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Hey guys,I've just started my CK prep....i was wondering how good the kaplan flashcards are,personally i study better from things like flashcards,videos and charts etc rather than reading the books so bearing that in mind any advice is much appreciated.

So as far as i know there are 4 types of kaplan flashcards
1)"Most Likely Diagnosis" - 200 cards
2)Diagnostic tests - 200 cards
3)Pharmacology and Treatment - 200 cards
4)Physical Findings - 200 cards

If someone could point out how good these have been for your prep or is it absolutely not worth it cause all 4 come upto atleast 140-150$...im willing to spend that money but a few good posts from someone on here will convince me more i guess.
or if 1 or 2 are worth having over the others?

Also for people who have given the CK how much of your exam would you say have questions like "best initial/most accurate/most effective etc" type of questions?
cause MTB seems to be made for us to remember stuff like that - sorry for my ignorance if the answer to my questions seem obvious,but do share with me,thanks.
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nobody has got an opinion about the flashcards? they must not be good after all.
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nobody has got an opinion about the flashcards? they must not be good after all.
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Hey guys,I've just started my CK prep....i was wondering how good the kaplan flashcards are,personally i study better from things like flashcards,videos and charts etc rather than reading the books so bearing that in mind any advice is much appreciated.

So as far as i know there are 4 types of kaplan flashcards
1)"Most Likely Diagnosis" - 200 cards
2)Diagnostic tests - 200 cards
3)Pharmacology and Treatment - 200 cards
4)Physical Findings - 200 cards

If someone could point out how good these have been for your prep or is it absolutely not worth it cause all 4 come upto atleast 140-150$...im willing to spend that money but a few good posts from someone on here will convince me more i guess.
or if 1 or 2 are worth having over the others?

Also for people who have given the CK how much of your exam would you say have questions like "best initial/most accurate/most effective etc" type of questions?
cause MTB seems to be made for us to remember stuff like that - sorry for my ignorance if the answer to my questions seem obvious,but do share with me,thanks.
My opinion is do not waste money on those flashcards.
Kaplan lecture notes, MTB 2 and 3, Secrets for Step 2 and uworld are more than enough to get a good score
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thanks for the advice guys,much appreciated.
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