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Finally! :eek:
Well, this is my experience:
I arrived super early, they toke my picture, finger prints, passed the metal detector. he lockers are very small, so dont bring anything to bulky.
The exam was doable, but the time is very short. I always had the feeling that i was running out of time. Same with the breaks.
Some of the questions were easy, other were tough, but no extra-weird stuff.
In my opinion FA+Qbank are a must. I strongly recommend this thread: List of Forgettables - What you need to review few days before the exam from Rasheed (thanks man :D).
Finally, the High Yield Series. They helped me a lot. There is some material you only find it there. Review specially the clinical cases, all of them!

I want to thank the people in this forum, your posts helped me a lot.

I am going to repeat this because i believe is important, the exam is doable, its long, exhausting at times, but nothing more. So, try to chill the day before, dont get over stressed.
Good luck to all of you! ;)
 

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Congradulations!! you are done.
How did you manage your breaks time and what snacks do you recommend?
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Well, i ate little, just a sandwich at noon and drank water. After i finish i ate some crackers and a candy o two, just to replenish my glucose.
As i said the lockers are really small, even medium size backpacks possibly wont fit in.
I took small breaks after most blocks, just a rapid visit to the bathroom or stretched my legs. Be aware that may be other persons taking breaks at the same time so, you may have to wait a for a few minutes to be scanned before you entry the test room. Every minute count!
Wear comfortable clothes with few pockets.
Its very important to manage well your time. Specially during blocks! Only mark the questions that you know you could improve if you take and extra minute at the end of the block. If you dont know the answer dont mark it, just select the option that gives you a hunch.

good luck! :D
 

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Congratulations!!!! :) now you deserve a nice and relaxing break especially Christmas and New Year is coming.

I am planning to take the exam in early March. Happy-2
May I know what series of High Yield and what Qbanks that you use for studying?

Thank you very much.
 

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Congratulations!!!! :) now you deserve a nice and relaxing break especially Christmas and New Year is coming.

I am planning to take the exam in early March. Happy-2
May I know what series of High Yield and what Qbanks that you use for studying?

Thank you very much.
The high yield series are awesome. I dont think you should rely solely on them. I think that the best method should be something like kaplan series+FA, then selected books of High Yields, more readings of FA. Lots of question from Qbanks. Then you are ready for sure. ;)

High Yield Series:
I found really useful Biostatistics, Neuroanatomy and Gross Anatomy. Those last two, in my opinion, are essential.

Qbanks:
I did all of UW and kaplan 75%. Both of them are pretty good.

Good luck and Happy Holidays! :)
 
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