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Discussion in 'Step I' started by Futuredoctr, May 12, 2008.
How long did you buy the subscription for, and whats your advice for length?
Doing 6wks of study. Plenty of time to go thru the entire qbank and review.
sorry, I put 90 days when I actually had 60 days. I agree with overfiend. I'm only 3 weeks into it and I'm already 50% done.
What if you had gotten the subscription for the year, and took a block of questions after each system?
How many questions are you guys doing per day? Im so incredibly slow. I seriously dont know how I can do any more than 50 Q per day since it takes me like 6 hours to review everything. no joke.
Not quite sure why you would want to do this. I figure for board study, this would be a tremendous waste of time and money....
50-100 on most days. 150 max: And thats if I'm really getting the majority of them right. For review, 1-1.5hr per block.
Why is it taking you 6hrs per block?
Well Im reading all of the explanations, including the ones I got right and taking notes on key concepts. Argh, i dont know how I can go any faster. It just takes me forever to read everything! I really do need to speed it up.
Are you reviewing the questions after you complete a block or are you doing tutor mode?
I review the questions after I complete a block.
When I review, if I got the question right, I breeze thru the explanation and don't even read the other stuff because I know I got it right and I know why. If I guessed and got it right, then I'll review the right and wrong explanations. And usually if its a one or two-step question, I'll just go down to the bottom and read that instead of reading a, c, c, d.....
If I got it wrong, I'll only read why I got it wrong(meaning whatever answer choice that is) and then the right answer. I don't read ALL the explanations cause usually I can narrow it down and I already know why those answer choices were wrong.
The only time I take notes is if there is a great chart or table or if its like you said "a key concept". Its really a judgment call on this one.
I do it this way so I can cover more questions in a reasonable amount of time. So if I have more time, I can cycle thru my wrong answers again to see if I got the concept.
Hope this helps....
After reviewing some responses I think if I have more time, I'll review all answers and explanations, regardless if I answered them right or wrong...