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 i am going through this website to find the resources. What i have to start is step 2 material and first aid for step 3. I am starting with those as a start until i make a better study plan. My goal step 3 in April or May. I applied for residency with no luck so far so i decided to go for step 3. I had 78 and 79 in step 1 and 2. and my aim now to rock step 3 to make up for that. If anyone would like to join me so we can discuss our study plan. Good luck to  everyone.




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Please anyone???


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Hi Mommy, you will have a giant work a head, specially because your scores in your previous steps are low but you sound you are persistent which is a powerful weapon. The foundation for step 3 is step 2 so I would advice you to have a comprehensive review for step 3. I don't think just FA will do it. Try to find a good review book, perhaps kaplan notes for ck, kaplan videos for step 3, master the boards or other, i would say to make your studies less boring you can do kaplan qbank tutor mode after each topic, once you finish that then go to UW q bank and try to to timed blocks. At the end do  a self assessment exam and see where you are, don't pay for the exam until your self assessment result tell you are ok to ace this exam. Good luck!


  #4

Thank you for your reply MICUU. I have Kaplan step2 notes. I am starting with these. I will go through this for Dec and January to refresh my memory. I am watching your progress. You sound like you are doing a wonderful progress. I think your test is coming soon. Good luck to you


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Hi Mommy! I seem to be somehow in the same state as you are a year ago. I have lower scores, finished both tests in 2007.certified in 2009. And now I'm trying to get back where I left off. So how was your step 3?any tips. I am reviewing step2 kaplan videos as I really have forgotten alot. Did you join the match? Anyway, good luck to us all.


  #6

Hi Mommy, ryemd and MICCU. I am in the same boat, as I passed steps in 2007 and 2008 with low scores of 83 and 85. Now I am preparing for Step 3 in November. I think we can form a strong team if we keep coming on this forum. I am preparing from MTB, UW and that's all I can afford to do as I work full time. I have just started studies so lets team up so we can motivate each other.


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Hi lastcrusade. I guess we could use some encouragement from each other. And I hope others would join as well so we can kill this exam smiling face

I'm not working right now. But I still haven't found my pace back in studying. I'll be busy though in the next few months studying and taking care of my baby when I arrive in the US. I plan to take the test in January or February.

I'm using Kaplan step2 videos right now. It's really taking alot of time. But it does refresh me alot. I wasn't able to watch these for my step2 because I got hold of this copy near my exam sched. I hope watching this would make a big difference. I'm also reviewing NMS step3 questions step2 questions and I'll be doing UW after finishing the videos. I'm reading FA, and I'll buy MTB when I get to the US.

Looks like you have your hands full with work and review. But I think being short of time for review gives you an extra push compared to the laxity I have right now.

I would like to join your review. However, I'm not sure how we can do it. Or what's the set-up going to be. Anyway pm me your thoughts how we can go about this. Again good luck and God bless us all with this exam! smiling face


  #8

check ur pm ryemd


  #9

Could you update please what you guys have studied so far? When are you planning to write it?


  #10

Hi everyone. I'm still on a slow pace studying. Somehow, I feel frustrated discovering that the materials I have are outdated. I'm still refreshing myself with step 2 ck videos (i think year 2001) and lecture notes from kaplan (copyright 2010) I will have to buy MTB when I arrive in US and subscribe UW after finishing these stuff I have. I'm taking the exam in january/february.

I'm not sure how we can all help each other. How about posting a question a day. And then we could discuss the mgt here...I'll start posting later. I hope you guys won't mind. Anyway, i hope everyone's moving forward with their review. Happy reviewing!


  #11

hi guys i am in the same boat as u r my scor is 86 88 and not a single iv i am old grad and have one fail so i  want to ace step 3 may be it will open a door for me lets encourage each other


  #12

You are welcome. When are you planning to write it? How much have you studied?


  #13

hi everyone

I want to sit for exam in march right  now I am reading step 2 ck and mtb to getherafter that I WANT TO DO KAPLAN Q BOOK AND THEN Q BANK AND THEN UW what do u think guys please write and motivate each other by the way any body in atlanta? 





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