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Hi,
I read from a website dated 4 years ago that 60% of exam is new every year, but they compare everyone on the 40% of questions before. Has this trend changed or is it still the same? Thanks !
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Default Not logic

I don't think that's a logical theory.

They have to assess you on all the questions (except the experimental ones which I don't think they make more than 10% maximum)
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Default no 40% ?

ok, but so does this mean there are no questions arepeated? Cause I read from other posts that people find around 50% of the stuff new to them.
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I believe after massive review of plenty of questions nothing is new it is a matter of parallel similarity of the core idea of the question

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So what constitutes massive review? And assuming that you scored really high on the exam what sources have you used?
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