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Hello, everyone i really really need advice...

I've done UW two months ago avg. 62%, repeated >75%.
then USMLERx, avg.71%
UWSA 1 (2 weeks prior) 224
NMBE 11 (9 days) 530/228
UWSA 2 (7 days) 560/232
Today i did NMBE 12, and got only 480/217... I think i did it so badly... I am so upset.. Ruin my confindence..

My goal just want to shoot above 220, but much happier if above 230..

My exam at 24th of this month..
Tomorrow maybe i want to take NMBE 7... as my last practice...

Do you think i should postpone, or keep going?

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Hey jopau777! Dont let this exam ruin your confidence! You have worked so hard and put so much effort! And your other NBMEs are really good. I mean of course they have a predictive value, but just because one was not as good as the other, doesnt mean you will fail in the exam.
About postponing the exam, that is really up to you. Do you think additional time will help you memorize more stuff that will improve your score? And do you want to study again some weeks for the exam? For exemple I know that I wouldnt postpone cause I am way too tired and burnt out to continue this routine and for me I think it would be counterproductive to postpone. What kind of mistakes did u make in the NBME? Maybe you should take the 7 and if it goes well take the exam, if u feel bad after it u still have the option to postpone. What do u think? U will achieve your goal! I am sure! Believe in yourself! Best of luck!
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Hello, glomerulus thanks for replying my message...

Yeah when i reviewed it, i did a lot of mistakes, i slipped even in the easy question.. maybe it was because i did not get sleep well the night before.. i went to bed at 3 am and get up at 8...

I think in my last week, i just wanna relax, try to refresh my brain, and try to get sleep well. about postponing my exam, i think it won't helpful so much, more over it will give me more pressure..

I have to trust, at USMLE exam there will be some materials that even i could not cover it. More new materials i learned, more nervous i am... But i will try NBME 7 at monday. Tomorrow i am gonna fly to Hongkong to take exam...

How your NBME?

Actually i wanna share some question that i still do not know. but i will be spoiler for you since you haven't done it..
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Hello, glomerulus thanks for replying my message...

Yeah when i reviewed it, i did a lot of mistakes, i slipped even in the easy question.. maybe it was because i did not get sleep well the night before.. i went to bed at 3 am and get up at 8...

I think in my last week, i just wanna relax, try to refresh my brain, and try to get sleep well. about postponing my exam, i think it won't helpful so much, more over it will give me more pressure..

I have to trust, at USMLE exam there will be some materials that even i could not cover it. More new materials i learned, more nervous i am... But i will try NBME 7 at monday. Tomorrow i am gonna fly to Hongkong to take exam...

How your NBME?

Actually i wanna share some question that i still do not know. but i will be spoiler for you since you haven't done it..

Hey Jopau777, is it the NBME 12? I will take it on sunday I think, so maybe we could discuss it then? What do you think?
Just try to concentrate on the exam, be calm and the question will be ok. Try to do the NBME 7 this way, i am sure it will be 220+! Let me know if u wanna discuss it on sunday or monday. i understand if its too late for you. Did u see the list of forgettables:
http://www.usmle-forums.com/usmle-st...gettables.html
Its really nice for a rapid review! Good luck !
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I bought with the feedback... 60 dollars... in fact, i still dont understand with that feedback. I could see the wrong qs, but i did not think that was all my wrong qs since there were few, not that many, but still my score was bad.
And also i did not get what does number incorrect mean? in % or in no qs.

I will be waiting for you then, whenever you are ready just post ok? Have you taken any NBME? i saw your prep always nice.. keep your spirit...

THanks
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from what I gather from your post........it was some time ago that u did Uworld....am I right?

and secondly.........what did u do in the two month interval.......between doing Uworld and now?
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Hello, Sana99

sorry for replying so late.. I need two days break off from studying, refresh my brain..

Actually, i had not two months interval but maybe around one month. When this interval, i bought USMLERx, they had mock a exam stimulation. SO i practice my endurance, doing 7 block in one day, same with what exam will be like.

I have only 3 days left... today i am gonna take NMBE 7..

Please pray for me..

Wish you the best...
GBU
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