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Old 10-25-2012
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Hello everyone, I just made NBME 11 online and got 380, that corresponds 193 in three digits score.
Im an Old IMG, had already done my residency in my country.
Have done 50% of UW and got 61% average (random timed mode), done Kaplan books and videos, one comprenhensive read of Goljan RR and I'm in the middle of the second read (with notes) of FA.
My exam date is in two weeks.
Any advice?
(I don't pretend a perfect score, i will very happy with 210)
Thank you all!
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At this point you are at the risk of failing the exam since your assessment is only 5 points more than the passing score.

If you're aiming for 210, i will advice that you do not sit for the exam unless you score around 215-220ish on one of the nbme assessments.
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OK, thanks. How is the best way to improve this results in 2 weeks?
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I was able to raise my NBME score by 20 points just by reading FA cover to cover. Even if you have done FA before, just try to do it again in 5-7 days. In these days, do NOTHING ELSE but first aid. It will really help you put things together and build a bigger picture in your mind, so that you can perform well on the NBME. Good luck!!! And take another nbme asap after doing FA, so that you can make any changes to your exam date if necessary.
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I followed your advice, only FA for the last 2 weeks and Finally I improved my score 20 points above my NBME results. I have to say thank you, I feel that Step 1 is a stressful exam, but I can say happily I passed!!
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Dear i m preparing for step one exm and hoping to take it in july, i read your post about your step one experience in sept 2012, u mentioned that FA and uw will help 90% of exm. i think u must be right, so would u please tell about your score in step one, how much FA and uw helped u getting your score?
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