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Hi friends,
I am almost finishing 1 read of all kaplan lecture notes ,planning to finish MTB2 also..scheduled exam in march 1 st week.unfortunately will not be able to read for 3 months (nov,dec,jan).I was planning to do both q banks,UW& kaplan.will be able to read only 25 to 30 hrs/week since i am working too.what should i do now,go for UW or kaplan q bank?thanks in advance.
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Your question is a tough one! I know coz I have a similar problem. lol!

A friend told me to be realistic in my planning i.e. how many hours per day I study or how many questions per day I can do. Knowing my capabilities will help me when I make the right decision on what to include or leave out in my study plan.

Also, K06100 gave great advice when he told me in another thread to do things thoroughly. If you can do both, then, do it. Subscribe to Kaplan qbank first and see your pacing. If you feel you'll run out of time, leave it and start with UW. In my opinion, it really depends on how long it will take you to finish a qbank.
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Hi friends,
I am almost finishing 1 read of all kaplan lecture notes ,planning to finish MTB2 also..scheduled exam in march 1 st week.unfortunately will not be able to read for 3 months (nov,dec,jan).I was planning to do both q banks,UW& kaplan.will be able to read only 25 to 30 hrs/week since i am working too.what should i do now,go for UW or kaplan q bank?thanks in advance.
If you have the time to work on both, that will be to your advantage. As you know the exam is written by multiple people so getting a feel of different question styles is a great idea. If you need a technique to answer multiple choice questions more thoroughly, look us up. We do also offer skype sessions on your time schedule. Best of luck for your exams. With compliments, The Institute of Medical Boards.
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