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Biochem Review book for Step 1?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - MD' started by medstud87, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. medstud87

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    Is it worth it?

    or is First Aid sufficient?

    I'm pretty worthless when it comes to Biochem IMO.

    What review books, if any, do you suggest?
     
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    Best one---> Rapid Review Biochemistry Golijan
     
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    Way too long in my opinion. I'd stick with FA.
     
  6. Elbowstoopointy

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    First aid is what you need to have down ice cold...if you are weak and biochem makes no sense then I WOULD read a more detailed source. Reading stuff in FA that you don't really understand is a disaster....

    ONLY use first aid to refresh and memorize
     
  7. LossForWords

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    I've heard the general rule that biochem is pretty low-yield as far as Step 1 goes. I only had a handful of questions on biochem and almost all of them could be answered by knowing the pathways in FA. I remember at least one biochem that I had absolutely no idea, but there are bound to be questions like that of all varieties. I mean, they have to make it hard to get a 270 somehow.
     
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    Avoid BRS at all costs....there were multiple blatant errors per chapter
     
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    RR/Goljan or NOTHING. /thread.
     

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