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Help How to study for CK? need advice :)

HI guys,

I'm about to start preparing for step2 CK (just give step1 and hope I passed!).
I have time until the end of april and I can study full time.

Can you suggest what's the best material to use? maybe a good study plan?
Reading posts here in the forum I understood one should use MTB2 and MT3 like one used FA for step1, and integrate with UW and maybe kaplan lectures? Can you suggest videos maybe?

I also heard NBMEs are not really predictive, is it true?

Any advice would be really appreciated! I wasted so much time in step 1 just trying to understand by myself what I had to study!

Thank you so much for your help!
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i would recommend you KLN+MTB2+MTB3+UW+Kaplanqb u can use kaplan videos as well but LN are the exact replica of videos, so they are not as significant as other materials listed above
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i would recommend you KLN+MTB2+MTB3+UW+Kaplanqb u can use kaplan videos as well but LN are the exact replica of videos, so they are not as significant as other materials listed above
Thank you!
Would you say that mtb2 and mtb3 are like FA for step1..?
And would you suggest kln for all the subjects, or maybe different sources for certain ones? I've heard for ethics there is another book.

Thank you again! I much appreciate your help. I think I'll avoid videos, sorry but I can't stand Fisher... I know he's a really good guy, but too much talking and joking for me
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frankly to speak the kln for ck are not as well written as they were for step 1
info seems more disorganized (MTB organizes it but its lacking some high yield info) so in my opinion all those are must read materials
for ethics and behavioral part people use step 1 resources (i personally plan to use my annotated FA)
u can search for other books but basically this are the fundamentals
research and choose whatever works best for u
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frankly to speak the kln for ck are not as well written as they were for step 1
info seems more disorganized (MTB organizes it but its lacking some high yield info) so in my opinion all those are must read materials
for ethics and behavioral part people use step 1 resources (i personally plan to use my annotated FA)
u can search for other books but basically this are the fundamentals
research and choose whatever works best for u
Thank you, and good luck!
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