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Old 10-10-2013
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This is the first time I am using this forum. I just am confused on how the NBME's are scored. I recently gave NBME 13 and the calculated raw score was 530 (228). I don't understand this. My detailed report indicates that I have total 34 questions incorrect which means i scored 83% as the total questions were 200. But then why such a low score i.e. 228??? I really want to achieve anything above 250. !!!!

PLZ HELP ...!!!
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i heard somewhere that each nbme question weighs equal to 1.37 on usmle predictive score scale approx
so according to that ur score is pretty much accurate
and for 250 plus u gotta bring down ur wrong questions to less than 20 atleast
hope this helps
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