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Old 12-19-2010
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People are making a fuss about pathology and Goljan. I read Kaplan notes and watched the videos, read FA, and did questions, and that was enough. My scores were highest in pathology (reaching up to 82% correct). But it's worth noting that all pathology questions are presented in a clinical scenario format that makes them more or less like internal medicine, and I was very good at it in med school.

Many of my friends who used Kaplan, and not Goljan, got 99s.

Someone once told me that it's not about the books, but about who is reading the books. So any book would do as long as you study smart. Go with the book you feel more comfortable with.
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