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Long story short, i took nbme 7 last week- 203 (420) , today, nbme 15- 214(470)
I'm EXHAUSTED! The idea of postponing this exam is frustrating.
my exam is supposed to be in 2 days...
i don't know what advice i want to hear from any random person reading this, but , yeah, in a bit of a huge dilemma here. and it's not like i can shift it to any date i like next year, im in final year and working on thesis & sch exams, this is affecting other things....
Advice, anyone? please, i'm depressed and listening...
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It depends on what score you want to get. From the NBMEs you took, it seems you're borderline. You could pass, but my personal advice is to postpone it.

I wanted to take the exam early because I was exhausted too, but a wise person told me to wait until I was confident. I wasn't happy when I heard that, but I'm SO grateful now.

Don't take the wrong decision just because you're tired, or frustrated! This exam is not your life, but is important.

Good luck!
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I suggest you not to take the exam right now. You can extend your eligibility period or can take a new date within this period with a fee to ECFMG.

It will work, hopefully. Take your time. GOOD LUCK!
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Want a crappy advice (and crappy borderline score) - go and take the test.

Want a good advice - take a 1 week break (studying but not very hard), chillax - you are clearly improving, give it one more month, read FA 2-3 more times and you will rock it.
There is no rush now - why take it now and end up with 210 and never get into even shitty residency?
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