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Help Med Essentials or FA, Exam in 2 weeks!


My exam is this month, and I would like to know if I should read FY at least once or stick to Med Essentials (read 2-3 times already)

I have studied by KAPLAN Lectures/video + Med Essentials, Goljan Audio + Pathoma, UWorld and Kaplan Banks. My average score in all the per-assessments is ~ 225 (NBME 7, 12, UWSA 1 and 2, USMLE free test ).

Aiming for ~ 235-340

I have low scores in Anatomy, Embryology and Neuro.

Should I try these topics in FA, + read at least once in the next 2 weeks, or I should focus in re-visiting Med Essentials and my notes from the banks, etc??

Has anyone out there studied mostly by Med Essentials review book instead of FY?

I am concerned because FA is the key material for almost everyone, but I would like to know if I will be OK if I just keep going through the Med Essentials. I like FY figures but I got bored with over-killing mnemonics, so I preferred Med essentials, also because it follows Kaplan structure as well.

Thanks in advance, I highly appreciate your comments in advance
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