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Old 05-30-2011
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Default When to stop doing questions?

When would be a good time to stop doing questions and just review from your FA w/notes (from the qbanks of course) before taking the exam?

A week? 2 weeks?

Just wondering because I have about 3 weeks left till the big day and want to know when I should just focus on really trying to memorize the forgettables and consolidating the concepts that tend to slip away.

Any suggestions?
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Same here! I have my exam in three weeks as well. I'm wondering the same thing.
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me too...SOMEONE HELP!

i start reviewing FA but get distracted cuz i feel like i should be doing questions too else i'll forget before the big day...

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You should not stop doing questions. Keep revising and practicing together until the last day of your prep.
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@chessmatic....like keeping going over uworld again or I have Rx also but i only did like maybe half of it. So...should i go over uw again or continue with rx?

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@chessmatic....like keeping going over uworld again or I have Rx also but i only did like maybe half of it. So...should i go over uw again or continue with rx?

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Better to go over FA rather then going over the same questions over and over
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@chessmatic....like keeping going over uworld again or I have Rx also but i only did like maybe half of it. So...should i go over uw again or continue with rx?

thanks
I'd say do a mix of FA and Rx. From what I've heard, Rx is just basically FA in question form and it really helps to hammer in the concepts.
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thanks guys.... i should get off these forums and just drill FA!

thanks again!


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Everyone says stop one week before the exam, but be honest! you know you're peeking at your flash cards till the last day :P
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@chessmatic....like keeping going over uworld again or I have Rx also but i only did like maybe half of it. So...should i go over uw again or continue with rx?

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hi Kiki please how did u find the UsmleRX i want to purchase it ??
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i have done maybe half of it and its good in the sense that it DRILLS FA into your head...so i would recommend it but only if you have enough time and you are finish with uworld. or if you are just starting your prep.

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yeah, don't stop until the end
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i will never stop..i will keep doing them till the last
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