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Old 04-26-2011
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Video Best of best in each video series? Which Subjects?

Hey guys,
I have 2 months left...which includes ONE MONTH of DEDICATED study...

everything is a blur to me from my first 2 years..its there but not concrete...

I have DIT, PASS Program and Kaplan Program Videos...

now within the 2 months which subjects in each program is worth watching...

for example, pharm in kaplan and cardiac in PASS is the best...well what about others...

Thanks for all the help...also I started doing UW questions as well...thanks
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hey im also in same situation i ve DIT n kaplan videos
ive done kaplan videos so plan to do DIT
im more focussed on learning FA rite nw
i wnt to get it done in 1 week then i wnt to give nbme 6 n assess where i stand
after going thru kaplan videos n lecture notes i scored 50% in nbme3(offline)
wt i thought problem ws with learning things thts best possible with FA
i wnt to assess wt improvement i get in my score after FA
suggest me if u ve better plan
ve u done any self assessment?
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i'm in the middle of the Kaplan live lectures that my school forces us to take. Since we are on spring break right now, I've had the past week off, and I've been doing the DIT videos, on day 8.

DIT is cool so far, it can get really boring at times because the guy is basically reading the FA to you, so if you have the videos, look at the schedule of them and see what subjects you need work in and listen to those days, which is what I should have done, because it's taken me longer to go through the videos since i'm listening to them all. He's really big on pharm, and that's helpful and he throws out a lot of high yield tidbits of info that you won't find in any books.

All of Kaplan is good. Well everything I've gone through so far which is Micro, Immuno, Physio, Pharm, and Path. When we start back up in May we'll finish with biochem, genetics, anatomy, and behavioral science.

I plan on taking my step in Mid June so from here on out, I'm just planning on bumping up the # of Qs i do in a day and resorting to videos/reading when I truly don't know or understand a concept.

Also, I've never been a 12hr/day study guy...after about 8 focused hours I'm spent, so that's why I don't want to waste those hours with videos, lol.
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Hi guys!

I was wondering if you could give me some advice based on your experiences! My exam is in 2months. I have DIT vids, Kaplan vids and the Pass Program vids! i have already finished 12/15days of DIT and find it to be good because it helped me go through FA, plus i dont really mind that what Jenkins mainly does is just read the book! Also when im done with the chapter i study it from FA then quiz myself using the FA cases book which helps put the FA info into a clinical case scenario.

Id be veryyyy grateful if you could message me back on here or email me at with your advice whether i should just stick to DIT and go over it again, or did you find that eg. Pass Program was better or Kaplan etc etc.

Thank you!!
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