Taking step 1 after IM rotations. Any advice helps!

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Hello future (and current) doctors! I am in a bit of a dilemma. My IM rotation is starting end of September and it is my first rotation. I have been studying for Step 1 but my scores are not too good, so I don't want to rush it and risk failing. I am very solid on biochem, immuno, heme, pharm & micro but I need more time to get better at the organ systems. My two options are take it in the next 3-4 weeks but risk failing, or take it after IM rotation (which will end mid-december, followed by 2 weeks of break). Please don't destroy me, I know I'm not in an ideal situation but I am trying to make the best of it.

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