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Question Should I Do DIT?

hi

my exam is in a month..

i hear lot of people recommend dit

i wsnt really planning to do it..

but i am looking for opinions on this..people say doing dit really raises ur score?

wl it help if i just solve dit qts without listening to their lectures(because i dont have time nw)

please suggest if it is feasible to do it at ths late stage..

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if ur nbme score low then go for it ..otherwise no need .. if u r well prepared
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hi mysha

thank you for replying

my nbme scores (nbme 15) is just average..

is it worth doing just the dit book,,and by hw many points does dit raise our score

thank you
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hi mysha

thank you for replying

my nbme scores (nbme 15) is just average..

is it worth doing just the dit book,,and by hw many points does dit raise our score

thank you
it said it raise 10 to 20 points .. but i didnt take nbme yet
my first nbme score was low ..
but if u r getting 220 on nbme 15 then u r good
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IMHO doing DIT in last month will be the biggest mistake. My friend did that and failed. It is a gross misconception (urban legend) that it raises your score. Nothing raises your score but you !
Instead, I would do UW revision, Pathoma revision, Read Gojan RR side notes, Kaplan NeuroAnatomy, Revise Micro (MicroCards), Pharma Cards. Listen to key Kaplan videos like Raymon, Dr. Dougharty etc
Revise your Notes.
Take whichever NBME is left (?13) and UWSA.
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hi

thank you for replying,..i decided to not do dit and to stick to what i have read so far...hopefully all goes well in the end
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hi

thank you for replying,..i decided to not do dit and to stick to what i have read so far...hopefully all goes well in the end
I am glad. Remember, last month is all about consolidating and NOT starting anything new. The only suggestion I have (on top of revisions) is do as many NBMEs as possible AND look up all the answer choices. Also, don't forget to look up images (CT scans, Brain cross-sections, Angiograms, histology, gross path specimens, skin rashes etc).
Doing all this will easily add 20-30 points to your score.
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