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Old 03-29-2011
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Hi guys....I have done nbme 7th form 10 days back...got 216... disappointed a lot..started reading FA and other weak topics..
today I did 6th form and again same score..really depressed and dejected..my exam is scheduled within 10 days..don't know what to do..I have done enough revisions of Kaplan, Goljan and UW..what shall I do now..should I cancel my exam and start reading Kaplan notes again which may take lot of time or write the exam as per same date by reading FA once more as I have reached my peak stage of preparation ??

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My advice might not be as good as from someone who already have taken the exam but from what you said I believe you are overwhelmed.
The peak, I heard about that but I honestly believe that the human brain is underestimated, you can learn something new each day.
Stick to your goal, If you want a good score stick to that and don't take the exam just to get it out of the way.
Move your exam. Take a couple of days off from studying to give yourself a fresh start. You will feel a lot better when you are back.
Listen goljan audios, it might help you to integrate everything. Read FA calm and try to understand everything it says, don't just read it, learn from it. If you don't understand something review it again with kaplan.
Good luck. I wish you the best.
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My advice might not be as good as from someone who already have taken the exam but from what you said I believe you are overwhelmed.
The peak, I heard about that but I honestly believe that the human brain is underestimated, you can learn something new each day.
Stick to your goal, If you want a good score stick to that and don't take the exam just to get it out of the way.
Move your exam. Take a couple of days off from studying to give yourself a fresh start. You will feel a lot better when you are back.
Listen goljan audios, it might help you to integrate everything. Read FA calm and try to understand everything it says, don't just read it, learn from it. If you don't understand something review it again with kaplan.
Good luck. I wish you the best.
Excellent advice, and exactly what I would do if I were in your shoes. You have worked too hard to get to where you are to just stop before you reach your goal. Push your exam back if you're not making the score you want.
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hy evavar..thanx a lottt dude for ur advise..I postponed the exam and tried my best...I scored 97 percentile..once again thanx..
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hy evavar..thanx a lottt dude for ur advise..I postponed the exam and tried my best...I scored 97 percentile..once again thanx..
Post your experience and study prep details!
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Congratulations Raav. It just goes on to show that you can achieve anything with hard work.
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hy evavar..thanx a lottt dude for ur advise..I postponed the exam and tried my best...I scored 97 percentile..once again thanx..
so how much were you getting in uw ?
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Congratulations my friend, I'm very happy for you. Yo did it
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Congratulations! That's awesome, please post your experience!
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