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I read someone wrote the actual exam format was exactly like UW's. Is this true? I mean, can you see the list of numbers of questions on the left side of your screen?? or is it just like NBME's where you have to click at the bottom in order to see the list?? Someone who's just done the test please advice. I seem to do better with the UW screen format, helps me to carry on with the exam timewise. Thankx!!!
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took test august 3rd this year, in my opinion the exam have easy questions, medium questions that you need to go for the second intention and harder questions that I probably can relate with the nbme, but overall I think the usmle world is harder, and regarding the pictures 80% or more they are giving you the answer in the standard of the question, pharma is relatively easy, lot of physio...
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I read someone wrote the actual exam format was exactly like UW's. Is this true? I mean, can you see the list of numbers of questions on the left side of your screen?? or is it just like NBME's where you have to click at the bottom in order to see the list?? Someone who's just done the test please advice. I seem to do better with the UW screen format, helps me to carry on with the exam timewise. Thankx!!!
Have you taken the Free 150 questions?

IF not, the usmle interface is EXACTLY the same as UWorld!
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Have you taken the Free 150 questions?

IF not, the usmle interface is EXACTLY the same as UWorld!
Thank you patelMD...
Can you please lead me to the link to those 150 free questions..is that the same as what appears in pdf format from the usmle webpage? Thanx!! My exam is on the 30th, I should review it quickly.
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Can you please lead me to the link to those 150 free questions..is that the same as what appears in pdf format from the usmle webpage? Thanx!! My exam is on the 30th, I should review it quickly.
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I read someone wrote the actual exam format was exactly like UW's. Is this true? I mean, can you see the list of numbers of questions on the left side of your screen?? or is it just like NBME's where you have to click at the bottom in order to see the list?? Someone who's just done the test please advice. I seem to do better with the UW screen format, helps me to carry on with the exam timewise. Thankx!!!
yes,that's right.usmle is exactly same to actual exam.
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