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Planning Last one and half months!

hey guys i got just 1 and half months left for step 1 ..any suggestion what sud i be doing now....i am done with uworld.....

when and what nbmes should be done?
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take an nbme now!! so that u kno ur weak areas. n u can focus on them!!
and i wud suggest redoing ur uworld wrong questions. try the diagnostic free kaplan qbank exam aswell. its not a score predictor. but will jus giv u more practice. n do this for another 2 weeks. n take an nbme again to chek on ur improvment. n then the final two weeks before ur xam, is all abt revision. n more nbmes!! good luck!
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same here. . .i suggest to take nbme. . .i will take after 10 days. . .
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i v'l take it on 20 dec.
yet dn't touch Uworld n goljan,what should i do???
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@zohaib.. i will take one after5days!! im so scared. my xam is in 1.5 months aswell. im planning to take nbme 1. ne suggestions??which nbme shud i take. its gna be my first ever.

@chahar. when is ur exam?
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hey guys i got just 1 and half months left for step 1 ..any suggestion what sud i be doing now....i am done with uworld.....

when and what nbmes should be done?
hey heman, i am at the same place as u, these days i am revising uw and KLN biochem and also doing fa, today i will do repro from fa.
so what are u doing these days? have u taken any nbme? i took an nbme 6 10 days before but got only 189! i think i can improve alot!
give me ur stats!
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my xm date iz 20 december 2011.


i hv 2 months what should i do at dis movement.??
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@chahar
get ready n get going!!! one month is enough for uworld. i wont recommend u to do goljan rapid review at this time. it is unecessarily detailed. do 2 blocks of uworld daily. n listen to atleast 2 goljan lectures along with it. and ofcourse dont forget extensive revision of ur other subjects too. stretch ur studytime to almost 10hrz daily! im sure if u work hard in these 2 months, its more time than wat u need!
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thnx a lot...............
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hey heman, i am at the same place as u, these days i am revising uw and KLN biochem and also doing fa, today i will do repro from fa.
so what are u doing these days? have u taken any nbme? i took an nbme 6 10 days before but got only 189! i think i can improve alot!
give me ur stats!
ahhh!! its good to know that i am not alone!i have not taken any nbmes yet...now i will rewise uwnotes,do the FA again..and then take nbme form 7 may be!i the mean time i will also have to rewise bichem and mol biology...too weak in it!

how are u doing your anatomy..have been hearing KLN and FA is not enough for it...how were the questions in nbme 6??
what all nbmes will u take? i plan to take 7 11 12 online..wat do u think?

and any suggestion for beahv sc...???
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@zohaib.. i will take one after5days!! im so scared. my xam is in 1.5 months aswell. im planning to take nbme 1. ne suggestions??which nbme shud i take. its gna be my first ever.

@chahar. when is ur exam?
thanks a lot for the inputs..

but i heard form 1 does not represent the exam ne more...are u taking it online?
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my xm date iz 20 december 2011.


i hv 2 months what should i do at dis movement.??
dont worry u have enough time....u world can be easily done in 1 month...provided u put in the hours...shyangel18 is rite...do the goljan audio..really HY..u cud use rapid rewiew maybe only to look at he slides and stuff..i listen to it while i am goin to bed..have done it 2 times..till now....after u have done this u will still ahve 1 month in hand....give ur nbmes anr revise FA 100's of times...lol..ull be ready to kick ass in exams that way!

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do nbme 1 - 6 offline and 7,11,12 online
i have already taken nbme 2,2 months ago and got 156 right. . .
i vil take nbme 11 after 10 days . . .i am left wid pharma and micro
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@heman
i m gona do it offline. but then again im confused. cuz i hav heard the answer keys are wrong. n how m i gna assess my progress??

@zohaib
how did u calculate ur scores?? also can u plz PM me the answer keys. the onez i hav quiet many mistakes. thats wat my friend told me!
n wen r u taking the exam?
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well i don't think answers given in offline nbme's are wrong. . .
in some questions i was pretty sure that given answers are wrong but when i studied those topics from the book again i realized that i was wrong. . .
2nd thing you can never predict your actual score from offline version but you can take a rough idea. . .
in first 2 nbme's,180/200 means 99
in 3,4th >160 means you are in safe zone and .>165 means 99
they have very good correlation with actual score
5th 6th are difficult as i wast told. . .
and never do 7,11,12 as offline always do them online

i will take the exam when i vill get 240 in nbme. . .
i hope in december
i will take nbme after 10 days
first i will do nbme 3,if i correct 160 questions then i will take nbme 11 online

i hope it may help you
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ahhh!! its good to know that i am not alone!i have not taken any nbmes yet...now i will rewise uwnotes,do the FA again..and then take nbme form 7 may be!i the mean time i will also have to rewise bichem and mol biology...too weak in it!

how are u doing your anatomy..have been hearing KLN and FA is not enough for it...how were the questions in nbme 6??
what all nbmes will u take? i plan to take 7 11 12 online..wat do u think?

