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Help scoring low in nbme.. :(

Hi guys.. I've not yet taken my exam date.. but my period is till November.. I gave nbme 7 on 31 August and scored 170.. gave 1 more nbme 11 after reviewing my u world notes and FA and scored 173.. I don't know how to proceed further.. shall I extend my time period ? Or shall I give one more nbme in 10 days..
I've done Kaplan notes and lecture pathoma x2 FAx3 and uworldx2.. my u world cummulative was 54%..
I've not done DIT yet.. I feel lost.. I don't know where I went wrong and what to do next.. if someone can help me or give some advice it will be grateful... TIA
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I think you may benefit to redo FA slowly while doing in parallel something like usmlerx to get a good base. FA is very condensed, and it is not so much of the number of time you do it, but more to get it down in depth, to my opinion. Of course, that just how I see things, and still not done with the monster yet...after you do that, redo an nbme and see where you are. if still low, reschedule.
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I think you may benefit to redo FA slowly while doing in parallel something like usmlerx to get a good base. FA is very condensed, and it is not so much of the number of time you do it, but more to get it down in depth, to my opinion. Of course, that just how I see things, and still not done with the monster yet...after you do that, redo an nbme and see where you are. if still low, reschedule.
ya you are right.. may be i didnt pay attention to the minute details... thanks a lot... it means a lot... i shall start FA again... and try nbme after that,,, i should be able to do that in approx 2 weeks time..
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To tell the truth we need to mug up almost word to word from FA.

I am studying since 5 months and still not able to rmbr stuff from it.
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To tell the truth we need to mug up almost word to word from FA.

I am studying since 5 months and still not able to rmbr stuff from it.
its really difficult for me to mug up full FA i read it 3 times and still i'm not able too.. i will go through once again and do RX with it to help me remember FA.. as i'm already done with uworld 2 times and i made notes of uworld also.. u world wont help me out at the moment.. i'll just keep going through my uworld notes... have u done DIT ? i heard it takes 1 month to do DIT... do u have any idea about it ?
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Nope I dont even wat is DIT..:P


I have still 2 months left for exam,my aim is to get 245 plus.

Need to work even more hard,did patho once from pathoma,but felt it inusfficient so doing goljan for selected topics now.

I am trying to do all NBME's(atleast offline),i'll make notes for questions which i get wrong,who knows we mite get repeat questions in the main exam.
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Nope I dont even wat is DIT..:P


I have still 2 months left for exam,my aim is to get 245 plus.

Need to work even more hard,did patho once from pathoma,but felt it inusfficient so doing goljan for selected topics now.

I am trying to do all NBME's(atleast offline),i'll make notes for questions which i get wrong,who knows we mite get repeat questions in the main exam.
Okay good luck... Seems good plan.. thanks a lot for replying.. hope we all get our desired target
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good luck to u too..
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