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Hey, I Have completed my review of FA and uworld and gave the nbme12. But just ot a score of 200. i am aiming for a 240+ and have 40 days before my step. What should I do in these last days??
Any suggestions?? Please help. Really tensed..!!
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Hey, I Have completed my review of FA and uworld and gave the nbme12. But just ot a score of 200. i am aiming for a 240+ and have 40 days before my step. What should I do in these last days??
Any suggestions?? Please help. Really tensed..!!
Consider postoning if possible.
if you're looking at 240 then you should be atleast close to 220 right now.

As regards to the prep if you have problems remembering then keep revising.
If you're not getting questions then practice more of them.
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You need to do uworld again. With all proper explanations. Like doing it so well that it takes you 3 hours to do one block.
And do FA another read.
Take another nbme in two weeks and if you get a 220, keep going. If not, postpone.
Uworld and FA is key.
I only had a month for my prep I went from 192 to 213. You can do it!
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@dr 88
Thanks for the help.
I did kaplan once earlier this year. and have only been doing FA with uworld.
my major question is to know if FA + uworld is "enough" for a good score? or should i resort to reading kaplan again? But that again would be very time consuming.

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Thanks for the help.
In most of the questions of nbme i felt i was really close to the answer but i could make the final call. why is this happening ?
so you suggest that i take another question bank or revise my uworld ??
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I think you should define what a good score is to you. I'm sure FA + Uworld alone can get you past the 220-225 mark but if you're aiming for a 240, then you need to use other resources + doing more questions. Of course I have read tons of people's experiences who used the UFAP (UW, FA, P - Pathoma) method alone and score above a 245, but I'm guessing these guys had a strong foundation to begin with.
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I guess your problem is inability to chose the correct options.
doing UW again is good to revise stuff but basically youll just end up mugging up the answers and that wont help you get 240+ coz the same questions are never repeated.

Do more questions in a timed manner.
maybe Rx or Qbank or old NBME but they have some low yield info so you have to keep that in mind.
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hey thanks.!!
Ive read golgan and kaplan too. So do you suggest i resort to reading that once again? or should i stick to the FA+ uworld ?
and maybe take up another qbank.?
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