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How far in advance to Study?????

Discussion in 'Step I' started by Adam638, May 31, 2008.

  1. Adam638

    Adam638 Senior Member
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    In your opinion, how early is too early? When to start? One month, two months before test day? Hypothetical 8 hour study days. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
     
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  3. Cards21aceking

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    Depends on your curriculum. I think 6-8 weeks would be ideal for me, but I know many who have studied for much shorter periods of time and done extremely well. If you're a first year, the best way to study for the boards is to really hone in on the material during 2nd year.
     
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    Theoretically you should be studying the entire first two years with the boards in mind. Personally, I think more than 5-6 weeks of straight boards studying is overkill but it also depends on where you are at and how you feel about your knowledge base. My school only gave us 4-5 weeks to study and I found it more than sufficient. If I'd studied much more I'd have gone crazy.
     

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