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Old 03-18-2013
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Help Worried about my performance.

I'm a bit worried about my performance. This is my breakdown on the older/offline NBMEs. Granted I haven't fully done biostats yet, so need to look at that again. I'm also getting a few response questions wrong.

The format shows basically the number of correct questions I've gotten so far in each NBME, per each of the 4 blocks. Also shows the order which I took them in. All the sections besides one or two of them - I forgot which, are out of 50.

NBME 1: 33/34/37/35
NBME 3: 34/40/34/39
NBME 4: 36/32/39/37
NBME 2: 36/37/x/x --> Long day today, didn't take the last two sections.

Still have until April 25th to make improvements. Almost done with Kaplan. Only left to do my areas which I'm strong in, which include Micro/Immuno and Pharm. Still have to go through FA. I'm thinking of going back through Kaplan Behavioral and doing the biostats portion again and some of the differentials for personality and what not.

Currently, on a first pass of UWorld I'm sitting at a 67%.
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Come on guys, help me out. Just took the last two portions of NBME 2, got a 35 and 38.
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What is your target score?

Is there a way to know the three-digit-score from the NBMEs you took?

I think you should take step 1 when your NBME average is 10 points or more above your target score.

You should review the questions you got wrong on UWorld and UNDERSTAND why you got them wrong, not just memorize the correct answer.

Also, I recommend you review high-yield FA topics such as biostatistics formulas, pharmacology formulas, autonomic pharmacology, enzyme kinetics, cardiovascular physiology and both pathology and pharmacology chapters on FA.

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