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Old 02-18-2011
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Help How to approach USMLE World

Hi friends,
I need some advice regarding UW. I am going to start solving UW and was wondering how to approach it. I have read Kaplan Notes and FA once.

Following are the doubts regarding UW:-
1) Should I read Kaplan notes again before starting UW
2) Which format is better time bound and random or self paced and subject-wise.
3) How many blocks should be done in one day??

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I recently started uworld and here is what I am doing:

I studied kaplan notes twice before starting uworld. Now with uworld, I haven't gotten to the notes yet and trust me, the explanations are so well written that you don't really need to. I make notes while reviewing the questions, that helps alot.

I do one or two blocks a day but never more than two. In fact I don't think doing more than two is even possible without compromising one's efficiency because reviewing the questions takes hours!

I do plan on giving a third read to kaplan notes after uworld. Not sure if people do that, but I feel going through the notes after uworld would be good as I will be able to know what to stress on and what not to.
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I started UW after reading Kaplan the first time. Now I'm reading the second time along with FA and I'm doing 46 questions a day + whatever I have to read that day. I take the untimed, tutor mode with ALL questions and read through most of the answers (depending on the subject and on how easy or difficult it is).
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Thanks for your advice guys...
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