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Hi guys,
I wanted to ask about your opinion with my prep..
An average student,
Find studying really difficult but have to do it as a gate pass to seeing patients which is my dream..
After my graduation last year I took about 10 months including kaplan live lectures and all..
I am gonna write my scores in assessments which may help you guys to determine where I stand...

After finishing theory and UWORLD 1st time I took NBME 6- 125 (18th march)
Got shocked and opened FA 2012 along with DIT and started UWORLD for second time..

Took a good month to finish FA for the first time but ofcourse along with DIT..and..My favourite UW notes..
Gave another NBME 11-170 (27th april)
Again..still didnt pass and not even close to my goal...

Started First Aid again but this time read on my own as I never did it before..
While doing it when I felt I am missing concept, opened Kaplan and studied that as well....
Took good 20-21 days to do this..
Another assesement UWSA 1- 205 (20th may, yes..yesterday)

My ultimate goal in real exam is above 230..

After looking through my progress what you guys think I book my date?

P.S. All scores are in USMLE correlation and my eligibility period ends at 31st june...

ANY kind of comments are welcome...
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You improved a lot. Just keep going at it. If you can get a date for June, you can book it. Its doable to get over 230 but take an NBME asap .. may be study a week more n take one by the end of this month .. and then see where you stand. If not close to 230 then extend. If its above 215 then keep studying n go for it by the end of June
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You improved a lot. Just keep going at it. If you can get a date for June, you can book it. Its doable to get over 230 but take an NBME asap .. may be study a week more n take one by the end of this month .. and then see where you stand. If not close to 230 then extend. If its above 215 then keep studying n go for it by the end of June
Thank you soo much buddy...:-)
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I'm kinda in the same situation....took nbme 12 yesterday and didn't get what I wanted although I still passed over 200 (barely)..my exam is on 22 of June ...I keep noticing I make retarded mistakes....like I'm talking complete blunders....it pisses me off but in a sense it makes me happy that my weaknesses are correctable....

My advice is just hammer the **** outta first aid man...that book is the end all and be all and 80-85 percent of the questions can be found there!

Good luck man, study this last month like you've never studied before.

Eat **** sleep usmle!
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I'm kinda in the same situation....took nbme 12 yesterday and didn't get what I wanted although I still passed over 200 (barely)..my exam is on 22 of June ...I keep noticing I make retarded mistakes....like I'm talking complete blunders....it pisses me off but in a sense it makes me happy that my weaknesses are correctable....

My advice is just hammer the **** outta first aid man...that book is the end all and be all and 80-85 percent of the questions can be found there!

Good luck man, study this last month like you've never studied before.

Eat **** sleep usmle!
yeeaaah man...
and FA I think an excellent book..everytime I read even a page of it..
I feel confident...

nywayz....continuing....
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