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Alright guys result finally here..

227/82.. i know not so stellar, surprisingly lower than my NBME's not so happy with the score bcoz i know i had the potential to do better but still glad that i passed and this can still get me the residency of my choice.


I wouldn't have done anything differently expect may be more questions... at some point you know that there's really nothing much more you can do..

I had already posted some part of my experience here

Obinocle exam experience and advice for others...


FA, UW and kaplan q bank are pretty much the keys you need to ACE this....
i guess the silly mistakes and not sleeping well the previous night i made took a toll on the real deal.
But it's totally doable...
so you guyz go kill that monster!!!
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Congrats!

Awesome score and thanks for your advice!!
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Thanks for you experience. I was wondering about doing more question. You said the only thing you wish you did more was question.

Ive done Kaplan bank around sept last year. I did Uword first pass with 54% and just finished second pass with 77%. From last Friday till yesterday I went through all the questions got wrong, about 500 of them. I;ve also done Kaplan Qbook recently. and Finished my 3rd Read of FA last week.

Nbme 12 and score 320 Dec 12, 2012
UWSA 1 and scored 460 Jan 12, 2012
Nbme 13 and score 430 Jan 25, 2012

So far i plan to take nbme 6 next week and save 11 and 7 for later for later. I plan to take my exam early to mid April cause my permit expires April 30.

Now my question is should i start a new Qbank or what do i do from here. go for uworld a 3rd time?

What helped you during the last month, what were you more focused on?
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Thanks for you experience. I was wondering about doing more question. You said the only thing you wish you did more was question.

Ive done Kaplan bank around sept last year. I did Uword first pass with 54% and just finished second pass with 77%. From last Friday till yesterday I went through all the questions got wrong, about 500 of them. I;ve also done Kaplan Qbook recently. and Finished my 3rd Read of FA last week.

Nbme 12 and score 320 Dec 12, 2012
UWSA 1 and scored 460 Jan 12, 2012
Nbme 13 and score 430 Jan 25, 2012

So far i plan to take nbme 6 next week and save 11 and 7 for later for later. I plan to take my exam early to mid April cause my permit expires April 30.

Now my question is should i start a new Qbank or what do i do from here. go for uworld a 3rd time?

What helped you during the last month, what were you more focused on?


if you've finished a second pass of uw still with a 77% then a third pass is reasonable... so you can solidify what you already know and even learn more. if you have time still to repeat the kaplan qbank you did b4 because you've probably forgotten some of the stuff on it. then go for it.
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Wow congrts u did greatttt
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CONGRATS..i read ur exam experience ..n I was expecting that u would get above 250..but anyways what u think ..which mistake u did on exam which lower ur score
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CONGRATS..i read ur exam experience ..n I was expecting that u would get above 250..but anyways what u think ..which mistake u did on exam which lower ur score
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i wanted to ask the same thing
I really can''t comment on that bcoz i'm as shocked as you all are.... oh well< **** happens, i guess if you have an easy exam the grading is tiougher, but iwasn't expecting >250 though cuz my nbme's were in the ranges of 23o's except UW Which overpredicts.
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I really can''t comment on that bcoz i'm as shocked as you all are.... oh well< **** happens, i guess if you have an easy exam the grading is tiougher, but iwasn't expecting >250 though cuz my nbme's were in the ranges of 23o's except UW Which overpredicts.
yeah man **** happens
keep calm and move on
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Congratulations! Keep aiming higher! The sky is the limit!
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