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Alright so i did NBME 12 today online got 610/247, i had 19 mistakes out of 200, it didnt seem that most of the questions i got wrong i had any chance of getting right even with extra studying.
So lets talk to the point I would like to increase my score abit more +250, i dont know how predictive the form 12 is, but im gonna do 1 more 2 weeks before the exam.

Any ideas on what to concentrate to increase the score more?
Should i do DIT? will it help to increase the score?
Should i dont USMLE world on the second time?
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Hi,

Alright so i did NBME 12 today online got 610/247, i had 19 mistakes out of 200, it didnt seem that most of the questions i got wrong i had any chance of getting right even with extra studying.
So lets talk to the point I would like to increase my score abit more +250, i dont know how predictive the form 12 is, but im gonna do 1 more 2 weeks before the exam.

Any ideas on what to concentrate to increase the score more?
Should i do DIT? will it help to increase the score?
Should i dont USMLE world on the second time?
Wow, ur doing just awesome! If ur looking to increase ur score, i think u should do DIT and as far as UW is concerned, may be revise only the ones you got wrong and the marked questions.
What made you decide to take NBME 12 instead of 13??
I've not taken any NBME or the exam but i heard 12 is also a good predictor, so ur rocking!
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Lol you have a 250 and you still want to increase your score?

when your above the 240 range, theres basically no way to improve your score other then some more test taking strategies i guess
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Hi,

Alright so i did NBME 12 today online got 610/247, i had 19 mistakes out of 200, it didnt seem that most of the questions i got wrong i had any chance of getting right even with extra studying.
So lets talk to the point I would like to increase my score abit more +250, i dont know how predictive the form 12 is, but im gonna do 1 more 2 weeks before the exam.

Any ideas on what to concentrate to increase the score more?
Should i do DIT? will it help to increase the score?
Should i dont USMLE world on the second time?


Hey! Why do you think that those questions which you marked wrong in NBME can't be improved unless those are ethics questions. I'd the same feeling when i did NBME two weeks back, but now when i look at those questions, i realize what i was really missing in my prep. Also practising more and more questions can improve your performance a lot.
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Thank you for your replies,
First of all obviously i dont have 250 yet it's just NBME, secondly im really trying to get an idea what to do in this that i got left till the exam, third ofcourse you always thrive for higher, no?

numbndumb, do you really think that DIT can increase the score? i had 4 mistakes out of 19 in behavioral science section is it even covered by DIT?
I dont know what made me choose 12, i have heard about 13 and i thought i might do it 2 weeks from now , i mean either that or 7.

I would revise those questions though really i thought that i will be able to see all the questions once more and not only the wrong ones, it's abit disappointing.
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