I passed IELTS in February 2018 and booked PLAB 1 exam for 28th June 2018. I made an extensive study plan which included the famous 1700 MCQs, different Mocks, Oxford Handbook of Medicine, Recalls, Clinchers, Samson Notes and the study material I used in my Final Year at Medical College.
1st March 2018
I started with 1700 MCQs with Explanation just to give them a random go to get an idea about them. I finished reading 900 MCQs in 2 days. I just read them like a storybook because I knew I had more than enough time before my exam.
4th March 2018
A friend asked me about my preparation and I told her the situation. She suggested me to cancel the June exam and book March 15th Exam. I was not sure and asked my husband. He encouraged me to take the risk. I then asked Dr Naseer Khan and he also said that you can do it.
Change of Plans
I cancelled 28th June exam and booked 15th March instead. I had about 8 days left after taking out the busy family weekend.
A Quick Revision
I finished reading 1700 MCQs in 2 days and started Mocks I found on the internet. I did 4 Mocks daily (800 MCQs) and jotted down the points which I thought I needed to memorize. I spent 3 days and finished 11 MOCKS and 2-3 most recent recalls.
I spent next 2 days doing 1700 MCQs; I read them twice in 2 days. And spent the last day memorizing the points I noted down from all MOCKS.
And I passed.
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