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Hi - I have been reading that everyone seems to recommend "memorizing" First Aid for the Step 1. A lot of people call this a tall order with other tests and whatnot. I was wondering what people thought (or anyone with personal experience) about starting in the MS1 to memorize first aid. Maybe the fall is too soon - but spring of MS1? Lighten the load a little? Thoughts?


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I agree with "restudying" your first year course material - that will help you for both the boards and for the second year classes. I'm not sure how much the FA versions of second year stuff will make sense to you (without the requisite background info).

I think it's a little anal, but definitely helpful. Enjoy the rest of first year, as well.

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