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hey everyone! I gave NBME 15 2 weeks ago and got a 224. revised first aid and uworld questions dauring this time and gave Self assessment exam 1 today and got a 256. I dont know which one is a better indicator. Is it true that Uworld self assessment over predicts??
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hey everyone! I gave NBME 15 2 weeks ago and got a 224. revised first aid and uworld questions dauring this time and gave Self assessment exam 1 today and got a 256. I dont know which one is a better indicator. Is it true that Uworld self assessment over predicts??

NBME is the closest and best predictor hands down!
Take Form 13 and 16 to get a better idea where you are right now.
After doing UW qbank we get used to the UW style of asking and that I guess overpredicts the score on UWSA
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I think you did improve but not that much. How many questions you get correct on UWSA1?
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people say ıt overpredicts your real score although some exceptions exist
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hey everyone! I gave NBME 15 2 weeks ago and got a 224. revised first aid and uworld questions dauring this time and gave Self assessment exam 1 today and got a 256. I dont know which one is a better indicator. Is it true that Uworld self assessment over predicts??

This difference is too much. May be u have improved after taking the nbme15
The best way is do nbme13 or 16 and find average
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Did offline NBME 13 got 27 wrong which makes it a 242 I guess if you use x1.4 formula. Made some stupid mistakes where I had forgotten things but that's bound to happen in real exam too. I have 3.5 weeks to my exam. How can I improve my score if I aim for a 250 plus? Help anyone.

I will do another round of uworld and firstaid I guess for 2 weeks and give NBME 16. Don't want to jump into a new qbank and new book. Is this ok?
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Did offline NBME 13 got 27 wrong which makes it a 242 I guess if you use x1.4 formula. Made some stupid mistakes where I had forgotten things but that's bound to happen in real exam too. I have 3.5 weeks to my exam. How can I improve my score if I aim for a 250 plus? Help anyone.

I will do another round of uworld and firstaid I guess for 2 weeks and give NBME 16. Don't want to jump into a new qbank and new book. Is this ok?
Yeah I personally think the nbme 13 score shows ur improvement.
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