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Help The order of doing NBMEs

I have my step 1 in 3 weeks & now the new NBME 15 has arrived.

I want to do 3 NBME'S online and rest offline.

which NBME's should I do and what should be the order ??

Please someone throw some light on nbme 15.
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There is no "perfect" order.

Common consensus is that NBME 13 and 15 are a bit "harder" than the other ones, but this is also very subjective.

I recommend you take online NBME 7, NBME 13 and NBME 15. NBME 7 has been considered a good predictor of step 1 score, but then again this is also subjective.

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Thank you.

I may be wrong but I just have this doubt about nbme 7's ability to predict accurate score considering it was released in Dec 2009 and its almost 3 yrs since then and haven't step 1 questions changed/ become harder now ??
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Thank you.

I may be wrong but I just have this doubt about nbme 7's ability to predict accurate score considering it was released in Dec 2009 and its almost 3 yrs since then and haven't step 1 questions changed/ become harder now ??
Yes you are right. The thing is that over several years (I read this in a forum somewhere), many people have said that it was a close predictor.

Obviously the newer NBMEs might be closer to the actual step 1.

In fact, I can tell you that in my real exam I had 3 - 5 very similar questions from NBME15.
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I have my step 1 in 3 weeks & now the new NBME 15 has arrived.

I want to do 3 NBME'S online and rest offline.

which NBME's should I do and what should be the order ??

Please someone throw some light on nbme 15.
hi. my exam is in 3 weeks and i want to do 3 nbme online also. choices are 7 12 13 15. but i couldnt decide start with wihich one?
did u take any nbme till now?
thanks and good lucks in exam
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tOOK NBME 12

when is your exam?
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tOOK NBME 12

when is your exam?
Exam on 18th april.
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