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#1
12-21-2009
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Hi guys,
I noticed that everybody is talking about predicting my USMLE score from NBME.
My question is, can I estimate my score when I do the downloaded forms. like for example I get 75% of the questions correct then what will be my predicted score?
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#2
12-21-2009
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No you cannot.

For two reasons:

First, you don't know which questions you got right and which questions you got wrong. Even if your downloaded forms have mentioned the correct answers these are just speculations from the download maker and for sure it's not exactly correct. The correct answers for the NBME are not revealed publicly, only perhaps partially with the new Expanded Performance Feedback system.

Second, even if we assume that you know the correct answers and therefore you know how many questions you got right and wrong this will not help you in predicting the score. The NBME score is calculated from a statistical distribution curve that was derived from thousands of test takers. It's a score that is scaled from 200 to 800 with a mean of 500 and a standard deviation of 100. This 800 score is not simply the quadruple of the 200 questions (4 blocks) that you get in each form rather it's a unique score that nobody knows how it's calculated.

Your only reliable chance of getting an appropriate prediction is by paying that \$45 and take the official online NBME and when you finish it they'll tell you your score followed by a chart from which you can correlate your three digit NBME score with your predicted three digit USMLE step 1 score.

You may find some formulas and equations in other websites that claims to help calculate the prediction based on the number of questions that you get right. But in my (and my friends) experiences these formulas do not work and always give inconsistent results.

Last edited by StepTaker; 12-24-2009 at 07:55 AM.
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#3
12-24-2009
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From where?

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Cerebro89 Hi guys, I downloaded NBME Forms 1,2,3,4,and 6. I noticed that everybody is talking about predicting my USMLE score from NBME. My question is, can I estimate my score when I do the downloaded forms. like for example I get 75% of the questions correct then what will be my predicted score?
HI there... can you tell me where you got the forms from? there's a few questions on them that I'd like to figure out if possible - please send me a private message if necessary..

#4
12-24-2009
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Dear friends
Send me a private message if you need the NBME Forms
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#5
12-26-2009
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NBME Percentage to three digit score conversion

OK I attach to this post a document that include a table which correlates the NBME percentage correct with the NBME three digit score.
Am not sure what is the origin of this document but it seems reliable many students are using it.

Have a look at the attached PDF
Attached Files
 NBME-SCORE-DATA.pdf (30.9 KB)
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#6
12-27-2009
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Quote:
 Originally Posted by Cerebro89 OK I attach to this post a document that include a table which correlates the NBME percentage correct with the NBME three digit score. Am not sure what is the origin of this document but it seems reliable many students are using it. Have a look at the attached PDF
I tried that table and then I did the online NBME, it's absolutely wrong. I think it was done by clinicalreview.com and all they did is just extrapolation from the available NBME data and it not necessarily true.
#7
06-15-2010
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hii..urgent nbme forms needed..

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Cerebro89 Dear friends Send me a private message if you need the NBME Forms
hiii can u plz forward me step1 nbme forms 1-7..than q..
#8
06-16-2010
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horribly needing NBME forms.........

Hey Cerebro....cn u send me nbme forms??????i relly need them
#9
08-29-2010
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Please send me the forms. I will really appreciate it.
Thanks
#10
09-08-2010
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#11
05-14-2011
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Help Cerebro 89

Hey Cerebro, can you please email me the downloaded forms as well. I have my exam in 15 days and im freaking out. Please, I need them desperately and Il be extremelyyyy grateful. Please.
Email: mahrukhnoor@gmail.com
#12
01-28-2013
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Urgently need the offline NBME forms

#13
03-22-2013
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hi
pls can anyone send me the downloaded nbme forms for step 1 ...i appear for my exams in 10 days .my email id is dr_anjali11@yahoo.com
#14
03-22-2013
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Thanks

