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exam in 18th April, suggestions for last days!!!

hi everyone. I want to share my scores and really need advices for last days.

I did uw qbank:%63 (second round over %75-80)
UWSA 1-6 weeks ago: 216
UWSA 2-3 weeks ago: 232
NBME 7: 2 weeks ago 233
NBME 11 this week: 228

my aim was 240 when have begun to study. but now I m not sure for exam after got this nbme scores.
I ll do 2 other nbme 12 and 15 till exam. now reviewing first aid only.
whatelse can I do to improve my scores? especially any suggestion for behavioral science and biost?
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100 view and no reply!!! pls guys really need some suggestions for last days..
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list of forgettables on this forum ..check that
and do biostat formulas, pharma drugs and ct scan ..webpath may help u
u know better ..focus on things ..which flip easily from memory
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exam in 18th April, suggestions for last days!!!

hi everyone. I want to share my scores and really need advices for last days.

I did uw qbank:%63 (second round over %75-80)
UWSA 1-6 weeks ago: 216
UWSA 2-3 weeks ago: 232
NBME 7: 2 weeks ago 233
NBME 11 this week: 228

my aim was 240 when have begun to study. but now I m not sure for exam after got this nbme scores.
I ll do 2 other nbme 12 and 15 till exam. now reviewing first aid only.
whatelse can I do to improve my scores? especially any suggestion for behavioral science and biost?
6days left for ur exams! Then FA FA FA FA FA FA FA. U know what I mean know everything in it even the comas and full stop if u have read it at least 2 times then u can finish it again. U may also want to review ur notes from u world.
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I agree! First Aid is something you should eat drink and even breathe during last days. And keep doing a block or two of random questions just to stay in practice. And DON'T touch any new resource now!!! For a fact stored there is a fact deleted in our brain! So just focus on highest yield stuff now. The list as mentioned by mysha is also an important one but basically its kind of a checklist to ensure you have learnt FA!! So as nsesereso would say...FA FA FA FA
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thanks guys.
I m reading FA only and will do nbme tomorrow. I have some notes from UW, also reading them.
so do you think how is my nbme scores? can I estimate some good scores in real exam if everything goes right. aim for 230-240 is high with this scores??
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list of forgettables on this forum ..check that
and do biostat formulas, pharma drugs and ct scan ..webpath may help u
u know better ..focus on things ..which flip easily from memory
thanks mysha. I looked at webpath. it has good mic macr images ct images. i ll just look at some parts that i m weak in.
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thanks mysha. I looked at webpath. it has good mic macr images ct images. i ll just look at some parts that i m weak in.
My exam is on the 23rd and I know how you feel! Thanks for asking this question, I'm in the same boat! :S

Doing FA, Kaplan, some questions, going to do an online NBME 3 days later iA and hopefully an online one tomorrow!
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I ll also do an nbme tomorrow! Which ones u did or will do? I ll take 12 and 15.
How s ur scores? I want to see some ideas about how r my scores going? I dont want to postpone exam. At least want to get 230-240.
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According to your existing scores you are very likely to score 230-240 or above! Just utilise this time cautiously! You will surely get a 240+ then! All the very best to you
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thanks diagnostic time is for FA FA FA
do you have any specific suggestion for the day before exam? i think about doing an nbme and fredv2 (free150) 2 days before exam to simulate exam. last day read some of my notes and some important pages of fa.
actually i did free150 3 weeks ago and got %90 (it was so easy)
i have read your experience and congrats for your great score
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I ll also do an nbme tomorrow! Which ones u did or will do? I ll take 12 and 15.
How s ur scores? I want to see some ideas about how r my scores going? I dont want to postpone exam. At least want to get 230-240.
mdzehra, I'm going to do NBME 15 online in a couple of days. I did offline NBME 11 today and go 15 wrong so hoping that when I do the online NBME iA, it will give me a good estimate. I haven't done any online NBME yet or I'd be able to tell you how it went.

Same here... doing FA, some Kaplan and lots of forgettable topics!
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thanks diagnostic time is for FA FA FA
do you have any specific suggestion for the day before exam? i think about doing an nbme and fredv2 (free150) 2 days before exam to simulate exam. last day read some of my notes and some important pages of fa.
actually i did free150 3 weeks ago and got %90 (it was so easy)
i have read your experience and congrats for your great score
Thanks
Yeah do that! Its a nice plan! Just give yourself sometime to rest too!!
Just a day before exam its better to secure everything u will need and to relax!
I didnt touch any book on the day before!
Wish you good luck!! You will ace the exam
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today i took nbme 12 and got disappointed. bc i was expecting better than nbme 7(233) nbme 11(228) but it s 224
can anybody tell me which nbme are harder?? 7 11 12?? is this normal for my scores bc i studied some parts of fa again and have read a lot of notes but took a lower score?

i m not sure now about taking another nbme bc my plan was taking nbme 15 2 days before exam but now i m scaring if i take a bad score in nbme 15 and it can be a stress factor before exam.
what should i do now?????
please any advice..
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today i took nbme 12 and got disappointed. bc i was expecting better than nbme 7(233) nbme 11(228) but it s 224
can anybody tell me which nbme are harder?? 7 11 12?? is this normal for my scores bc i studied some parts of fa again and have read a lot of notes but took a lower score?

i m not sure now about taking another nbme bc my plan was taking nbme 15 2 days before exam but now i m scaring if i take a bad score in nbme 15 and it can be a stress factor before exam.
what should i do now?????
please any advice..
Ur exams is on 18 th April.
My friend wat u need is:
1. Still be focused
2. Maintain your level of confidence and composure
3. Review ur forgettable list ( you know it better)
4. If you know why your score dropped then solve that error.

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