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Listening Kaplan Qbank or something else?

I have my exam scheduled for 2nd week of June as I could not get an earlier date. I have read MTB-3 twice and done uw twice and i will take a UWSA in a few days.
After that should I start doing Kaplan Qbank or study something else.
what do you suggest?
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From what I've heard from friends who recently took the exam: they mostly used UW+ MTB3 + Archer CCS but I think it will depend on how well you did in UW + how well you will perform in your UWSA...just my 2 cents..
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UW mixed time mode first time i had 62%
second time i would finish up around 75%
uwsa i will take next week.
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decide depending on your UWSA score and weaknesses.
Qbank is less relevant thatn Uworld unless you want to really cram MTB3 (which many say it works)

Qbank questions are written by Conrad Fischer....

Depends on what you like
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yes i will take uwsa and see where i stand. but if you were at my place and say u get around 220. wat would you study for one mth? same material or diff material?
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yes i will take uwsa and see where i stand. but if you were at my place and say u get around 220. wat would you study for one mth? same material or diff material?
Same material, I would study for 2 weeks the material in which UWSA showed im weak on, and for the next week and a half I would study my strong subjects

You should never stop reading or reviewing your strong subjects because those are the ones that will give you the most points.
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Please advice. i could not get an earlier date for my exam and have it secheduled for june 11 and 12. I took uwsa today and got 222. i have done uw twice and mtb twice and archers videos for ccs. what should i study now?? i was thinking of doing kaplan q bank and maybe read the kaplan step 3 notes or just internal medicine for ck?? for 10 to 15 days and in the last 15 days again get back to uw and mtb 3 only. please advice. thank you
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Please advice. i could not get an earlier date for my exam and have it secheduled for june 11 and 12. I took uwsa today and got 222. i have done uw twice and mtb twice and archers videos for ccs. what should i study now?? i was thinking of doing kaplan q bank and maybe read the kaplan step 3 notes or just internal medicine for ck?? for 10 to 15 days and in the last 15 days again get back to uw and mtb 3 only. please advice. thank you
222 is a good score in UWSA, you should study your weak subjects, either by hammering them with MTB3+kaplan qbank or Kaplan lecture notes if you feel your knowledge foundation is weak.

Do not stress over this
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Thanks. I was thinkin of doing kaplan q bank and step 3 notes for 15 days and than cumin back to mtb 3 and may be uw again. Sud i read ck kaplan notes or step 3 notes?
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Thanks. I was thinkin of doing kaplan q bank and step 3 notes for 15 days and than cumin back to mtb 3 and may be uw again. Sud i read ck kaplan notes or step 3 notes?
How is your CCS preparation? Remember that yoy can do well in MCQ but fail if you have a bad performance in CCS so I would focus in both components of step 3 until your exam day.
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i have done ccs cases twice as well the ones provided in uw and plan on doing them over again till the exam. do i need to study anything else for the ccs other than 93 uw cases??
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i have done ccs cases twice as well the ones provided in uw and plan on doing them over again till the exam. do i need to study anything else for the ccs other than 93 uw cases??
I haven't started CCS yet but from friends who took the exam recently they all said that Archer's CCS workshop helped them a lot. I do plan to use Archer's CCS + UW CCS.
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Thanks. I was thinkin of doing kaplan q bank and step 3 notes for 15 days and than cumin back to mtb 3 and may be uw again. Sud i read ck kaplan notes or step 3 notes?
Both work, whatever you feel comfortable using is fine, i believe both have the same intel and efficacy.

Hammer whatever makes it easier and faster for you.

Also like stepdoc said dont forget CCS, i believe uworld is enough, you could try to look for bebix step thread, she put a link to power point that gives tips for CCS as well
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