those who are taking/have taken both the USMLE and COMLEX

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  1. FowlersGap

    FowlersGap The Original Knight Rider
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    how did you go about taking both exams and how far apart did youtake them

    which did you take first?

    and was it reasonable to study for both at the same time
     
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  2. Idiopathic

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    I have scheduled the USMLE for June 15th...one week after completion of COMLEX. I will take two days off and use the rest to hit hard some topics that I feel are underrepresented on COMLEX (behavioral, etc). ANy longer and I would forget things, I think.
     
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    I am studying for both at the same time, by studying USMLE review books and Savarese's OMT book(you will notice that there are not any/many COMLEX review books out there, for good reason...the material should be the same)
     
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    I have decided to schedule USMLE on 6/19. This allows 9 days between the exams. I plan on using this time to review as follows:

    Day 1 - Path
    Day 2 - Path
    Day 3 - Phys
    Day 4 - Pharm
    DAy 5 - Micro/Immuno
    Day 6 - BioChem
    Day 7 - Behavioral/Stats
    Day 8 - Anatomy/Histo/Embryo
    Day 9 - General review/Relax

    I am a little worried about forgetting some of the information that I studied for COMLEX, but hopefully these 1-day reviews will be enough to refresh the material.
     
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    ketu229 Senior Member
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    hi
    I amnew here...non medical but seeking help for my sister.
    Can you just explain me what is this COMLEX.
     
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    COMLEX is the board exam for DOs
     
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