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Old 05-27-2011
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Listening Lange Q&A or another Qbank?

Hi guys,
I need some advice.
I didn't pass step 1 on my first attempt and now i m preparing for it again.
I am scoring really well on u world like above 85% on my tests.
I don't know if this is giving me false hope. I know some of the questions when i do the test like i can recall doing them and when I flag questions i get them right too.
I don't know what to do. should i buy another bank and tackle questions from there? I have Lange Q&A should I do those instead of buying a question bank?

please tell me what u guys think.
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Solving as many questions as you can is a good idea. However I think your prep is good, that is why you're scoring well. If you're getting the UW questions right, then you shouldn't worry. You couldn't possibly have remembered all off the questions and their answers.

However do tell about your previous score and what you did after it to improve your prep. That would help the rest of us. Thanks.
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Stop Stop UW

You will fail again if you keep doing UW, this is useless, you have already seen the questions before and 85% means nothing. See this Should we do USMLE World Once or Twice?

You have to go read your materials again and do another qbank, the next best thing is Kaplan Qbank

Good luck
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thanks eesfee and laithbv for ur replies.
@laithbv - I've done kaplan qbank but that was in September/October 2010 and i only did it once. so should i go for that again or should i buy USMLERx instead? or should I do the Lange Q&A?
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thanks eesfee and laithbv for ur replies.
@laithbv - I've done kaplan qbank but that was in September/October 2010 and i only did it once. so should i go for that again or should i buy USMLERx instead? or should I do the Lange Q&A?
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i was thinking abt usmle consult but then ppl have told me that the questions in that bank r incomplete and the answers arnt explained properly.
alot r telling me to get rx. but i'm not sure at the moment.
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At this point I'd say do Rx. I know alot of people who have done it and say it's basically a way to help you know FA cold. Since you already have UW, I would say keep doing the questions for the additional practice but definitely don't rely on those scores to predict your performance.
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thanks for ur reply heights.
yea, i think i'll get rx beg next month n c where i stand with that.
but i guess the final call is always by an nbme.
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