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prepparation for nbde part 1

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  1. sharmila1908

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    hi everyone,
    this thread is for people who are preparing for nbde part 1 exam in December, please try to share some thoughts, students who have got their admissions can also help us out as of the preparation tips , the things to overcome in this highly competetive exam about the materials required, all those stuffs .


    good luck guys,
    shamila
     
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  3. i beleive

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    hi sharmila ,
    i am also preparing for p-1 in dec.hope we get along well and are able to accomplish our goals.
    all the best to u.
    keep this thread alive.
    byeGREAT JOB.
     
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    hi deepa,
    thx a lot , wat r u following , iam doing with kaplan and some text books, i have to get the dental decks and some papers,i have started with physio how about you.
     
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    Hi guys!
    I am preparing for part 1 too & hope to take it in dec. I just started with biochem which is my dreaded subject!!! Hope this time I can nail it down......
    How about u guys how are things going?
    Bye,
    Treasure
     
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    hey treasure,
    oh even i feel biochem is little boring may be becoz there are too many things to remember and more to imagine ( i meant no diagramatic representation like anator physio) it is like that, i dont knowmy speed is worse than a snail, i dont know may be it should get compensated coz v have started a bit early comparatively , wat r u studying, i mean the study materials, iam with kaplan

    good luck
    sharmila
     
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    Hi Sharmila,
    I feel the same way....... I am using kaplan notes too...... Today was my first day doing biochem.... & already I have a headache!! I was doing micropath before this.... I have to tackle biochem this time... don't know how??:confused: :confused:

    Anyway, keep in touch maybe we can motivate each other..... are u reading biochem right now too?
    Bye,
    Treasure
     
  8. i beleive

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    hi,
    all the best for ur prep: . what i followed was --i did papers first to assess the topics then i did kaplan and then i switched to decks and finally did papers again.
    lets all be together in this thread and aim for those magic number score.
    all the best to all of us.
    what r ur plans about taking cbt or paper based exam.
    what else have u done so far.
    do keep in touch.
    bye.
     
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    hi naina and deepa
    thats ok, i think v can do it , , getting those magical numbers will be really easy if v put in hard work and sincerity in correct proportions, so lets all try doing this, then i have started with physio , i read through GI physiology and then studying cvs now, i want to really take some time on this becoz they r all important chapters i am going in a very slow pace, i dont know i think i have to speed up, wat r u guys up to ?

    good luck guys
    sharmila
     
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    hi deepa,
    i dont have any idea , they say if taking up exam ones , when v take up exam the other time it is the average of our scores that will be considered , i dont know iam confused , please sugeest if u have any idea.

    good luck
    sharmila
     
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    hi sharmila,
    these days i am doing micro,immunology to be more precise.i think we should read slowly and nicely that should be our way of study as we have good time period for our exams and we should do everything in a very good manner.
    ok bye.
     
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    Hi Guys,
    I think we should keep in touch so that we can motivate one another & also share ideas.

    I gave micro path a reading ( haven't finished immunology) & right now started with biochem.

    How about u deepa?

    Bye, Treasure:D
     
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    hey guys,
    thank u for your responses, this is a real good way and v get motivated too, thats right v need a steady study so that v dont spend much time in revising it over and over again, v started early to do the study in a very methodical and in a relaxed way, but try to finish our days quota.

    all the very best guys,
    sharmila:thumbup:
     
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    but what i really wonder is whether it is really necessary to even start thinking of the exam which is to be taken as far as december! at the rate of enthusiasm you guys are showing, i guess you can either take it up in july itself.....i mean NBDE especially the part 1 isnt really worth all this....adding to it, the part 1 studies really suck! so may be i could say that you guys can really chill out now and start off in september-ish.....if you wanna take it up in december...
     
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    normally the latest of the scores are considered.
     
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    hi ITSME,
    thank u so much for clearing it up, i would b glad if i know in which stage r u, i mean whether in preparation, admission ?

    thanks, bye
    sharmila
     
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    Hi sharmila,
    I tried to log on to to the website but i could not get thro". Were u able to check it out?

    And kajal kiran, I do not think dec is that far out? come on, preparing after september should effectively get us nowhere considering the amount of competition there is these days?

