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Old 03-30-2011
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I was wondering what is the ideal amount of time after completing UWorld and before taking the actual exam.
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There's no specific answer to your question.

It depends on you.

What have you been doing? do you still have some FA facts need to review? do you still need to review things you marked as forgettables? are you doing UW for the first time or second time? ...etc

One thing is for sure, is that you should have at least one day rest (not reading anything) before the exam day.
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I recommend keep practicing questions (UW or other banks) until the last the day of your prep then take one day rest then take the exam.

Practicing questions gives you indurance and put you in the mood.

But as jajeek said, you might be having other priorities to do during your last days.

I recommend your the following articles,
Tips for your last weeks of USMLE Prep
and this thread,
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