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hey guys!
i need HELP!!!
my exam is in a month...im freaking out. i can't grasp those stupid details about biochem...i'm good on the pathways,vit but its the detailed stuff about replication and techniques that trouble me.

i need some real advice...thanks in advice and hope everyone does well on their exam

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From what I've heard the biochem in FA is enough to do well in that section. That's pretty much all I've done and it seems to be working. Since you just have a month, I would suggest just hammering FA. Read through that chapter a few times until it starts to sink in. Repeat the questions you got wrong in your Qbank and really go through the explanation. Good luck!
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thanks for the reply!

If you don't mind me asking when are you planning to take the exam?

So i've done uworld almost twice and half of usmleRx...and some questions i've come across online here and there as well.. should i keep doing questions, go over uworld again or just do FA and goljan over and over again?

thanks again!
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hi kiki
i agree with heights,but,there is only one problem,first aid is too straight to make you really understand biochem.
i know,you have one month, you should look for kaplan biochem with their videos,after having a good understanding,you will see that it is easier to remember these stuff with just studying first aid.
good luck.
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thanks for the reply!

If you don't mind me asking when are you planning to take the exam?

So i've done uworld almost twice and half of usmleRx...and some questions i've come across online here and there as well.. should i keep doing questions, go over uworld again or just do FA and goljan over and over again?

thanks again!
June 28 is the date! I think doing questions is good, but I honestly don't know how useful a 3rd pass through UW would be. Maybe finish off Rx or try Kaplan? I just started UW last week, don't think I'll manage more than 1 pass and maybe review wrong answers. I am doing questions and reading FA daily in sections where I don't feel strong.
Another suggestion: High yield cell and molecular biology. You can read it in a day and it covers all the techniques, DNA and RNA stuff.

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thanks so much!you are right i think i just need to do FA and refer to kaplan for topics im weak in.
mother exam on June 29th...


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