    Also, maybe u have great speed & memory ... I am afraid I do not>....

    Bye,
    treasure
     
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    hi,
    s i was able to get an access www.nbde.dreamstation.com try over this may be ull get it, it is a free q and a site which u should c it daily so that v can get some q and a practiced

    good luck
    sharmila
     
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    hey guys,
    come on , v have to keep the thread alive, please try to update of wat u did, if u r interested

    bye
    sharmila
     
  21. treasure

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    Hi

    Thanks sharmila for sharing info regarding the new website. I could access it this time. I seems very good for now....... I do not know how long it will last......
    Would be great if it is completely legit!!!

    Anyway, I am doing carbs now in biochem.....
    Thanks again.......

    Bye, Treasure
     
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    hey guys,
    oh! iam really slowing down, i have jus read through 3-4 pages for the past 3 days , i dont know i think i have to really speed up , can u please tell me where would i get 2004 dental decks , i jus need it please

    good lucks
    sharmila
     
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    Hi Sharmila,
    the following is the link to the dental decks website, but for some reason it is not opening.
    dental decks
    There telephone number is 1-800-457-7126.

    please check ur pm.
     
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    ok all you fellows

    as promised I have started my thread on DAO......the first topic is mandibular movements....please check it out....also use the separate thread I have opened for doubts and commnts......please let me know what u all feel.......all the best....hope u all benefit at least to some extent by using my thread......happy occluding......
     
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    Hi Gpg,
    I went hro' your tutorial on DAO. Your efforrts in sharing your knowledge on this topic is greatly appreciated.

    I am just reading occlusion so I am sure once i am thro' I will have a lot of questions. Looking forward to having them solved by u on your thread!!

    Keep up the good work!!

    Treasure

    PS: Awaiting a PM from u regarding which school did u attend in India.......
     
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    hey guys,
    how is it going, iam planning to take up the cbt in october so it ll be as the models , lets try , all the best

    sharmila
     
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    hi treasure,
    i have also given a reading to micro and immun:,now i am planning to start with da and occlusion by staring with gpg's mandibular relations.lets see.
    all must keep everybody updated please.
    lets do it and add those magic numbers to our CV
    all the best to all of us
    bye.
     
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    Hey deepa,
    U know what? my preparations are running really parallel to yours. I too gave one reading to Micro path except Immuno.... & currently I am doing dental anat & biochem. The reason I am doing these too simultaneously is that I find biochem tough so everytime I get saturated with it I read some dental anat.......

    Sharmila, I might too take the Cbt in oct....
    Have u thought of taking the toefl before or after part1??
    Did u get the ECE evaluation done yet?

    Bye, Keep studying....
    Treasure.............
     
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    hi treasure,
    iam planning to take toefl by this month end, mostly before part 1 , any way my preparation is slowed down coz of guests at our place, there is CHERRY BLOSOM in washington, gr8 news ,

    all the best, iam glad that you people r studying regularly,
    good luck
    sharmila
     
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    hey there,
    i am sonal!
    thanks a lots for your update with the site and thanks for your thoughtfulness to share your information search with everyone and it is a kind gesture that you have done.
    even i have plans to take nbde part 1 and planning within another 3-4 mnths either online /paper based.throw some light about cbt part 1 if you are aware.
    try to keep in touch .
    wish you all the best.
    sonal.
     
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    hi sonal
    welcome!! Join the gang!!!
    I think no one knows too much about cbt just yet. I read in the ada site that it begins in april but the better version where u have flexibility of using the amount of time u want between the two sections in each session will be available by May of this year.

    Also there are a couple of threads posted where the cbt has been discussed. U could read that too......

    Bye, Good luck,
    Treasure..........
     
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    hi sonal,
    welcome, join the group, i think it from may '04 that the cbt is going to be in full fledge i.e the flexibility about the sections and all the stuff, any way all the best to everyone, hey read about tips regarding part 1 prepartion by toothmail, read it is really inspiring

    good lucks
    sharmila
     
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    hi treasure,
    its good that u r doing the same subjects.now i have started with anat ,and after the micro,i am feeling a good change.may be that towards the end of anat i might be feeling the same thing as i felt towards the end of micro--monotony.
    anyway atleast today i felt fresh with a new subject.
    all the best.
     
