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My step 1 exam is coming in next months. I have given NBME exam but I could not score well. I scored only 215. I am worrying about exam very much. What do I do now?
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Question to you: What do you think you should do?
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I know i have to memorize kaplan more now. But i am in tension so i cannot concentrete. I wish i had studied better in medical school.
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Hey guys and girls
My step 1 exam is coming in next months. I have given NBME exam but I could not score well. I scored only 215. I am worrying about exam very much. What do I do now?
My friend, worrying is part of the process of step 1 preparation. Infact am yet to see someone who was not anxious at all.
But the clue here is, find out why u scored low and tackle that. I personally think u must only do nbme when u think u are prepared or ready. Some say do it to see ur weakness but When u do nbme to find out where u stand u must as well be ready to be hit by the mark so u can zoom in to ur areas of weakness.
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Thanks nsesereso. I was thinking that is there any way by which we can copy in real exam? with other exam givers
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Thanks nsesereso. I was thinking that is there any way by which we can copy in real exam? with other exam givers
Don't ever imagine that as a doctor. Trust me even in my small school we did different questions from ur mate seated next to you.
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Thanks nsesereso. I was thinking that is there any way by which we can copy in real exam? with other exam givers
NO YOU CANT. The forms are different and the centres take standardized precautions to catch cheats. You're under constant surveillance and are scanned by metal detectors after each break. They even make you roll up your socks. Just study as much as possible. It's better to fail like a man than pass as third rate cheater.
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Have faith in yourself..you can do it...work on your weak areas and you will reach 240+ in no time..
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I know i have to memorize kaplan more now. But i am in tension so i cannot concentrete. I wish i had studied better in medical school.
Dont memorise kaplan, understand kaplan and memorise first aid. Beyond this you just gotta keep doing lots and lots of questions. Good luck!
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Have faith in yourself..you can do it...work on your weak areas and you will reach 240+ in no time..
Exactly, that's why the mean score at the moment is 227.
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are you serious?!

why bother with it at all if youre not willing to put the work in
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are you serious?!

why bother with it at all if youre not willing to put the work in
No it is not like that. i just wanted to know if there is possibility of copying answers in real exam or not. i was good in copying in my school exam. But now i will study only, from kaplan and first aid
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No it is not like that. i just wanted to know if there is possibility of copying answers in real exam or not. i was good in copying in my school exam. But now i will study only, from kaplan and first aid
Really?????
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Yes i am trying to study kaplan and fa again and again
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Hey stop this bullshit and I don't know who this is or whoever it is. Obviously you are in the process of becoming a DOCTOR and obviously you must have a lot of time on your hands and it's sad that you have to go down to this level.

I don't know what world you live in but you didn't pass step 1 yet. Go focus on that then making fake accounts homegirl

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Hey my name is dwijesh sheth too. and this is not fake account. I am studying for step 1 exam and not able to score as per expectation, so i came here.
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I am 23 days from my xam and i am very tensed ....i cant even sleep properly at night.
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I am 23 days from my xam and i am very tensed ....i cant even sleep properly at night.
Why?
Have u taken nbme? What was ur score?
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Hey,
I got nbme 12 250
Nbme 7 238
Uwsa 1 265
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Hey,
I got nbme 12 250
Nbme 7 238
Uwsa 1 265
How long ago u took nbme?
Ur are in good shape.
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nbme 12 29 dec
nbme 7 6 jan
uwsa 2 days back
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How long ago u took nbme?
Ur are in good shape.
nbme 12 29 dec
nbme 7 6 jan
uwsa 2 days back
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with scores like that, you really have nothing to worry about.

I admit those are scores i can only dream of at this point.

Perhaps see a physician to get some medical advice in regards to your sleeping problem. Maybe try not reading a few hours before you sleep. I'm sure you'll be ok.

Many students stress out a few weeks before their exam so that is completely normal.

Hope your doc helps you out.

good luck!
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with scores like that, you really have nothing to worry about.

I admit those are scores i can only dream of at this point.

Perhaps see a physician to get some medical advice in regards to your sleeping problem. Maybe try not reading a few hours before you sleep. I'm sure you'll be ok.

Many students stress out a few weeks before their exam so that is completely normal.

Hope your doc helps you out.

good luck!
I am aiming for sumthing 250+...hoping for best
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nbme 12 29 dec
nbme 7 6 jan
uwsa 2 days back
Nbme 7 I guess it's a terrible form. A friend took it and he wanted to commit suicide. Just press on u are in good shape. Take another nbme like 13 in a weeks time.
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Nbme 7 I guess it's a terrible form. A friend took it and he wanted to commit suicide. Just press on u are in good shape. Take another nbme like 13 in a weeks time.
Actually i found 7 more easy than 13 , but i made loads of stupid mistakes in 7....i misread about 7 questions......and the curve in nbmes is a killer
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Actually i found 7 more easy than 13 , but i made loads of stupid mistakes in 7....i misread about 7 questions......and the curve in nbmes is a killer
So wat did u score in 13?
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So wat did u score in 13?
Sorry i meant 12 nt 13
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