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I took my exam yesterday.. Should I expect the results on 21th or 28th.
And btw I really really have bad feelings towards the exam. Guys take my advice and study pelvic anatomy in DETALIS !!!!
If I'm not wrong I got about 8-9 questions out 13-15 questions in anatomy!! only in this silly topic and they were agnoring other parts of the body.

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Hi
I took my exam yesterday.. Should I expect the results on 21th or 28th.
And btw I really really have bad feelings towards the exam. Guys take my advice and study pelvic anatomy in DETALIS !!!!
If I'm not wrong I got about 8-9 questions out 13-15 questions in anatomy!! only in this silly topic and they were agnoring other parts of the body.

What did those questions look like?
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Hi
I took my exam yesterday.. Should I expect the results on 21th or 28th.
And btw I really really have bad feelings towards the exam. Guys take my advice and study pelvic anatomy in DETALIS !!!!
If I'm not wrong I got about 8-9 questions out 13-15 questions in anatomy!! only in this silly topic and they were agnoring other parts of the body.
28th. Best of luck
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Is kaplan+FA+uworld enough for anatomy?
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Hi
I took my exam yesterday.. Should I expect the results on 21th or 28th.
And btw I really really have bad feelings towards the exam. Guys take my advice and study pelvic anatomy in DETALIS !!!!
If I'm not wrong I got about 8-9 questions out 13-15 questions in anatomy!! only in this silly topic and they were agnoring other parts of the body.
I've been there today. I'm not even sure if I want to see the results or not.
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I've been there today. I'm not even sure if I want to see the results or not.
How was the cardio section ? I took in this section stars on last 2 nbmes but actually in the exam I felt like I will fail!! 3ecgs werent clear at all,, 2 heart sounds are also impossible to know as I'm used to cardiac sound but the exam audios were joke
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Well, I suck at ECG's. So I didn't even try to prepare for that. I guessed, and we'll see. Heart sound were ok for me. But I was prepared that: hearst sounds, CTs, MRIs, histology, ECGs and all other multimedia were out of reach for me, so I didn't freak out about that too much.
But otherwise, I wasn't even close to being sure on cardio questions.
Anyway, for me micro kind of stuck out. I have no idea how many questions there were, but I felt like I got a lot of them wrong.
All in all, I feel like a failure. I don't think I failed the exam, but I don't think the score will be what I'd like it to be.
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Well, I suck at ECG's. So I didn't even try to prepare for that. I guessed, and we'll see. Heart sound were ok for me. But I was prepared that: hearst sounds, CTs, MRIs, histology, ECGs and all other multimedia were out of reach for me, so I didn't freak out about that too much.
But otherwise, I wasn't even close to being sure on cardio questions.
Anyway, for me micro kind of stuck out. I have no idea how many questions there were, but I felt like I got a lot of them wrong.
All in all, I feel like a failure. I don't think I failed the exam, but I don't think the score will be what I'd like it to be.
Yeah same here it's not about failing the exam but I didn't really perform well as in my last nbme before the exam..
Micro was ok for me but cell biology and pelvic anatomy qs were the real issue

Anyway I hope you get good result...
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Hypothetically will reading Uworld + FA and knowing everything in them be enough to answer enough questions to get 250+?
I mean when you when back after the exam and checked did you find all the answers in Uworld and FA?
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Hypothetically will reading Uworld + FA and knowing everything in them be enough to answer enough questions to get 250+?
I mean when you when back after the exam and checked did you find all the answers in Uworld and FA?
Lol. When I was preparing for the test I was desperately looking for answer to this question. I learned like 70% of FA. (I didn't use other sources for the last like 3 months. I did all UW questions, but I didn't read most of the explanations, esp the questions I got right. I finished with cca 77/78% on UW, so there weren't that many explanations I actually read through. But doing questions was definitely essential part of my prep.
I don't know if it's enough for 250, I can let you know in 3 weeks. But I would say that for the most part, FA+UW combo is enough.
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Yeah same here it's not about failing the exam but I didn't really perform well as in my last nbme before the exam..
Micro was ok for me but cell biology and pelvic anatomy qs were the real issue

Anyway I hope you get good result...
I like woke up today thinking well. I should go there again and do it for real. When I think about the exam I feel like it was 'just another practice test' and I didn't try hard enough. I don't know. I feel really depressed right now. But it doesn't matter. There is nothing I can do, so I'm just gonna wait.

Anyway, wish you the best of luck as well.
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Lol. When I was preparing for the test I was desperately looking for answer to this question. I learned like 70% of FA. (I didn't use other sources for the last like 3 months. I did all UW questions, but I didn't read most of the explanations, esp the questions I got right. I finished with cca 77/78% on UW, so there weren't that many explanations I actually read through. But doing questions was definitely essential part of my prep.
I don't know if it's enough for 250, I can let you know in 3 weeks. But I would say that for the most part, FA+UW combo is enough.
My exam is on Dec 3rd. I have 35% of uworld left which I hope to finish in 2 weeks max. I am also reading FA side by side.
I am trying to figure out what to read the last month. I will definitely do Uworld and FA. Pathoma maybe.
But Kaplan am not sure because there is so much I don't remember from those books. I am considering going through the questions after each chapter. Do you think that is a good idea?
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Hypothetically will reading Uworld + FA and knowing everything in them be enough to answer enough questions to get 250+?
I mean when you when back after the exam and checked did you find all the answers in Uworld and FA?
I didn't check for answers. Either I knew the questions or I did not. I remember a few mistakes I did, but trying to think about all the mistakes I made would make me go crazy I guess. So I let it go.
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My exam is on Dec 3rd. I have 35% of uworld left which I hope to finish in 2 weeks max. I am also reading FA side by side.
I am trying to figure out what to read the last month. I will definitely do Uworld and FA. Pathoma maybe.
But Kaplan am not sure because there is so much I don't remember from those books. I am considering going through the questions after each chapter. Do you think that is a good idea?
What are your UW scores? I mean like - what are your averages for last 7-8 blocks?
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So far its 74%
But am doing it subject-wise
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So far its 74%
Ok, that's a good score. Don't go through kaplan. It's too huge for last month.
FA enough is fine. I wanted to do pathoma, but I felt like most of the info is in FA anyway. If you want my advice, FA alone or FA + UW edu objectives. Just that. Learn as much of it as you can and you'll be fine.
Revising one material many times is better than reading 20 materials once.
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Cool. Thanks a lot and good luck!
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Yeah same here it's not about failing the exam but I didn't really perform well as in my last nbme before the exam..
Micro was ok for me but cell biology and pelvic anatomy qs were the real issue

Anyway I hope you get good result...
It's almost been a week since the exam and I am getting more and more freaked out. Thank God I have to do something during the day, otherwise I would probably go completely crazy. Anyway, how are you holding up? I'm trying really hard not to think about the test. Right now it's a total blur. I'm so scared.

And yes, pelvic anat was well...dreadful. TBH, I don't remember any cell bio qs. (Maybe I skipped something? )
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