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Listening DIT for USMLE Step 2 CK!

Getting myself DIT for CK,
wondering if anyone did it and how did that go?
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I have a friend that used it and he got 230 on ck.
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Getting myself DIT for CK,
wondering if anyone did it and how did that go?

Why don't you try step 2 CK high yield from kaplan? Is DIT cheaper?
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I thinks its good for quick revision. Its just reading of step up.

He mension which are important topics.

I have seen some vedios ...I am keeping it for last time revision.
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i have used mtb 2 & 3 for prep, found out i was pathetically weak in obGyn, listened to DIT lectures & imo it helped me quite a lot, as it added info from another book to my prep

I'd say highly recommended for covering your weaknesses; & if you hate reading
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Wells, got a copy of SU and watched the first video.
Jenkins covers neurology first.
I thought it was pretty sweet.
Thinking on covering the whole first day tomorrow.

Step Up is only like 200-300 pages, its awesome!
Kinda reminds me of HY Neuroanatomy for step 1 - good stuff!
I think i willhave to push my test date, cuz I was slacking a lot, but hopefully DIT will give me some structure
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@DocSikorski... have you done Step Up before? is it better than MTB by any chance?
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Give us some feedback on DIT after you're done with the first day.

Since it helped me out so much in step 1 (I jumped 40 points on it!), I'm really hoping it turns out to be ok for step 2 so I can give it a try.

I have been hearing alot of negative feedbaks though
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Done with Day 1.
Covered a bunch of neurology, talked about the test itself: Pretty much all the same ast DIT-1 but the new book.

Good stuff, learned... well, I must admit I have learned some new stuff to the shame of mine...
Which only means that DIT is what I need at this point.

Will be jumping into day 2 after a lunch.

Again, good stuff.
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I have a question regarding SU2 and DIT.

So talking about coma, if you want to examine the brain stem - you put cold water in the ear?
What happens if the brain stem is intact?

SU says: cold water to ear - eyes deviate away - intact brain step.
DiT said that this is a mistake and that if you put ice cold water to the ear - eyes should deviate towards this ear in case if brain stem is intact.



I remember the mnemonic - COWS - Cold-opposite, Warm-same
So is it really the case that SU and me are incorrect?
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The mnemonic COWS summarizes the direction of the FAST phase of the Vestibular Nystagmus
any chance in the DIT they were explaining the slow phase?
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Can someone who used it tell if it surely was helpful?
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I did the old version

I'm not sure I took UWSA then DIT then I took NBME and my score was lower lool

it's different not as good for step 2 as it was for step 1

step 1 high recommended
step 2 I would say it's lower end of average (4.9/10)
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