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Planning Switched from Kaplan to First Aid!

Hello everyone ...

I recently started preparing for CK. Read a few chapters from Kaplan but couldn't retain anything, so I shifted to FA. Today I stumbled upon all the polls regarding books for CK and everyone's opinion about FA and I'm confused big time now.
I also subscribed UW.

Can anybody suggest what I should do? Should I give up FA and read Kaplan.
I have exactly 2 months left for my exam . It would be highly appreciated

I have taken step 1 (score-225/97) and CS (awaiting result)

Thanks a lot
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Are you retaining FA better than Kaplan? if you answer yes, then that's it, keep reading FA. What's good for others may not be good for you.
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Are you retaining FA better than Kaplan? if you answer yes, then that's it, keep reading FA. What's good for others may not be good for you.
Yes I am but is FA material enough for the exam? Or is it a possibility that I can do major chunk from FA and read some topics from Kaplan? Since I haven't read the whole thing, anybody willing to tell me those specific topics that require a read from kaplan?
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Yes I am but is FA material enough for the exam? Or is it a possibility that I can do major chunk from FA and read some topics from Kaplan? Since I haven't read the whole thing, anybody willing to tell me those specific topics that require a read from kaplan?
I don't think there's anything missing in FA compared to Kaplan. All the titles are there, it's just with less details.
I suggest you finish FA and see how you are doing in UW, if you are getting over 65% then you are good, and you don't need to bother yourself about Kaplan.
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