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Old 04-29-2016
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Default How long does it take to finish one block of uworld?

Guys simple question. I am not planning to take notes bc I dont have time for that.

In step 1 it took almost 6 hours to finish 1 block in first round since most of the explanations they had were very confusing I had to spend some time to understand.
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Anywhere from 4-6 hours for a block. If I really sit through it the max I can do is 2 blocks/day. But if you are not taking notes, 3-4 hours seems reasonable enough (at least 3 blocks/day, more than that you are stretching it too far and you will have to skip information for lack of time). Also maybe its just me, but I find it easier to read via the app than desktop version. Desktop version is great for questions but its a pain to look at a laptop for hours. The app for me is very useful for review and I guess its psychological but I feel its comfortable to read through quickly if you are using a good tablet.
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I agree..If you review the questions properly, it should take 3-4 hours to finish 1 block.
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Default So many parenthetical expressions I need to communicate.

You say you do not have the time, but find a way to speed the below process up as you see fit.

Saxo and qamr are very nice and kind. The truth is to go to University of L.S.U. as Conrad Fischer would say.

Try it once. (be familiar with the "Alt+Tab" keyboard shortcut)

1. do a block of 10 Qs..untimed and unused (check everything off but biostats


2. look every answer up in the notes that YOU took (if its in your computer .. use the find feature) because you go to the university of Look Stuff Up


3. when you find the correct answer by looking stuff up, add that info in the notes section

Before, I used to do a section of Step 1 Qs...Id be pissed that I missed 40% and go eat and sleep and never look at my wrongs or review my right answers. By using the long method above, I reduce the amount of personal guilt I have because of my medical incompetence

Competence is confidence

Best luck my friend. We are all in this together whether we like it or not. I do not like it, I am just joining it.
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