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Strategy for abstract questions and drug advertisement questions

Discussion in 'Step II' started by Cytarabine, Sep 20, 2014.

  1. Cytarabine

    Cytarabine 2+ Year Member

    Mar 13, 2014
    How do you all tackle these efficiently? I'm generally a quick test taker, but I haven't figured out a good way to get through these quickly. Skimming the last line of the question / answer choices hasn't seemed to be of a lot of help. Flag them and save it for last?
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  3. ChessMaster3000

    ChessMaster3000 7+ Year Member

    Mar 7, 2010
    You know, I'm wondering this as well. I have taken 2 nbmes and UWSA and none of them have really had a "drug ad" question. Is there a place where we can practice these?
  4. exudate

    exudate 5+ Year Member

    Aug 28, 2012
    uworld has a few and i think the free nbme questions might also have a sample...
  5. thehundredthone

    thehundredthone 5+ Year Member

    Aug 20, 2012
    Reading the question (last line) first is still your best bet. You will have to sift through the data in the majority of questions though, and that's what these questions are meant to make you do.

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