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Question want to reschedule, need advices

hi guys!
I would like to have few advices from you, here is my situation...

in this moment my step 1 is scheduled for 30th October, but I'm thinking about rescheduling it to the end of my elegibility period, exactly 1 month from today, so the 27th November (I already checked the avaliability of the Prometric center, everything is fine, I just have to pay)

what made me think about the rescheduling?

well, the 17th Oct I did UWSA1 scoring 178/350, and really don't know why I didn't think to reschedule my exam that day... shame on me, I would have save a lot of money probably I just wanted to make my last effort feeling confident about the final result...

anyway, as my original study program expected, after another FA round and more qbank (mean % raising), this morning I did UWSA2, scoring 211/470.


this last result made me realize that I didn't study in the proper way to take out the best from me, since I focused on Kaplan books without caring too much about FA and UW Qbank (I started using them only at the end of September).
my bad, I know is written everywhere that FA and qbanks are crucial, but I thought I was doing good (without any proof actually...).

so here is my plan to take my step 1 in a more confindent mental state at the end of November: the morning I will study from FA, while the afternoon and the evening I will review all UW Qbank (until it expires, 7 days from now), then I will buy Kaplan Qbank for 1 month, which for 99$ will give me also 2 exam simulation (as I read from their site).

and here we are...

so, what do you think?
is there anything more I should consider?

anyone experienced a similar situation?
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I think whole uw wont be finished properly in 7 days! you can take one or two weeks more to do it, if it costs you more, download offline one.. give proper time to each block like 2-3 hours each, understand and remember high yield topics! read ques too carefully! this may help you!
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I think whole uw wont be finished properly in 7 days! you can take one or two weeks more to do it, if it costs you more, download offline one.. give proper time to each block like 2-3 hours each, understand and remember high yield topics! read ques too carefully! this may help you!

thanks a lot
maybe I will consider a 10d renewal!
anyway I already reviewed the 70%, I was referring to those questions I hadn't done
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Wat is ur taget score?
Uwsa score of 211 means real exams score or +- 10 or 15 leaving u with 196 to 201.
1. So obviously pls reschedule ur exams
2. Know the stuff really cool on ur finger tips. I mean wen u wake up suddenly and they ask u any thing in uworld, FA or Kaplan u must know it very well without having to sweat.
3. Do as many nbmes, some same concepts and even questions are tested/ repeated.
4.be confident, I mean Very confident.
5. Don't hesitant to visit this forum
6. Know ur pathology very well.

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I would like to score more than 225, 230 would be perfect.
I know I planned my study in the worst possible way, but in these months i also did exams in my university because I don t want to be in late with my graduation.
In addtion to that I underestimated the importance of practising with questiona a little bit.
I m quite confident I can improve my score a lot in this month.

in you opinion, which are the most predictive NBME tests?
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guys, can anyone tell me please how long ecfmg take to reschedule for the xam ?? actually I once extended eligibility period , my nxt period gives me the last date to take my exam on 31st jan. though I have still time , but considering the fact that i need to study a lot more nd i have to waste 2 weeks minimum for some very important personal issues in dec, i am also thinking to repay for new booking of my exam..but i am determined to finish step1 max by march end , not beyond that . so if i know early that how long ecfmf will take , i can plan accordingly , or else i have to take the exam by jan which has a possibility of getting a bad score .
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guys, can anyone tell me please how long ecfmg take to reschedule for the xam ?? actually I once extended eligibility period , my nxt period gives me the last date to take my exam on 31st jan. though I have still time , but considering the fact that i need to study a lot more nd i have to waste 2 weeks minimum for some very important personal issues in dec, i am also thinking to repay for new booking of my exam..but i am determined to finish step1 max by march end , not beyond that . so if i know early that how long ecfmf will take , i can plan accordingly , or else i have to take the exam by jan which has a possibility of getting a bad score .
Usually 1 week max if all forms are with them.
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