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Step 1 takers kindly help..I'm planning to take my exams by September or October...I have been preparing with the 2010 usmle notes and videos of Kaplan...will that be enough ?
Like is there any new changes or additions in the exam pattern ?
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Default Oh no....come on friends....!!

Somebody please be kind enough to reply to my post...instead of just viewing it...!!
Any help will be appreciated...
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Just do FA and UW well.
give NBME 15 and 16, if u get your desired score, go give the test.
leave the rest to luck.
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Just do FA and UW well.
give NBME 15 and 16, if u get your desired score, go give the test.
leave the rest to luck.
Hey ı think these 2 nbmes dont give any idea about how you ll do in the real one. Beyond that ı had 28 points difference between these two. I dont know which nbme to rely on actually
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Hey ı think these 2 nbmes dont give any idea about how you ll do in the real one. Beyond that ı had 28 points difference between these two. I dont know which nbme to rely on actually
yup, no doubt they dont guarantee anything.
but those are the best approximation you can get!

Really huge differences are quite unusual though.
I was within 2 points on these forms.
the most recent one you gave is better to rely on I guess.
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Thanks guys...so are you implying that kaplan edition doesn't matter.....it's just the u world and nbme ?
I was about to order for the 2013 edition from ebay...mainly the videos....since I'm so much dependent on the videos...
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Wuwize, you can watch all the videos again if you want, but what really tells you where you are standing is qbanks and nbme's. So if you alredy read the KLN material I recommend getting First Aid 2014 (which is the latest edition as of now) and start devouring it!! also get a qbank! Kaplan or USMLE world.
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Wuwize, you can watch all the videos again if you want, but what really tells you where you are standing is qbanks and nbme's. So if you alredy read the KLN material I recommend getting First Aid 2014 (which is the latest edition as of now) and start devouring it!! also get a qbank! Kaplan or USMLE world.
Thanks...I was kind of so confused what to do...your advice seems very sensible..did you complete your steps ?
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Just do FA and UW well.
give NBME 15 and 16, if u get your desired score, go give the test.
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Thanks..I haven't read patho yet..
Once I finish that I'll start with first aid and u world..it was so kind of you to reply..hope you did complete your steps..
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Thanks..I haven't read patho yet..
Once I finish that I'll start with first aid and u world..it was so kind of you to reply..hope you did complete your steps..
sorry i missed your other question.
i think there is no need for the latest kaplan as such.

i gave my exam, awaiting results
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sorry i missed your other question.
i think there is no need for the latest kaplan as such.

i gave my exam, awaiting results
Thanks Pranav...good luck with the results..
Are you an IMG ?
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Thanks Pranav...good luck with the results..
Are you an IMG ?
Hey Thank You.
Yes Im a student in India.
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