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Old 03-23-2012
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Hey guys, my test is in 2 weeks. I took a NBME that my school offered 4 weeks ago and got a 208, then took NBME 7 last week and got a 221. I was wondering, is it worth taking alot of NBME's to just get exposure to the questions, cutting time away from my uworld questions? I have been reading alot about people seeing the same exact questions copy paste from NBME tests. So it's making me wonder if it may be worth investing more money in it. Can anyone shine some light on this for me? Thanks everyone!
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NBMEs are reality worth it .The exam is hard and if there are a handful of questions which u have already seen in NBMEs ,you become more comfortable during the exam .u should take atleast do 3 to 4 nbmes (the latest ones) .

U may even get some tough questions exactly like NBMEs ,which u couldnt have solved ,had u not done the NBMEs.Moreover nobody knows the scoring ,may be each hard question is worth 2 to 3 points .so even five questions can make a big difference in your score .
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