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so im really worried now, i have been doing FA, and i know my stuff my usmle world (timed tutor) i am getting around 65-75%, but i just took UWSA 1 and i am getting like 50 % average and when i read the question i go totally blank i dont know whats going on, i know the material but i just cant seem to figure out what the Q wants from me ?
and this same thing happened when i did the kaplan diagnostic test i just went blank ... i seem to be doing fine on UW

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WEAK basic sciences foundation, Reason attending a low tier medical school.

Solution: Need to make sure you understand every concept there is in basic sciences and integrate patho-physio and pharm.
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WEAK basic sciences foundation, Reason attending a low tier medical school.

Solution: Need to make sure you understand every concept there is in basic sciences and integrate patho-physio and pharm.
u r right about that but i went through kaplan books and other ones and i understand the concepts so im able to do UW .... im starting to feel like maybe its confidence or i didn't go over everything properly should go over it again ... im not sure
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u r right about that but i went through kaplan books and other ones and i understand the concepts so im able to do UW .... im starting to feel like maybe its confidence or i didn't go over everything properly should go over it again ... im not sure

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Hi,
so im really worried now, i have been doing FA, and i know my stuff my usmle world (timed tutor) i am getting around 65-75%, but i just took UWSA 1 and i am getting like 50 % average and when i read the question i go totally blank i dont know whats going on, i know the material but i just cant seem to figure out what the Q wants from me ?
and this same thing happened when i did the kaplan diagnostic test i just went blank ... i seem to be doing fine on UW

HELP Please idk whats wrong
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honestly i think that if you went over everything in kaplan once and really understood it while studying than reading it twice is just a wast a time in my opinion... do FA multiple time and add in everything that is on UW... try to do DIT
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I may be wrong but "test anxiety" might be playing a role here since you don't seems to have problem doing UW but your mind goes blank only when you are doing a test.
Try taking some anti-anxiety measures.
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