and any suggestion for beahv sc...???
yeah i am going to take nbme 7,11 and 12 as well...
i did kaplan for anatomy, it was well written but most of the stuff like arterial blood supply is missing in kaplan but it was well covered in uw!
so i dont really care. lol
it wasnt hard, i should have scored much more. some questions i had no clue about where they were asking from. forget it, take nbme 7 and then see. i am going to take uwsa 1 in 5 days!
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hey guys i have 1.5 months too.and so far done UW once and doing it second time and abt Goljan i have genetics,water and electrolyte balance,skin and nevous system.guys tell me how shld i do it fast and easy?i have done kaplan patho once.meanwhile i am doing NBME 1-6 offline and in last month after doing FA atleast trice i will give 7,11,12.
Goljan is too brief and for the rest of subjects i am doing Kaplan,UW and FA.i need help and i am scared that i cannot even sleep.help me,where am i in the race and how shld i improve?
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can anyone tell me do we need to study the placental abnormalities from goljan? i mean i havent found any Q's of this topic in UW reproductive patho.If there are Q's where are they?
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thanx zohaib for the detailed info!!!
do cum back here n tell us abt ur nbme3!! i will too
hopefully will take nbme1 and 2 in a couple of days. n i haaavvv to get 180+ considering them being the easiest. n me studying all these months! lol
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thinking about doing nbme 3 . . .
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goodluck!! i did nbme6 online over the weekend. scored 450! super duper stressed right now. redoing Uworld!!
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goodluck!! i did nbme6 online over the weekend. scored 450! super duper stressed right now. redoing Uworld!!
hey,i did NBME 6 too 3 days ago and got the same score 450.i am in shock but trying to improve my score in NBME 7 which i am gonna take in the end of this month.what is your strategy?
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I took nbme 7 aswell amonth ago and barely passed it. do you think 1.5 months is enough to raise my score 90+ ??

I have read FA 2x and done UW once. what is the best way to raise your score at this point..any strategies guys??

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I took nbme 7 aswell amonth ago and barely passed it. do you think 1.5 months is enough to raise my score 90+ ??

I have read FA 2x and done UW once. what is the best way to raise your score at this point..any strategies guys??

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keep doing fa....what was ur UW score?
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well i have told you guys,first take nbme offline form 3,4 . .then waste your money and precious courage for on online nbme . . .
right now i m doing nbme 3 offline . . .
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Default nbme3 result

i have finished nbme 3 . .
in first block i got 38 right answers(one month before got depressed thats y left it)
in last 3 blocks . . .126/150 (today) . . .
so what are my chances?can i take my exam in december . .?
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i have finished nbme 3 . .
in first block i got 38 right answers(one month before got depressed thats y left it)
in last 3 blocks . . .126/150 (today) . . .
so what are my chances?can i take my exam in december . .?
Give NBME 7 or 11 online to access yourself, its better.
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Which one is easier,nbme3 or 11?
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Which one is easier,nbme3 or 11?
I have note given any except 1,but as i heard,nbme 3 is easy,but 11 and 12 are better predictor of exam
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Which one is easier,nbme3 or 11?
from what i hav heard. nbme3 is easier than nbme 11!! infact nbme 11 n 12 are apparently the tuffest!!!.. n nbme 1,2,3 are the easiest! thats wat they all say !
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hey,i did NBME 6 too 3 days ago and got the same score 450.i am in shock but trying to improve my score in NBME 7 which i am gonna take in the end of this month.what is your strategy?
really?? its so frsutrating!! i havnt chosen my xam date yet. but i plan to giv it in a months time!! n i was planning the same abt taking nbme 7 end of this month. but i think i am going to lissen to zohaib now. i will do nbme3 offline this weekend. and see if i hav improved!
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really?? its so frsutrating!! i havnt chosen my xam date yet. but i plan to giv it in a months time!! n i was planning the same abt taking nbme 7 end of this month. but i think i am going to lissen to zohaib now. i will do nbme3 offline this weekend. and see if i hav improved!
ya i thought of taking NBME 1-5 offline in between till the end of this month.but what makes you take NBME 3? i really need to improve,i started doing UW again and try to finish FA one more time by 30th atleast try....God save me!!
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well i heard nbme 3 and 4 have good correlation,,,and one of friend who had taken both nbme 3 and 11 he said,,3 in more difficult . . .

so thats y i emphasize on 3 and 4 before taking online nbme's
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ya i thought of taking NBME 1-5 offline in between till the end of this month.but what makes you take NBME 3? i really need to improve,i started doing UW again and try to finish FA one more time by 30th atleast try....God save me!!
all 5 nbmes in 2 weeks??! i take one whole day to do one NBME! n its tiring in the end. esp wen u go thru the corrections. NBME3 is apparentlt better of the first 5 nbmes. thats y. n i want to asses myself more than anything else. so if i do them all together .its gona giv me the avg! n UW is the learning tool. not NBME. im also planning to finsih one major read of FA in these two weeks.with atleast 4 blocks of uworld daily.with thorough reading of xplanations!!! lets see how good it gets!
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