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Help 20 days for the exam...advise needed

hello
my exam is in 20days
and i am really really tense
almost done with FA
did UWSA 4 days back and scored 228
i know uwsa overpredicts
last month i did NBME 6 and barely touched 200
i am done with uworld 66%(timed random mode,unused)
my plan now is give another NBME(form 12) in next 2 days
do uworld +FA for 5 days
another NBME (form 11)
revise my weakness + FA
give NBME 7 on 13th
and again revise my weakness +fa
give last NBME 13 about a week before the exam

how does my plan sound?
advise will be appreciated
please tell me if i am missing on something
is there anything
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my exam is in 20 days too.

you are doing fine. make sure that you don't forget what you already know.
of course pay more attention on your weak subjects according to nbme.

keep calm and follow your plan !

p.s. how many q-s have you got correct in uwsa?
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hey thanks for replying
i dont remember how many Q did i got wrong
i did not see that (how stupid can i get)
but i do remember the percentages in each block
block 1...58%,block 2...57% block 3 58% and block 4 was 61%
i will be doing uwsa 2 today
what are you doing in the last days?
what are you reading?
please share your plan
i will appreciate that
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let me know what you'll do in uwsa 2.
i'm going through DIT 6 days left till the end.
about 11th going to do nbme 11 and let's see what will happen.
i'm going through FA along with dit. this my 2nd read. after nbme will do weak subjects and just FA. i think that adding something new in these days isn't a good idea. also going to do all the nbmes(offlines).. many exam takers state that they have got 5-10 questions directly from nbme tests. make sure that you do at least nbme 7,11,12,13.

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I see you are planning to do too many NBMEs in a very short time. 20 days from exam, I would suggest finish off your UW and FA. You are not going to learn anything wonderful from the NBMEs.
Don't take more than two NBMEs after this and just concentrate on the sections that are on the lower/ borderline side.

And one more thing, take NBME 13 only if you are planning to break your back 1 week before exam. That one is real confidence crusher.

Good luck to both of you!
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i really want to do 13
but the time left is tooooo short
i am freaking out now
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i really want to do 13
but the time left is tooooo short
i am freaking out now
If you really want to do it earlier rather than later. GL!
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i really want to do 13
but the time left is tooooo short
i am freaking out now
Please don't lose heart. keep calm & rely on your efforts.

Good luck!
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hey beka CTS
i saw that you already did NBME 13
u reallu did well is such a difficult NBME
thats awesome
are u already done with the other NBME forms?
i will be doing them online
and with the kind of time i am left with will only be able to go through them once
and another thing the % i told u about my UWSA were average pecentages for each block
i did not calculate mine
since i did it online so it gave me the result
i saw that u did them offline and scored really well
you are in good shape
just ready to BANG the exam
ALL THE BEST BUDDY

sorry i did not get time to do UWSA 2 as i am doing UW 2nd pass
if i do i will let you know my score
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hey beka CTS
i saw that you already did NBME 13
u reallu did well is such a difficult NBME
thats awesome
are u already done with the other NBME forms?
i will be doing them online
and with the kind of time i am left with will only be able to go through them once
and another thing the % i told u about my UWSA were average pecentages for each block
i did not calculate mine
since i did it online so it gave me the result
i saw that u did them offline and scored really well
you are in good shape
just ready to BANG the exam
ALL THE BEST BUDDY

sorry i did not get time to do UWSA 2 as i am doing UW 2nd pass
if i do i will let you know my score

thank you buddy. yeah nbme 13 isn't that superhigh hard. it's just a new one and has "charisma of difficulty". i think that uw and Fa covers 90% of question if not more. but in Fa they are just words maybe even one word and nbme uses it tricky way in questions

i've done nbme 1 & 5 offline + uwsas. going to take 11 in 1 week.

concetrating on FA. i think that a key to success is to every subject on decent level than to kill for eg. pathology and be weak in micro.

good luck. thanks for input.
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