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    Where do you guys study oncology from? I tried studying oncology from FA and then i tried solving UW oncology questions and it was horrible. More than 50% for the questions appeared Greek and Latin to me. So, which is the best source for studying oncology?
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    HI EVERYONE..AFTER SUCH A LONG TOIL..FINALLY I CAME UP WITH A SCHEDULE i hope itz gonna be realisitc...wish me all the best,,,,here is this month's plan may 2012 15th :2.5 blocks UW with explaination,physio:general topics and excitable tissue from kaplan,pharma:antimicrobials 16th :2.5...
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    Hi there, I was going to post a full 14 week schedule but I've realized after starting UW and Kaplan Qbank that it would be very unwise to plan more that a week ahead. The plan I charted in the previous thread Schedule Exam in Aug last week getting me anywhere. Hence this new schedule. I...
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    http://www.ditstudentcenter.com/articles/2011/4/12/inspirational-music-for-studying-for-medical-boards-exams.html Enjoy :)
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    hi fellow doctors! I am an IMG and have planned to give the step1 in september. I need some guidance over how to study. My AIM is to achieve 240+ to start with, I am currently doing my post grad in NEUROSURGERY from China. so, I also need to go to hospital and do my thesis. Practically...
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    Hi guys, Tomorrow will be my third week in studying for step 1. I take my test on June 16th. So, I'm stressing out trying to figure out what's best for the next week of study prep. For the past two weeks, I've done DIT and love it. I feel like I'm learning a lot, but the problem is I have...
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    hello everybody; is the test more difficult than UWORLD? almost finished 40% of the QBANK with almost 5 weeks left, exam is in last week of june [25\6].. thats a final date and in the Qbank i constantly keep scoring in the 60's, a few blocks in the 70's [random+timed] time isnt an issue during...
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    Hi ! I'm planning my schedule and I have some doubts. I'm thinking about using: - Kaplan Live Lectures - Kaplan's center prep (lecture notes and videos) - First Aid - Qbank - Uworld - DIT, falcon or anything else to review at the last weeks while doing questions. I'll have 6 months! I really...
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    Just a little encouragement... Buds, remember when I mentioned in a thread earlier about a friend of mine who took nbme 5 offline then online. LOL! :)) (She still placed the same answers as her offline one. She only took the online one bec. she got frustrated with the answer key and wanted to...
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    Hi :)! I'm planning my schedule and I have some doubts. I'm thinking about using: - Kaplan Live Lectures - Kaplan's center prep (lecture notes and videos) - First Aid - Qbank - Uworld - DIT, falcon or anything else to review at the last weeks while doing questions. I'll have 6 months! I really...
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    Hi, I have finished Kaplan lecture notes once. Finished USMLE world (timed tutor mode) with 70%, attempted NBME. score 610 (usmle equivalent 247). Planning to take exam in June last week. what should be the next method of prep? by the way, I am an old IMG(>10 yrs), is the score good enough...
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    Hi, I need a plan to what to read in these 3 months for step 1 i just end my cs exam, i am done from ck in Sept 2011 I read from Oct 2011 to Feb 2012 Kaplan Lecture notes except patho, micro, behavioral which i have to read them but i don't have time 1- so i planned to watch micro Kaplan...
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    Hi everyone, I am new to this forum, I would like to thank all of you who took time to share very interesting posts with other students. I graduated in 2008 , I started reading my 2006-2007 edition Kaplan lectures like 2 months ago , I have 2 kids with who it s hard to get continuous hours of...
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    Hey guys, I've been a silent observer on this form for about a month now and would appreciate any advice you guys could offer. I am taking my exam at the end of June and am just in beginning parts of my studying. I took the school mandated CBSE after watching days 1-3, and the select biochem...
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    i need your guidance if possible please do help me. its been 4 months now that i started my step 1 preparation and still i have only completed 4 sbubjects with this speed it would takes months n months before i could actually give exam. 1) i finished anatomy,physiology, biochemistry, and half...
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    I did my first NBME almost 5 weeks ago and I was too ashamed to say it then, but I got an equivalent of 165. It was NBME 12 and I failed it miserably. During these 5 weeks, I went through DIT and of course FA along with it. In addition, I was trying to finish off the remaining UW blocks I had...
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    Hello, I am getting ready for step 1 examination, maybe way too very long, its been a little bit over a year already. During this time I was able to get many question banks (qbanks) that claim to get you exposed to the exam type questions. Usually there would be about 2000+ questions in every...
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    Hey guys, My exam is exactly 1 month from today. I need to atleast increase my score by 5 pts, 10 pts would be amazing cuz id love to be part of the 99 club lol. I did another nbme and my weaknesses showed up again. They are: - Musculoskeletal (don't know why, seems simple but I always score...
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    Hi .. I subscribed for uworld step 1 15 days back and was doing good till one of my friends pointed out I WAS GOING TOO FAST !!! I do about 2 blocks a day... I do read all the explanations , take down notes and refer to FA now and then... I'm scoring around 70 to 75% ... i tried but ain't...
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    Hey guys .. i'm about to start my prep i have 2.5 months vacation ... so i wanna utilize this time by doing Goljan Patho + Audio and maybe ethics (do u suggest any other easy subject that can go with Goljan?) :D i wanna Solve MCQs on daily basis so that i can get use to the Diseases u know...
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