advice u to listen to goljan audio and read the chapters that go with it in Goljan RR book. thats wat i did and it worked for me ..cuz patho Q r no longer a problem now.
and if u wanna skip reading a kaplan book i think MICRO is covered well in FA so u can try that . i remember how time consuming those videos were i also took notes along with the videos..that helped me alot
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if u want to take this exam in sept first u gotta believe u can do it!!
i would advice u to listen to goljan audio and read the chapters that go with it in Goljan RR book. thats wat i did and it worked for me ..cuz patho Q r no longer a problem now.
and if u wanna skip reading a kaplan book i think MICRO is covered well in FA so u can try that . i remember how time consuming those videos were i also took notes along with the videos..that helped me alot
and try to start uworld or kaptest right away even if its just couple of questions everyday.
Ya I'll do that. Will start uworld now. How long does it take for fa? I had planned on taking an nbme in July and then fa and uworld and revision as much as possible.
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[QUOTE=jean;197863]Ya I'll do that. Will start uworld now. How long does it take for fa? I had planned on taking an nbme in July and then fa and uworld and revision as much as possible.
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well first time FA took me about 25 days to finish...cuz i was going back to KLN especially for biochem..it will get easier the more read it.
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I'm still doing Kaplan. Haven't started u world or fa yet. And I don't have a choice but to take the exam by September first week. seems impossible. Any tips on how to read goljan rapid review. At the moment I'm struggling with it.
i cannot suggest ' but i can tell about what i did -
i Did pathoma videos first after that i read that topic from Goljan RR n then i listened to Goljan audio when i finished each organ (like cardio)' i named it ''GOLJOMA'' :P:P


some people do just Pthoma video +book
my friend is doing pathoma + FA
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so what so ever makes u comfertable


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I started in March, I finished Internship in 2012 Dec, so took two months off and then started.

I annotate FA as I read Kaplan but I haven't done a cover to cover reading of FA yet. Thought I would after my 2nd Kaplan review.

Which Qbanks are you guys using?

I did UWorld subject wise timed tutor mode.

i am using offline UW then gona start USMLErx online ' inshaALAh
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i cannot suggest ' but i can tell about what i did -
i Did pathoma videos first after that i read that topic from Goljan RR n then i listened to Goljan audio when i finished each organ (like cardio)' i named it ''GOLJOMA'' :P:P


some people do just Pthoma video +book
my friend is doing pathoma + FA
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so what so ever makes u comfertable


when did you start studying?when finishing first read?
Well I made a bug mistake of listening to audios/Kaplan videos of most subjects without really going through the notes later. Hence the struggle now.

I started in April. But it's only now that I've really been working hard.
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Well I made a bug mistake of listening to audios/Kaplan videos of most subjects without really going through the notes later. Hence the struggle now.

I started in April. But it's only now that I've really been working hard.

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I am also planning to give my exam in sept ..
I haven't done micro n immuno yet .. Should I do it from kln or FA will be enough ?
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I have done 2 read of rest of subjects from kln n 1x patho golgan and 25% of uworld . FA I have done for some randomly not done yet ... Am I going too slow
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I have done 2 read of rest of subjects from kln n 1x patho golgan and 25% of uworld . FA I have done for some randomly not done yet ... Am I going too slow
No no. You're good. I'm still on one read.
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No no. You're good. I'm still on one read.
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But where should I do micro n immuno from I haven't done it yet . Will FA be enough or I should do KLN ?
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But where should I do micro n immuno from I haven't done it yet . Will FA be enough or I should do KLN ?
Apparently micro is covered well in fa although I haven't done it yet. But in one of the above posts it is mentioned that fa is quite detailed esp in micro.
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NOO !!
And how much time will complete read of uworld offline take ?
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Is it possible to complete kln biochem notes in two days?
look at number of hours of videos and divide it in 2 days... its not very difficult!!

