How to prepare for USMLE Step 1
Here is my step1 journey with score of 241. Time taken:1 year. Books: kaplan+golijan+uw+fa. First read kaplan n golijan followed by uw n fa ( reviewed kaplan only for topics i felt difficult) First nbme 5(4 mnths before) – 226. Followed by others Nbme6-222 Nbme7-246. Nbme11-222. Uwsa1-230. 2 months before xam nbme 12-240, uwsa2-247. Nbme15(4 wks b/f)-247. Nbme16(3wks b/f)-234. Nbme18(2wks b/f)-245 Nbme17(1wk b/f)-243. Uw first time-70% second time-83%. Fa+uw+nbmes covers lot of xam part. I was little tensed and found difficult with time management for first block later it was ok. Most difficult part i faced was genetics. It was ok with anatomy questions, radiological , ecgs , heart sound questions.Important thing that helped me is this group nbme expln and difficult questions n discussions thank u . All the best for everyone.