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Old 08-29-2013
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Listening Mistakes in Step 1 Preparation

"I wouldn't have done..." or "I would have...bla bla bla".

In a similar way my friend Antiochos was sharing with me his,so far, experience...telling me which pitfalls to avoid, tips about not sparing time etc.

So, out of the blue, this idea occured to me (not excactly out of the blue,but while sneeking in Step 2 CS forum).

What if everyone shared with us his/her knowledge(as far as mistakes are concerned)? We could benefit from other's mistakes,so that we don't repeat them.

Everyone is highly encouraged to share his 2 cents of his/her mistakes during preparation (or even during exam day).

P.S.:To moderators...I know that there are already "experiences" threads,but I thought it would be useful to have all the mistakes in one place. If such a post already exists accept my apology.
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IMG, scored 243 this January. Mistakes i made would be-

1. Only doing one qbank (UW) and nothing else. I realise now that everyone studies the same material, but its the number of questions outside UW you do that goes a lot in getting that 250+.

2. Not doing Conrad Fischers Medical Ethics book.
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hi
it would be good if there is a sticky thread like this so all experiences can be gathered in one place..
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it would be good if there is a sticky thread like this so all experiences can be gathered in one place..
All Step 1 Experiences are gathered together under the Step 1 Experience Tag, you can find at the bottom of this page and also a link is available in the home page.

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To find mistakes in step 1 prep, I'd suggest this thread/poll in our recommended threads collection, here's the link
What did you wish you HAD done for your Step 1 Prep

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IMG, scored 243 this January. Mistakes i made would be-

1. Only doing one qbank (UW) and nothing else. I realise now that everyone studies the same material, but its the number of questions outside UW you do that goes a lot in getting that 250+.

2. Not doing Conrad Fischers Medical Ethics book.
Hi...
What is this book?? Do we have to get it separately?
Why do you say it was a mistake..? Were you asked questions from it?
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I mean this medical ethics book...
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