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Cerebro89 Hi guys, I downloaded NBME Forms 1,2,3,4,and 6. I noticed that everybody is talking about predicting my USMLE score from NBME. My question is, can I estimate my score when I do the downloaded forms. like for example I get 75% of the questions correct then what will be my predicted score?
#15
11-01-2013
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Hi
Thanks

email id; roohikatyal02@gmail.com

#16
11-01-2013
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hi

i also want nbme forms..would anyone sent it to me?
my email is empress.aung@gmail.com
#17
02-13-2014
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Quote:
 Originally Posted by Cerebro89 Hi guys, I downloaded NBME Forms 1,2,3,4,and 6. I noticed that everybody is talking about predicting my USMLE score from NBME. My question is, can I estimate my score when I do the downloaded forms. like for example I get 75% of the questions correct then what will be my predicted score?

Could you please send me a copy of Form 1-6? my email is nullshell@gmail.com. Thanks a lot.

Or anyone above who had received the copy. I really appreciate that.
#18
11-13-2014
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Quote:
 Originally Posted by Cerebro89 Hi guys, I downloaded NBME Forms 1,2,3,4,and 6. I noticed that everybody is talking about predicting my USMLE score from NBME. My question is, can I estimate my score when I do the downloaded forms. like for example I get 75% of the questions correct then what will be my predicted score?

Regards,
Jonathan
#19
03-26-2015
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Could someone please send me CK nbme quesions/answers/explanations? Anything you have would be helpful! Thanks so much.

cmcconvi@gmail.com
#20
07-18-2015
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NMBE forms

Quote:
 Originally Posted by Cerebro89 Dear friends Send me a private message if you need the NBME Forms
Hello,

Would you mind sending me the NMBE forms to my email? Mine is jessigalapagosdiver@gmail.com I am going to take my exam in 2 weeks and I am so nervous. Thank you so much for your help.
#21
08-12-2015
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nidhi.kikkeri@gmail.com
#22
10-16-2015
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can someone pls send me these nbme forms pls? would be really obliged...
monicabapna2012@gmail.com
#23
10-16-2015
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Originally Posted by Cerebro89 View Post
Hi guys,
I noticed that everybody is talking about predicting my USMLE score from NBME.
My question is, can I estimate my score when I do the downloaded forms. like for example I get 75% of the questions correct then what will be my predicted score?
#24
10-16-2015
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Quote:
 Originally Posted by noodle1234 Originally Posted by Cerebro89 View Post Hi guys, I downloaded NBME Forms 1,2,3,4,and 6. I noticed that everybody is talking about predicting my USMLE score from NBME. My question is, can I estimate my score when I do the downloaded forms. like for example I get 75% of the questions correct then what will be my predicted score?
pls send to me as well...monicabapna2012@gmail.com
#25
12-26-2015
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Quote:
 Originally Posted by noodle1234 pls send to me as well...monicabapna2012@gmail.com
Can you please send me the latest nbme forms.
email-furkanwani692@gmail.com

#26
12-26-2015
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Quote:
 Originally Posted by noodle1234 Originally Posted by Cerebro89 View Post Hi guys, I downloaded NBME Forms 1,2,3,4,and 6. I noticed that everybody is talking about predicting my USMLE score from NBME. My question is, can I estimate my score when I do the downloaded forms. like for example I get 75% of the questions correct then what will be my predicted score?
#27
12-26-2015
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Quote:
 Originally Posted by VMware Could you please send me a copy of Form 1-6? my email is nullshell@gmail.com. Thanks a lot. Or anyone above who had received the copy. I really appreciate that.
Can you send me aswell please as i need it -furkanwani692@gmail.com
#28
12-26-2015
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Urgently required NBME forms

Can anyone send me NBME forms 1-6 .

it will be really appretiated
email-furkanwani692@gmail.com
#29
10-03-2016
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Please send me the forms as well NBMe 1 to 6 .. My email is archadhaas@gmail.com.. Thank you so much
#30
10-18-2016
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nbme forms 13

#31
01-10-2017
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Thanks for the post!

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