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    hi guys,
    decks '04 is with me, i think the correcttions are with DA and occlusion where they say that the TMJ related topic is quite abbreviated. please feel free to ask anything about the new decks,

    Deepa and treasure ,
    R u guys going through the decks alone or u have started with kaplan , then going to decks , coz u r really fast thats y , anyway thats good to have the spirit.

    cheers
    sharmila
     
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    Hi Sharmila,
    Thanks for the info...if it is'nt too much to ask, could you post the new questions on TMJ, since i do not want to buy another set of decks for a few changes...I already bought the 2001 version in Dec.Thanks.
     
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    Hi sharmila,
    I am just reading kaplan for now as I do not remember anything about these subjects from dental school..... I finished my BDS in 1996!!!!!!

    I have just started doing a little bit of decks everyday....

    Did u have the old decks already sharmila? If so, could u let us know how different are the new ones & if they are worth buying?I have the 2001 decks......

    Bye,
    Treasure......
     
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    hi sharmila,
    thankz 4 the info.can u please tell us 1 deck a day of dental anat daily.
    so that we get updated from the new decks.that ways even u will be able to retain each word of decks before the exam.
    actually i have never studied the short cut way so i am doing texts more or less,i know that this much is not required but i can't help myself the other way.i am pretty sure that i am wasting my time but this is me.after doing the text ,i do the decks.
    all the best to all of us.

    if any body has another idea to how to know the diff b/w new and older version of decks ,using this forum,
    please come forward and share,so that we all get benefitted.
    cheers.
     
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    hey guys,

    sure, i think ill start a new thread and put three questions everyday in it about DA, COZ WHEN I ASKED THE DENTAL DECKS PEOPLE THEY TOLD THAT THERE WAS NO BIG CHANGE , except the DA part which is in anatomic sciences, please dont worry and go ahead with the 2001 decks, and the rest ill put it up

    cheers
    sharmila
     
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    Hey Sharmila

    tell you what.....lets start a new thread jointly.......I will post all the DA questions from Gen Anat section from the 2001 Decks and ques papers.....while u post the same from the 2004 version....also post all ques about occlusion in my thread from DA section.....what say?
     
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    hey u guys r really helpful.........thanks a lot.......
    may GOD bless u......all the best...........
    b/w how r doing gpg.........
     
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    Hey Sharmila & gpg,
    Thanks guys for your kindness & time.It is reallly helpful of you to do that.GOD BLESS YOU!.Looking forward to see DA questions.Thankyou.
     
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    Hey Sharmila,
    It is awfully cool of u to offer to post all the new dental deck cards...............
    A lot of people will greatly benefit from it...... Really appreciate it...
    Thanx a million..
    Bye,
    Treasure
     
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    hey guys,

    please PM me about the questions, ill mail u,
    sorry guys, iam not able to put it here

    cheers
    sharmila
     
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    Hi, Sharmila
    Thanks a lot for offering to post the new decks..How many decks are there in the 2004 edition?
    In the 2001 edition..there are
    Anatomy-331
    DA-201
    MP-288
    BP-273
    Total =1093
    Kindly do reply.
    Thanks once again..for posting the new decks
    Toothzone
    :p
     
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    Hi sharmila,
    that's really so nice of you to write all those.....so chweet of you:love: .
    Ya....even i get this "unregistered'' so many times.....it's 'cos if we post a long message.....or after a while it gets logged off automatically.So if your message is long....just copy and paste it.Even I had that problem before....so now whenever i post anything I just copy n keep for safe side...instead of typing the whole matter again.Hope i didn't confuse you:D
     
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    Thanks a lot Sharmila................
    Appreciate your help.............
    Treasure:clap: :clap: :clap:
     
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    Hi Sharmila,
    Thankyou.I really appreciate it & it was really nice of you to give the explanations.May God bless you.
     
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    hey guys,
    please PM me about questions, ill mail u
     
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    hi,
    please PM me about the questions , ill mail u
     
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    hey guys,

    iam scared if there would be any problem by putting , some people told me as the copyrights are reserved , please could u suggest anything so that i can find some other alternative for telling the questions out.

    good luck
    sharmila
     

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