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But where should I do micro n immuno from I haven't done it yet . Will FA be enough or I should do KLN ?
for immuno,i went back to kaplan... (its my weak area) so go ahead for fa,n keep referring back to kaplan whenever u feel like.
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for immuno,i went back to kaplan... (its my weak area) so go ahead for fa,n keep referring back to kaplan whenever u feel like.
I am planning to give all subjects one last read from kln long with first aid and 1 block of uworld daily till 15 aug n then FA and Kaplan qbank .. Is it right ?
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look at number of hours of videos and divide it in 2 days... its not very difficult!!

go ahead

I've done the videos once. I'm just going through the notes now. So I should be able to complete in two or max three days right?
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I am planning to give all subjects one last read from kln long with first aid and 1 block of uworld daily till 15 aug n then FA and Kaplan qbank .. Is it right ?
well i am doing the same..kaplan n fa n uworld questions(i try to do but i m never able to finish ) and i have no idea abt kaplan qbank... never checked it out!!
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I've done the videos once. I'm just going through the notes now. So I should be able to complete in two or max three days right?
yeah,do all metabolism in one day... like carbs in morning,fat,protein by evening n finish by small chapter of nucleotides(lol it looks like a diet chart)
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Thanks. and genetics?
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you should give it some time.. see,it all depends on you,if i were at your place ,i would revise it in 2 days at least coz its my weak area, but genetics is all concepts,and few memorization points as well..if you are very well versed with all the concepts,i dont think it should take more than a day.. so it depends,person to person.
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i donot know Whats Wrong ' study is Going so Slow' i hope it gets better b cuz so much left to revise
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But where should I do micro n immuno from I haven't done it yet . Will FA be enough or I should do KLN ?

immunology? its Best from KLN'
for micro' i did KLN in first Go and i think i wil stay with FA this time for micro' its more them enough'
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i donot know Whats Wrong ' study is Going so Slow' i hope it gets better b cuz so much left to revise
I think it's the summer. everyone's studying is going slow.
I think I'll finish this kln read only by July first week. That too hopefully. Then nbme. And then try out fa and full fledge uworld.
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I think it's the summer. everyone's studying is going slow.
I think I'll finish this kln read only by July first week. That too hopefully. Then nbme. And then try out fa and full fledge uworld.
Is that too slow? How much do I need to buck up. Being married and studying is hard. I hope all of you are single
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umh! NO! .. well i wos revising Biochem +genetics so i thought i wil be able to finish it in 2 days n solve UW'
but i wos Wrong '

so if you wana do video + kln notes? its solid 5 days

i did videos + Kln notes in 4 days cuz i wos revising so i played videos on fast mode n i realised videos are not a good idea while 2nd read of it so i am gona do just Notes now onwards
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umh! NO! .. well i wos revising Biochem +genetics so i thought i wil be able to finish it in 2 days n solve UW'
but i wos Wrong '

so if you wana do video + kln notes? its solid 5 days

i did videos + Kln notes in 4 days cuz i wos revising so i played videos on fast mode n i realised videos
are not a good idea while 2nd read of it so i am gona do just Notes now onwards
I already did the videos once. Now I'm just going through the kln notes sans the video. The only subject which I haven't done videos is anatomy. It seemed like a drag!
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yep! single n Happy i am kidding'

You are married n preparing for step -1 You are doing greaaaatt JOB!
its not easy 'i know

Jean i would recomend finish your first read as soon as possible ' n do lots of Questtions along FA Then you wil realise you need more n more revisions of FA'
n september is not FAr _ trust me'

you started in april so you not going bad ' but speed up if u can
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I already did the videos once. Now I'm just going through the kln notes sans the video. The only subject which I haven't done videos is anatomy. It seemed like a drag!
Oh if thats the case
yep ! 2 days more then enough!
n its Good idea'

anatomy wos such a boring thing' from kln'
except neuroanatmy ' its amazing (my opinion)

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You are married n preparing for step -1 You are doing greaaaatt JOB!
its not easy 'i know

Jean i would recomend finish your first read as soon as possible ' n do lots of Questtions along FA Then you wil realise you need more n more revisions of FA'
n september is not FAr _ trust me'

you started in april so you not going bad ' but speed up if u can
so that more time for revisions i.e August n septmber

Thanks a ton! I will do that.
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You are married n preparing for step -1 You are doing greaaaatt JOB!
its not easy 'i know

Jean i would recomend finish your first read as soon as possible ' n do lots of Questtions along FA Then you wil realise you need more n more revisions of FA'
n september is not FAr _ trust me'

you started in april so you not going bad ' but speed up if u can
so that more time for revisions i.e August n septmber
Lol I'm married too but living with my mom right now for this exam thing ! I hope I vl be done by first week of sep inshallah
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You're doing awesome in that case!
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Lol I'm married too but living with my mom right now for this exam thing ! I hope I vl be done by first week of sep inshallah
being married and preparing for exam is a big thing!!!!! hats off.. n keep doing the good work..u inspire me.
and yeah,today is the day of "studies are going so slow"might b coz its sunday...

