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U do not need to know all the cycles as we all needed to know for our medical school exams.

Amongst the whole pathways and cycles u only need to know the rate limiting steps, the enzymes catalyzing that steps and the regulators e.g., hormones, dietary factors, etc.

Usually the enzymes that r not rate limiting r produced constitutionally i.e., continuously, however the synthesis of enzymes that r responsible for rate limiting steps is controlled by the regulators. These steps, the enzymes responsible for them and the regulators r already highlighted in the Kaplan lecture notes , MCQs and also in FA. So the best way to have an efficient approach to biochem is to know what is a pathway for? and what are the rate limiting steps and the enzymes and regulators responsible for that..

I hope that u find it helpful..
 

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sir u have taken ur step one!
I need help from u I am just doing Kaplan and right now I am just giving reading to it and then I am planning to do FA.
What is advice u will give me for preparation
Everyone say we need to learn Kaplan word by word, how can that I do just the important things in certain chapter etc need to know that :eek:
 

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My Step 1 Strategy

Well Priya !

The fact that u r reading Kaplan now is good. Please read FA in between ur Kaplan reading. I mean that when u finish reading a subject in Kaplan lecture notes, then read the relevant subject in FA. Do not memorize FA and only read it quickly as u may have sufficient knowledge from Kaplan lecture notes, however after finishing FA of the relevant subject, please read the MCQs of the relevant subject in Kaplan Q book. When u finish all the subjects this way then please start 2nd read of Kaplan lecture notes once again and FA in between them as described above. When u finish a subject this time then read UW Q bank of the relevant subject and apply this same strategy for all subjects. Please notice ur performance in UW q bank. I mean notice how many questions are u answering correct. If ur performance is above 50% then u r going really well. Then do NBME Form 6 online and evaluate urself. If ur score is low then have another read of kaplan lecture notes+FA+UW Q bank and do NBME Form 3 online. This time u would have definitely improved ur performance and if ur score is according to ur satisfaction just have a quick read of Kaplan Q bank once and then go to the exam.

Regarding ur question about reading Kaplan lecture notes, I would like to suggest u to try to understand the text and not memorize it. However, I don't mean to read it as newspaper, I mean that try to analyze what u read but do not use a lot of time on first reading. As u continue reading the next subject after finishing one, u may feel that u have forgotten the previous subject, however, remember that it is normal and almost everybody feels this. As u repeat the notes and MCQs u will feel more and more confident.

Should u have further questions, please ask me!

Good luck for ur exam....:)
 

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Road Map Biochemistry

Hi there:) any feedback regarding road map biochemistry? i tried to read kaplan biochem but it is kinda time consuming and feels like it has too much detail and does not go straight to the point.

hoping for replies. Thank you in advance :)
 

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recently i have given step one cant say enough before my result but i think only few question i saw from biochem those also typical one and the one whom i cant solve were one i never encounter in kaplan and brs biochem so ill advice u do ur kaplan well rest u cant predict
 
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