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Old 12-21-2011
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Unhappy Dropping performance close to exam date!

Today I did NBME 5 with 213 which is even lower from the previous one which I did 20 days back. Previously I did form 6 with 219 score. My exam is on 27th December and I have 9 hours before which if I postpone I won't have to pay a higher fee.

I have done Kaplan LN 2x, FA 3x, Kaplan Qbank 1x and UW 1x. I feel exhausted now and also low in confidence. I was aiming for at least above >225 score but it seems I am far from it. I think there are some aspects asked in NBME which you can answer only when you fine tune yourself but I don't know how can i do those in such a short period of time.
I have been getting 80-85 % in offline NBMEs and had had kept 7, 11 and 12 for the last, but with this low confidence i think I will perform still lower in those. I really don't know what should I do to really improve myself.

Guys really need an advice what should I do now, should I just postpone my exam and if not what can I do to improve my score in these four days.


Hope to hear soon.
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pls do nbme 11/12 asap.its concepts are tested (very similar).

nbme under predict.specially nbme 5/6 since they r old. u will score higher in nbme 7 11 12.
but again my friend told me nbme 12 is lil hard so it may underpredicts.

why i m saying underpredicts coz some nbmes have got a very hard scale.
real exam does not have such a hard scale

dont sweat it man ! u r fine .keep working really hard on UW and FA .

take nbme 7 its called the confidence builder. i bet u will get 225+ in 7

disclaimer-i have not taken the exam .but my friends told me this stuff.who have taken the exam n scored very nice.
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but i guess u shld postpone .4 days r less.
but lets see what others have to say to you.

gluck
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