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hi everyone.i m studying medicine in hungary and planning to take the usmle step 1 next november.Taking into consideration that my school has a much more theoretical approach than US schools, i d like to know if it s going to be better to concentrate on question books or review all the subjects(i ve selected around 20 of them from the A graded from 1st aid). <img src="confused.gif" border="0">

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I took the USMLE last summer. I found that I had to review both question books and review books. I think that the question books did me the most good, however.

If you have First Aid, memorize it from cover to cover. I'm not kidding. It is the single best book for the USMLE. You won't be able to do more than pass if that is all you do, but you'll probably at least pass.

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