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Real Exam is harder than UWorld 24
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They are both at the same level 13
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Question Which one is harder ? UW or Board ?

Many of us prepare for USMLE Step 1 using USMLEWorld so for those who have experienced both please tell ...
Which one is harder ? UW or Board ?
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Default UW is more difficult

UWorld is harder than the real board in many aspects, such as longer blocks and more twisted ideas.
However, I think it's a good idea to practice with something "Harder" than the exam so that you'll be at ease on judgment day!
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Hey wahaha,
your profile is showing that you've taken step 1, so why do you ask this question
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Show Teeth I have to take Step 1 for the start !

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your profile is showing that you've taken step 1, so why do you ask this question
I have to take Step 1 for the start !
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I have to take Step 1 for the start !
For me I will take Step 2CK first !
Maybe much more better to take.
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they are both quite difficult, but in a different manner; the real exam is close in concept and format to NBME. Whatsoever, uworld is far the best qbank to take for educational purposes.
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For me I will take Step 2CK first !
Maybe much more better to take.
Read this thread before you take CK first
http://www.usmle-forums.com/recommen...ake-first.html
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I think that the real exam is harder than UWorld because of the psychological stress associated but in reality UW questions could be harder.
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That's a great poll, Thanks!
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Idea!

The real exam is harder than UW not because it's really harder but because of the stress that you have on that judgment day
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Very interesting poll
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YES PLEASE. I WANNA know that too. plus which one is harder?

questions from the Qbook or the real exam?
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Default Kaplan Qbook is easy

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YES PLEASE. I WANNA know that too. plus which one is harder?

questions from the Qbook or the real exam?
Well the poll is saying the real exam is more difficult than UW but I think this is because of the stress of the exam itself not because of the real difficulty.
As for Kaplan Qbook, it's very easy and it's nothing compared to the actual exam.
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