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Default More Qbanks or concentrate on FA+UW?

Guys I'm currently doing URx & I dunno if i should do Kaplan Qbank next month or just start UW & FA for the next 3-4 months.I'm planning on taking my test around October-November. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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I'm hoping to apply for dermatology so i need to get the best score i possibly can. Please let me know what you think. Thanks alot in advance.
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I'm hoping to apply for dermatology so i need to get the best score i possibly can. Please let me know what you think. Thanks alot in advance.
Absolutely without question FA + UW again.
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Absolutely without question FA + UW again.
Thanks alot! So 3 months of FA,UW & NBMEs. Hope that works well for me congrats on ur great score & thanks again for ur gr8 advice
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Seems like you still have time, so when done with usmlerx, go to UW and when done with it, do kaplan. The more the merrier without forgetting FA and NBME's of course.
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Seems like you still have time, so when done with usmlerx, go to UW and when done with it, do kaplan. The more the merrier without forgetting FA and NBME's of course.
Great idea especially that i'm planning on doing kaplan qbank offline, so whenever i can squeeze it in, i'll try to do it. Thanks a million times!
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Great idea especially that i'm planning on doing kaplan qbank offline, so whenever i can squeeze it in, i'll try to do it. Thanks a million times!
You are welcome, happy studying
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This is NOT a test of "How much of FA+UW do you know" ?
So, I'll do more questions.
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This is NOT a test of "How much of FA+UW do you know" ?
So, I'll do more questions.
Just from doing Urx, i personally think qbanks r really useful coz if the info is repeated, it consolidates what u already know & if its new, its great to know more esp with the new exam qs. That being said, i think that UW&FA r the most imp resources for this exam. Can't wait to b done with this nightmare hope we all make it thru with great scores
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How do u see rx ?
I really need something to make me understand FA well?
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If u have the time, i think u should definetly go for it! it helps with memorizing FA, plus, gives some more additional info. I read first aid on its own first but i almost didn't remember anything afterwards.I'll try to read it while solving qbanks from now on. Best of luck!
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Just from doing Urx, i personally think qbanks r really useful coz if the info is repeated, it consolidates what u already know & if its new, its great to know more esp with the new exam qs. That being said, i think that UW&FA r the most imp resources for this exam. Can't wait to b done with this nightmare hope we all make it thru with great scores
If you are aiming for Dermatology then you must do all three Q Banks, Robbins, etc.

Just re-doing FA+UW will be like trying to squeeze more juice out of an orange when you have already done so (Law of diminishing returns).

There is a reason why getting Dermatology is hard.

Chances of getting Dermatology after doing only FA+UW is 0.1% which is like saying that it doesn't happen in the real world unless you have been learning your butt off in a top US medical institute.
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