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Hi, I m preparing since Nov 2010.

I finished Kaplan notes twice. Still I feel like I don’t know anything.
It’s
very depressing . What to do now, now I will get confidence.
Plz help me. I want to take exam in next 3 months. But I don’t know how I shall finish everything in 3 months.
Should I have to repeat notes again or I have to do only questions?

Thanks
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They're not going to give you a 99 just because you finished Kaplan twice. Its not about the number of reads that you do, its about how much you retain from them. Are you sure that you're not just panicking? And that you have actually forgotten stuff? If yes, then go back and see where the problem is in your study plan or study strategy. Did you have a study partner? Discussing topics with someone may help. Best of luck.
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Often times if your study span stretches really long, you end up forgetting stuff. You said you started KLN in November, so its been more than 6 months, so it'll be hard to remember the details from KLN, but you should know the concepts. Now go through FA and brush up on the DETAILS.

Do UW, take some NBME's and go for it!
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thanx eesfee and patelMD,
oh ya, i m going very slow, may be thats why i feel like this. i don't have any study partner. i think now i should have to do only questions and FA.
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hey Riya...i do agree that u spent too much time on Kaplan but i also think u r just panicking..acc to me u shd start FA n also DO ANNOTATE it from kaplan along with the UW questions so that u dont have to revise from any other book ever apart from the FA...just go for it n u will nail it..just read ur FA again n again n frame it in ur living room once u nail the test....


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oh ya, i m going very slow, may be thats why i feel like this. i don't have any study partner. i think now i should have to do only questions and FA.
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thanx KDM0101, i agree with you and i'll follow you. you know the problem is that when i read notes i feel like i know these things, but when i do ques. i m getting most of them wrong, like i don't know anything. some students give exam in 6 months. and after 6 months i don't have any confidence this thing made me depressed..... anyway thanx!!!!!!!!
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in that case i would suggest the following plan....read a topic first from kaplan n FA n then do the questions...that way they will ebed themselves in ur mind....do as many questions as possible..


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thanx KDM0101, i agree with you and i'll follow you. you know the problem is that when i read notes i feel like i know these things, but when i do ques. i m getting most of them wrong, like i don't know anything. some students give exam in 6 months. and after 6 months i don't have any confidence this thing made me depressed..... anyway thanx!!!!!!!!
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hey i ws also going thru same prob i ve xam in 2 months i stardted FA thts the only book u cn learn n i found i culd recall a lot of things from kaplan once ur done with FA then repeat ur kaplan along FA il do dat too nw bt... also go thru a q bank along it it will help a lot!
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Hi, I m preparing since Nov 2010.

I finished Kaplan notes twice. Still I feel like I donít know anything.
Itís
very depressing . What to do now, now I will get confidence.
Plz help me. I want to take exam in next 3 months. But I donít know how I shall finish everything in 3 months.
Should I have to repeat notes again or I have to do only questions?

Thanks
It seems that reading isn't your problem, questions are. So I would suggest doing as many questions as possible so you get used to the format. I would suggest leaving your Kaplan notes for now and using First Aid. First Aid is short, so you can read a chapter in a day or two and do a bunch of questions. If you have Qbank or another question bank (not UW, save that for when you really have a good foundation), read a chapter and maybe do some questions tutor mode. Good luck!
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in that case i would suggest the following plan....read a topic first from kaplan n FA n then do the questions...that way they will ebed themselves in ur mind....do as many questions as possible..
thanx again kdm0101, ok i'ii focus on only fA and questions, i thinks you guys are right,that the best method to read FA and recall all subjects in short time.....
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hey i ws also going thru same prob i ve xam in 2 months i stardted FA thts the only book u cn learn n i found i culd recall a lot of things from kaplan once ur done with FA then repeat ur kaplan along FA il do dat too nw bt... also go thru a q bank along it it will help a lot!
thanx qurat21, ya, i planned to do FA and questions only for now,have you finished goljan???? is dit imp???
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It seems that reading isn't your problem, questions are. So I would suggest doing as many questions as possible so you get used to the format. I would suggest leaving your Kaplan notes for now and using First Aid. First Aid is short, so you can read a chapter in a day or two and do a bunch of questions. If you have Qbank or another question bank (not UW, save that for when you really have a good foundation), read a chapter and maybe do some questions tutor mode. Good luck!
thanx heights! ya you are right.i have problem with questions. now i m going to only FA and questions only. you guys are right......thanx
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