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Hi everyone ,

My exam date on 30th March. Only 18days left. But my NBME score is too low. I m afraid.
My 2nd NBME 11 online 220(156) on 10th march and
NBME 5 offline 170(144) on 2nd march.

My eligibility period will expire on 31st March. I have already an extention from Oct-Nov-Dec to Jan-Feb-March . So I have no chance to extend.

Should I cancel my exam ?? pls give me suggestion!!

I have completed (Kaplan lec + videos) once and kaplan lec twice, FA four times, goljan RR once not audio. Kaplan qbank only 40% completed, UWonline done twice got avg 50-60%.

What should I do to improve my score??? ...

Pls help me, I m desprate to need ur advice.
:sorry:
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Stop the panic attack because it will get you no where except repiratory alkalosis.

Meantime, you can do more in 18 days. Keep doing the qbanks and do more questions. Do NBME 7. Don't stress out because now is not the time.

Good luck!
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It appears that you cannot postpone your exam any more. In the last few days of your exam I would great advice listening to DIT videos if you can get a hold of them. They reviewFA, give you easy to remember mnemonics and draw attention to HY. They claim to pull up your score by at least 10-15 points. I myself used DIT and scored a 241 on my step 1. Also, In the last few days it makes more sense to read more material vs doing more questions. Questions will cover less syllabus than reading will. However, this is not to say you shouldn't do questions. It is a good practice to do a timed random fresh test every morning. If you have exhausted UW subscribe to a new qbank so that the questions are fresh and it puts you in the mode of answering questions in the morning ( or at a time of the day you expect to take your step 1).
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I postponed my test today which supposed to be on March, 26.
If you can't do this - make Qbanks on USMLEworld and worl on your weakest sides.
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Thank u guyes, for the suggestion, As I have very little time left I will do my best and I will do another NBMEs, if this will not work then I will cancel my exam.
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Hi everyone ,

My exam date on 30th March. Only 18days left. But my NBME score is too low. I m
afraid.
My 2nd NBME 11 online 220(156) on 10th
march and

NBME 5 offline 170(144) on 2nd march.

My eligibility period will expire on 31st March. I have already an extention from Oct-Nov-Dec to Jan-Feb-March . So I have no chance to extend.

Should I cancel my exam ?? pls give me suggestion!!

I have completed (Kaplan lec + videos) once and kaplan lec twice, FA four times, goljan RR once not audio. Kaplan qbank only 40% completed, UWonline done twice got avg 50-60%.

What should I do to improve my score??? ...

Pls help me, I m desprate to need ur advice.
:sorry:

I think you should postpone the exam date. Continue study and take another nbme in a month.
You can do it, but it require more time!!!
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i have my exam in 25 days. plan to start DIT. how long does it take if you study al day (8 hours-lets say) ,to finish it? does it have more info than first aid?
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i have my exam in 15 days. plan to start DIT. how long does it take if you study al day (8 hours-lets say) ,to finish it? does it have more info than first aid?
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