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Hello everyone

My exam is in 9 days n i need some advice seriously im like freaking out i dunno wat to do .... should i spend more time doing tons of questions or should i just do first aid??? if both then how long should i spend on each one? i still wanna improve about 5 points on my exam i just dont know how to anymore cuz my scores are not going up its like stuck at 89% n i wanna get above 90%

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Have you taken the NBMEs ?
Focus on your weak areas.
Go over FA once & do some questions if you can!
Make sure to keep working on your weak areas.

Other than that, just try to relax, maintain a good sleeping time from now on, & guess what? YOU'll be DONE soooooon !! That thought should comfort you lol
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Hey

Have you taken the NBMEs ?
Focus on your weak areas.
Go over FA once & do some questions if you can!
Make sure to keep working on your weak areas.

Other than that, just try to relax, maintain a good sleeping time from now on, & guess what? YOU'll be DONE soooooon !! That thought should comfort you lol
Hey thanks for ur reply! Well i've decided not to sleep at all today actually so i drank lotssss of coffee just now! i'm gna do lots n lots of questions n goljan notes tomorrow n then i'll do FA once in the days i have left...n yes my weak areas pharma gotta revise it everyday...n yeah im like totally excited that i'll be free as a bird in just 8 more days lolsorry for the coffee rush!!!

I havent done NBME only looked thru some of the offlines....just wanna say it's really nice to have ppl on this forum support actually (in contrast to what someone previously posted on this forum about not asking for advice here) through these tuff times u know i'm like alone in all this.. n this forum really helped me n i really enjoyed reading about different experiences n learned so much from others... i really appreciate ur reply hope2pass! Good luck to u!

N well i'd better go n hit the books now:sorry:
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Try to relax and just do what feels right for you in this last 9 days, you're almost there! Start going to bed and waking up at the same time you will for test day. Take an NBME and definitely take the free 150 (please don't go into this test without taking at least 1 online NBME !!) . Read through your weaker areas in FA, if your pharm, biochem, micro isn't strong, those are good chapters to review. Also, I went through the rapid review and pictures in the back of FA in the last couple days before my test, and that was high yield too.
Also be sure to review in FA (i.e. know these cold!):
1. the page with lysosomal storage disease
2. the page with genetics term (anticipation, uniparental disomy, etc).
3. the page with G protein receptors in pharm
4. the page in the endocrine chapter with signaling pathways for insulin, glucagon, growth hormones, etc
5. brachial plexus
6. knee joint
If you're already solid on those pages and don't need to review them, more power to you! Just review what you think you need to, do questions if you feel like it, and most of all try not to tire yourself out too much.
Good luck!
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Try to relax and just do what feels right for you in this last 9 days, you're almost there! Start going to bed and waking up at the same time you will for test day. Take an NBME and definitely take the free 150 (please don't go into this test without taking at least 1 online NBME !!) . Read through your weaker areas in FA, if your pharm, biochem, micro isn't strong, those are good chapters to review. Also, I went through the rapid review and pictures in the back of FA in the last couple days before my test, and that was high yield too.
Also be sure to review in FA (i.e. know these cold!):
1. the page with lysosomal storage disease
2. the page with genetics term (anticipation, uniparental disomy, etc).
3. the page with G protein receptors in pharm
4. the page in the endocrine chapter with signaling pathways for insulin, glucagon, growth hormones, etc
5. brachial plexus
6. knee joint
If you're already solid on those pages and don't need to review them, more power to you! Just review what you think you need to, do questions if you feel like it, and most of all try not to tire yourself out too much.
Good luck!
Oh my gosh thank u so much i'll definitely make sure to memorize those topics N thank you so much for the support!
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