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Hi guys,

I am 600+ questions into UWorld. At first it was ok but I suddenly found the last 2 blocks quite difficult (much more than the others!)

Has anyone else experienced this with UWorld? Any suggestions?

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It usually depends on the content of the block... if you do a random block of uworld, most of the blocks have an average of 60-ish percent. if you get 10% above that, you're doing just fine. So if you do a tough block of low average, and you're score is still higher than the average of that block... its all good. Some blocks are tough some are not. Don't dwell too much into that. Learn from the "educational objectives" and move on.
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I'm just managing to get close to the 'average' score in the blocks. (some above some below and most at par). This is my first pass at UWorld and I'm doing it random, timed tutor mode.
I'm freaking out coz I cant get most blocks above the average! Is this normal?
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Maybe you found the last 2 blocks tougher because there were a lot of questions on topics you weren't good at? I'm 900 questions in and have had a few very tough blocks but most have been at par. Also, most of the blocks have averages between 57-64 so I guess if you're at average you can expect to get 220 or so. But, keep in mind that a lot of people start UW early in their prep so have lower scores.
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some of the questions they added in UW recently were kinda tough.. I think they added close to 50 questions in the last 3-4 months. But dont worry much.. Use UW just as a studying tool
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