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Old 05-24-2014
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Hi all,

I scheduled the test 6 weeks from today.
Could You help me to make a study plan?

At the moment I've done FA 2X, Kaplan Pharm 2X, Pathoma 2X, Micro ridiculously simple 1X, BRS Physiology 1X, Biochemistry 0.5X and DIT 1X (at the very beginning), UWorld 75%. I even take an NBME and I scored 210.
I admit that i have studied while working during this period with some gap.
However now i really need to focus in these final 6 week and I need your advices.
I am considering to study 10 hours/day except for sunday that I'll probably go to the beach: one 4-hrs block in the morning( 2 hrs studying + 2 hrs quiz), one 4-hrs block in the afternoon ( 2 hrs studying + 2 hrs quiz) and 2-hrs at night (only quiz review) for a total of 4 hrs study and 6 hrs quiz.
IMHO I have a solid base to improve but I don't want to waste my time.
I am still weak in biochemistry ( I don't really love it but i am trying).
Basically, I would like to go through biochemistry in my first week : Kaplan videos in the morning (2hrs) + lectures notes in the afternoon. And I am planning to go through UWorld 2, even 3 times.
So the only week that I have planned is the first.
I really need your advice for the last 5 weeks.
What should I review and in which way? Only FA? FA in the afternoon and lectures in the morning?
Do You think that a 3rd review of Uworld is not useful as doing another bank?
Do You think that another DIT review can be useful? Is It better at the very end? How many days from the test ?

Thank You guys,

God bless you for your advices.
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I am giving my exam at 15 July. So it seems like we are walking on the same road right now I can give you some advice about your weak points cuz it seems like your weak points are my strongest.

I have %80 correct rate in biochem in uworld qbank. If you dont want any problem with biochem watch kaplan biochem videos in quick mode( will take 3-4 days depend on your pace) , read Fa biochem section carefully 2 times after Kaplan and ıf you have kaplan biochem book just learn the diagrams and clinical correlates cold.

Dont read text just have a look at diagrams and Clinical correlates. But do it at least 2 times It will not take more than 4 hours to do it.

This is basically what i did and i am pretty happy with my biochem and genetics although many consider them pretty low yield. I hope ıt helps

And lastly ı higly recommend you to read blue notes in goljan book. It will reinforce what you already learned from pathoma.
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