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Hey ! i am planning on starting DIT 2013 soon, I am wondering if anyone has a study schedule ?

How many days to complete all three parts ?

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Good question. I'm starting it soon too & want to know how long it takes. I think the minimum is 2 weeks. I hope someone can clarify that to us.
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Good question. I'm starting it soon too & want to know how long it takes. I think the minimum is 2 weeks. I hope someone can clarify that to us.
Yea i was reading around and it says minimum 2 weeks, but i wonder how long to devote to the primer videos etc
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Well they have a 11 day, 15 day, 17 day and a 19 day and some other programs.

If you're doing the 19 day --> it takes about 4.5 hours of watching videos but with pausing and doing the exercises and all, I reckon that would be 6 -7 hours.

I'm doing the 19 day program and I don't have time for anythng else because I try to review everything I've done in a day along with reading FA topics that haven't been mentioned. So it's like a 4th read of FA + DIT.
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Well they have a 11 day, 15 day, 17 day and a 19 day and some other programs.

If you're doing the 19 day --> it takes about 4.5 hours of watching videos but with pausing and doing the exercises and all, I reckon that would be 6 -7 hours.

I'm doing the 19 day program and I don't have time for anythng else because I try to review everything I've done in a day along with reading FA topics that haven't been mentioned. So it's like a 4th read of FA + DIT.
that is for part 3 correct ? what about the primer series ? how long did it take you to do those ? and how about part 2 videos and questions ?
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that is for part 3 correct ? what about the primer series ? how long did it take you to do those ? and how about part 2 videos and questions ?
Well I haven't really done the primer and q&a's but if I get the time later on, I'll definitely try to do it. The primer is just a select few high yield topics from the previous year.
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Well I haven't really done the primer and q&a's but if I get the time later on, I'll definitely try to do it. The primer is just a select few high yield topics from the previous year.
ahhhh ic ! makes sense.. my exam isn't till october, so i wanted to get thru all of it. but cant seem to figure a study schedule out
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ahhhh ic ! makes sense.. my exam isn't till october, so i wanted to get thru all of it. but cant seem to figure a study schedule out
Mine is around that time too. Have you already read FA once?
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Mine is around that time too. Have you already read FA once?
I am not taking the approach that most students take, i believe just mugging up the FA will not help. I have finished all of kaplan videos and pathoma. I am starting DIT tomorrow along with UWORLD.

FA is important don't get me wrong, but it isn't about memorizing it, more about understanding and applying the concepts from FA
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I am not taking the approach that most students take, i believe just mugging up the FA will not help. I have finished all of kaplan videos and pathoma. I am starting DIT tomorrow along with UWORLD.

FA is important don't get me wrong, but it isn't about memorizing it, more about understanding and applying the concepts from FA
True but I think you might find that DIT zooms through a lot of the stuff, so according to the founder Dr. Jenkins, one would best benefit doing the course more as a review to FA. For the first read of FA, I think UWorld + DIT q&a's + DIT pruned would be ideal.
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True but I think you might find that DIT zooms through a lot of the stuff, so according to the founder Dr. Jenkins, one would best benefit doing the course more as a review to FA. For the first read of FA, I think UWorld + DIT q&a's + DIT pruned would be ideal.
yea i agree with you. best of luck !!!
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