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Thats Great plan'
You are using Online UW?

i am solving offline Uw- i did like 800 questions while my first read so i started 2nd read n plan is to finish UW offline remaining question n review these 800 again if possible'
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can you please tel about your prep how much you are done with n all
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i am solving offline Uw- i did like 800 questions while my first read so i started 2nd read n plan is to finish UW offline remaining question n review these 800 again if possible'
No it's offline . I already did around 600 questions and makes notes of it .. Will do rest with my second read hopefully !
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i am not sure- as i gota do 2nd read of Goljan - 10 days sounds Enough! though'
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hey i had to take some breaks,right now doing fa,n uworld chapterwise n referring a lot(i mean a lot lot) to kaplan coz i remember nothing.. btw,i am looking for a sp who is at same stage as i am to discuss every few days so that v can stick till the end and kill the exam
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Hey one question !
I have done Kaplan videos of only Pharma physio behaviour only .. Should I do rest of the DVDs too !
N haven't done any video lectures for patho just read goljan . Should I do one ?
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I have done Kaplan videos of only Pharma physio behaviour only .. Should I do rest of the DVDs too !
N haven't done any video lectures for patho just read goljan . Should I do one ?
Do a few questions in each subject and see where you stand and take a decision accordingly... you can do goljan audios i found them very useful
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I have done Kaplan videos of only Pharma physio behaviour only .. Should I do rest of the DVDs too !
N haven't done any video lectures for patho just read goljan . Should I do one ?
yeah golijan video gives you an overall method on how to go bout a question. I would say its a must. I skipped anat. I found the metabolisms in Biochem useful. Helps you sorta read along and consolidate.
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any tips on how to go bout uworld? I'll be starting today. I've done a bit of golijan. physio in kln. will be completing biochem tomorro. then go through rest of kln notes as quick as possible. The questions at the end of chapters in genetics and all, is it normal to get some of them wrong? How bout the kaplan qbank book?
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any tips on how to go bout uworld? I'll be starting today. I've done a bit of golijan. physio in kln. will be completing biochem tomorro. then go through rest of kln notes as quick as possible. The questions at the end of chapters in genetics and all, is it normal to get some of them wrong? How bout the kaplan qbank book?
Done the videos in all subjects except anatomy.
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How does one use uworld? as in timed mode or tutor mode? and the question mode?
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How does one use uworld? as in timed mode or tutor mode? and the question mode?
I use timed ,non tutor mode and review after the test is over
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Just to see who is taking STEP 1 this September and where. And How are your stats with NBMEs and UWSA so far.
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Im doing my exam in Rome
So far did UWSA 244/620
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Haven't given any assessment exams yet!! which nmbe s should one give ???
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So.? Did anyone did UWSA or NbMEs.? How were the scores
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So there is NO ONE doing the BEAST this SEPTEMBER??? Hmmmm
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I am also there mmpetrov. Well I was supposed to be giving my exam on August 29th only, but had to get operated for a minor eye surgery in between and therefore postponed my exam to september end now. So have been away from my books for last 7-10days. Coming back to them and it feels like as if I am reading half of the stuff for the very first time. So have to buckle up badly. How is ur prep goin? when is your exam? Gave any NBME?
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So there is NO ONE doing the BEAST this SEPTEMBER??? Hmmmm
iam takin t on sep 18.. just killing my time!
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I am also there mmpetrov. Well I was supposed to be giving my exam on August 29th only, but had to get operated for a minor eye surgery in between and therefore postponed my exam to september end now. So have been away from my books for last 7-10days. Coming back to them and it feels like as if I am reading half of the stuff for the very first time. So have to buckle up badly. How is ur prep goin? when is your exam? Gave any NBME?
Thanks for reply. I Was goana do mu exam in Septembrie 20 but they Had problem with my form 183 so I hope I do exam last week of September
I did uwsa 1- 244
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How about you.?
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iam takin t on sep 18.. just killing my time!
How's ur scores so far? Killing time? Not stressed.
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iam so much worried irritated and stressed. bt wat to do. It's part of ouf life. trying to study bt couldnt.. uwsa1 247
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