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I dont know what to do ?..i have been studying for step1 since 10 months and its not going anywhere..i did kaplan notes once with videos , kaplan qbank with around 63% (i could finish only 75% only high yield topics), did few topics from najeeb , did uworld with 60%, FA three times, pathoma , dit and goljan audio for general path. did NBME 12,11 offline and UWSA last month and got 150/200, 156/200 and 224 respectively. I did nbme 15 only few days back and got 440 (207) feel so low after seeing those scores .... i have my exam on june 28th and cant extend my period dont know what to do?

i have noticed that i have been making atleast 9or10 silly mistakes in every exam for which i feel like bang my head after seeing those mistakes..what should i do??
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Only 9-10 silly mistakes? Dnt worry u are doing goood but problem is your time......try to revise FA and uworld as much as possible ...
I dnt know the procedure but i think ther is refund system also with some limitations... i highly recommend to call ECFMG and ask about it becuse best is to extend your exam.
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I dont know what to do ?..i have been studying for step1 since 10 months and its not going anywhere..i did kaplan notes once with videos , kaplan qbank with around 63% (i could finish only 75% only high yield topics), did few topics from najeeb , did uworld with 60%, FA three times, pathoma , dit and goljan audio for general path. did NBME 12,11 offline and UWSA last month and got 150/200, 156/200 and 224 respectively. I did nbme 15 only few days back and got 440 (207) feel so low after seeing those scores .... i have my exam on june 28th and cant extend my period dont know what to do?

i have noticed that i have been making atleast 9or10 silly mistakes in every exam for which i feel like bang my head after seeing those mistakes..what should i do??
I recommend extending the exam date. If you focus solely on FA and consolidate it with RX and do uworld twice, then you have a solid chance of 240+.

Have you extended your eligibility period before? If not, you have to pay a sum of 60USD for 3 months extension and if you have extended it prior then you're only left with the option of cancelling it. Although you would have to start your online application and pay the respective fees. There is no refund as medicalbiology incorrectly pointed out.
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Important Note:*You should consider carefully the timing of your exam application, eligibility period, and test date. Once registered, you cannot cancel or postpone your registration. If you do not schedule and take the exam, you will not receive a refund or credit of your exam fee(s), and you will be required to reapply, including payment of all applicable fees, to take the exam.
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Important Note:*You should consider carefully the timing of your exam application, eligibility period, and test date. Once registered, you cannot cancel or postpone your registration. If you do not schedule and take the exam, you will not receive a refund or credit of your exam fee(s), and you will be required to reapply, including payment of all applicable fees, to take the exam.
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Doesn't help the OP, but adds more confusion. At this point coz he/she has already registered and really only has two options, either extending eligibility or if that has already been done, then cancelling prometric appointment and reapplying again once the eligibility period is over with full fees as normal. Once registered, no refund regardless.
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I can only postpone my exam may be for a couple of week due to personal reasons...I already did unworld couple of times.
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I can only postpone my exam may be for a couple of week due to personal reasons...I already did unworld couple of times.
As far as i know, if you've already extended your triplet before, then you can only Cancel it..but can't postpone it now...
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