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Old 02-21-2013
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Default step1 NBME 13

Finished NBME 13 scored 510/224.
My aim is to get atleast 240 in step 1.
Is it possible to improve on this NBME score in a week or two?
What are the chances that NBME 13 is underestimating my USMLE score. My percentage score was 80% and I thought that was quite respectable, but my score was only 224. Is that the case with all forms of NBME practice test?
Also my USMLE world bank score is 67% overall and lately( for recent test blocks) it has been around 70-72%. Based on this is it possible to come to some estimate about actual score.
help is appreciated, thank You.
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Old 02-22-2013
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I think if you focus on your weak areas , you can do a lot.Have you done any other NBME? cos now they have an option which compares the performance of one NBME with the last one.So you can find out what u need to work on.

I am going to do NBME 13 in a couple of days, hopefully on monday.My exam is on march 21.

My last date for exam was Dec 20.But when i took my first NBME 7 on October 30,2012.I scored very low.(153). I studies for a month and then took NBME 11. And was shocked to see the same score, with exactly the same number of questions right.This was on nov 15.It was very disappointing.But then I postponed my exam and had to pay both for postpone and extension.I studied a month and half again and this time I did NBME 12 , (January 5). Gues what I passed with a very risky score though.( 189)....Was not very good but at least a relief.

I started UWORLD subscription again and did it once again.Did DIT.and on February 15 I took UWORLD Self Assesment 1 , and yeah you guessed it right.I got 214.(more relief)

Yesterday February 22, I did Uworld SA 2. and yes I got 232.

I am taking NBME 13 on monday.Hopefully I get at least 220.I am an old graduate and that will work for me.I have been working hard for a year now.

Oh God, didn't realize I wrote too much.lolz.

Anyway I hope this gives u some hope for increasing your score.

By the way Can you plz tell me the difficulty level of NBME 13 ? and which subject is heavily tested ? and how do u compare it with other NBMEs if U have done them.

Thanks and Good Luck!
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