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So I just took NBME 6 and got a 460/212. I had 78% correct. I am really unhappy with this score. I took UWSA 1 nearly 2 weeks ago and I got a 600/240 on it. I was supposed to take the exam last month but I postponed. I've heard that NBME 6 underpredicts, but is there any truth to this? I would appreciate any advice you guys can give me. Thanks.
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i also have heard a lot nbme 6 underpredicts.

the way i see your performance nbme 6 underpredicts by 10-15 and UWSA 1 overestimates by 0-10 so i guess u r around 225-230 in the map.

pls take this with a grain of salt coz nobody can be sure.

i did not like nbme 6 at all.but a friend told some Qs in his test were similar to nbme 6 so its good for practice.pls do not get dishearted by your nbme 6.i think u r fine ,your UWSA 1 performance is very good .

pls take nbme 7 or 11 in a week.it will predict accurately and i m sure u will do great in them .

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take nbme 11 to predict ur score
my friend did nbme 5 was not good then did nbme 11 and it predict the same score as real exam
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Thank you step_enhancer and miss patho for taking the time to respond. I really appreciate it.
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Are you guys saying that NBME 11 and 7 are more predictive than NBME 12? If so, then I guess I should do them in this order: 6, 12, 11 and then finally 7. Is this the correct order to go about doing them or does it not matter?

Also, I'm working on my weaknesses according to NBME 6, but do you guys think it's really accurate in pointing out my weaknesses?
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what i have heard is nbme 7 and 11 are most predictive.

nbme 12 underestimates lil bit and it has long stems .u need encouragement right now as u just did nbme 6 (which is considered very hard) so i advice u to do nbme 7 or nbme 11 so as to gain confidence then do nbme 12 .
do with extended feedback (60$) so that u can see which question u got wrong.
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I think to get a score of 240 n above you need to get at least 90% correct, thats the scary part about this exam,leaves you with no breathing space
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Thanks for the advice I will surely consider it. At this point I think I'll be happy with anything above a 220.
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I just took NBME 12 and got a 520/226 but I thought it was very difficult. Even more so than NBME 6. I hope I've really improved and that this isn't just a fluke. Any tips on how I can improve in behavioral science? I don't think Uworld and First Aid are enough for behavioral. My exam is about 2 weeks away.
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thats good score , how did you find it? is it like 11 and 7 ??
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thats good score , how did you find it? is it like 11 and 7 ??
I've only taken 6 and 12. I will take the others in the coming weeks.
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what did you do to improve your score plz ???i think if you keep it up you ll hit the 240
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I just worked on my weaknesses according to the expanded feedback on NBME 6. I've only been studying Uworld and First Aid. Thanks for the encouragement!
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congrats ! keep workin u will improve more.
so how was nbme 12 how many u got wrong ?

so u think old nbme like 5 n 6 have a harder scoring than the new ones ?
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congrats ! keep workin u will improve more.
so how was nbme 12 how many u got wrong ?

so u think old nbme like 5 n 6 have a harder scoring than the new ones ?
Thanks! I had 34 incorrect this time so that's 166/200 correct which is 83% correct.
The question stems were long so I ran out of time and ended up guessing on a few questions. I guess I have to work on time management.
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hi,m 2 taking xam in 2 weeks.sud i go wid offline nbme?r they useful or do wid online?plz help fast.do questions in both r same?if same then wat is difference in taking offine nbme?score of 65percent correct in offine nbme 6 is gud or bad?
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hi,m 2 taking xam in 2 weeks.sud i go wid offline nbme?r they useful or do wid online?plz help fast.do questions in both r same?if same then wat is difference in taking offine nbme?is offline nbme score of 65 percent correct gud or bad?
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The questions are the same but you can only get an accurate 3 digit estimate of your score if you pay for it and do them online.
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