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Old 07-25-2012
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Computer NBME Self Assessment Has no Calculator!

while doing an online NBME i figured out that there is no integrated calculator as opposed to what i see in UW or Kaplan???

isn't NBME supposed to be the closest simulation to the real thing? even table of reference ranges for lab stuff, doesn't contain search feature as in UW? is this how the real exam will be? no search feature....

plz i need input from those who took the exam already so i can adjust myself

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Old 07-26-2012
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The NBME is not similar to the exam FRED interface, Kaplan and UW are closer.

But if you want an exact real simulation of the exam interface and software then you should go for the free practice material (AKA Free 150) here's the link
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The real exam software is almost the same as kaplan qbank, even the same font, same lab values and the calculator.

I had to use calculator at least 4 times in my real exam. So dont worry about it.

U can even highlight the question in the exam.
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