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Guys I need some advice with preparation for USMLE 1.

My exam is by the end of January. Right know I'm doing Kaplan Qbank, I have done 46% of the questions random mode and timed with an accumulative of 68%. I really want to do UW but I don't know if I will have enough time to finish Kaplan Qbank and do UW by the exam because I can only manage to do 1 block a day, I can't do more even if i try hard. I study aprox 10 to 12h a day. What sholu i do?????????????:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
 

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Calculate your pace

Calculate your pace from now until January and see if there are enough days (at a pace of one block per day) to finish both.

If there aren't enough days in your schedule then I suggest you leave Kaplan Qbank unfinished and switch to USMLE World in time so that you finish it before the exam. (UW is more important than Kaplan Qbank).
 

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Calculate your pace from now until January and see if there are enough days (at a pace of one block per day) to finish both.

If there aren't enough days in your schedule then I suggest you leave Kaplan Qbank unfinished and switch to USMLE World in time so that you finish it before the exam. (UW is more important than Kaplan Qbank).
And I should complete UW approximately how many days before the exam????
Also how many NBME should I take????? And which ones????:confused::confused::confused:
 

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And I shold complete UW aproximately how many days before the exam????
Also how many NBME should I take????? And which ones????:confused::confused::confused:
You should try and leave some time to go over your mistakes on the UW bank as well - so I'd say if you have 3 more months left maybe leave 3 weeks at least. 1 block per day should be about 2 months to finish UW so you should still be fine to leave a month to go over stuff.

Check out this thread for NBME forms - do all of them if you can, but at least 4,6 and 7 for sure...

http://www.usmle-forums.com/usmle-step-1-recommended-threads/1028-best-nbme-form-usmle-step-1-a.html
 

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And I should complete UW approximately how many days before the exam????
Two or three days before the exam is more than enough to review your notes and to take a break during the last day.

Also how many NBME should I take????? And which ones????:confused::confused::confused:
The more NBMEs you take the better prediction of your score you'll have.
As to which one is best, please refer to this poll
http://www.usmle-forums.com/usmle-step-1-recommended-threads/1028-best-nbme-form-usmle-step-1-a.html
 

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Hi me preparing for step 1 my exam is in February me done with Kaplan books and lecture CDs Kaplan Qbank and Uworld Qbank twice but my score is not so good it is almost 60% in NBME form 2 me done it offline and UWSA is almost 65% how can I improve?i think the first aid memorization is poor can I improve with first aid?plz advise me to improve my score thanks and good luck for every one
 
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