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Hello friends!

I have a dilemma. My Step 2 Ck exam is scheduled for Feb 21st. I just took NBME 6 today and got a 202 (NBME score 330). Passing is 209. I'm thinking of rescheduling but I already used my extension. According to the permit, if you want to reschedule I would have to do another application, which means pay another $850+ for the exam. I don't know what to do. Should I pay another $850+? Should I postpone my exam? Should I study really hard these next 2 weeks hoping my score will increase?

What would you do? I'm so discouraged.

Any advice would be truly helpful!! Thank you!
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I think you should take uwsa 3 days out and then decide.so in your place I would work really hard and after 10 days take uwsa.
I took my nbme 4 today and scored 219, I'm planning to go up to 240 in 2 weeks, so i think going 20 points up is doable, at least you should try.
dont panic dont panic dont panic!!! Dont let be down, Even if you reschedule your exam. I see this several years of step preparation as just a begining of our very long journey so several months more/less wont make a difference in big picture, only thing you should think now is to do whats best. Yes it may be a bit disapointing but stay motivated, gather yourself, concentrate on your goal and work,, it will pay off
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I think you should take uwsa 3 days out and then decide.so in your place I would work really hard and after 10 days take uwsa.
I took my nbme 4 today and scored 219, I'm planning to go up to 240 in 2 weeks, so i think going 20 points up is doable, at least you should try.
dont panic dont panic dont panic!!! Dont let be down, Even if you reschedule your exam. I see this several years of step preparation as just a begining of our very long journey so several months more/less wont make a difference in big picture, only thing you should think now is to do whats best. Yes it may be a bit disapointing but stay motivated, gather yourself, concentrate on your goal and work,, it will pay off
Thank you so much for your advice!! Best wishes and good luck to you too!
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I read a previous post of yours written in summer or fall when u said that you took nbme 6 and scored 206. So does it mean that u tried the same nbme? why?Try another form!
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Ur score in NBME is definitely less but if u r just aiming for a pass in this exam then go ahead with a uwsa 3 days before ur scheduled exam but if u r aiming for a high score, then get ur exam postponed. I was in the same situation but had it postponed as I dint want to regret later. It was a good step for me as it gave me extra time to work on my weaknesses and ultimately ended up with 260. Skype id usmletutor3 for any advice
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Ur score in NBME is definitely less but if u r just aiming for a pass in this exam then go ahead with a uwsa 3 days before ur scheduled exam but if u r aiming for a high score, then get ur exam postponed. I was in the same situation but had it postponed as I dint want to regret later. It was a good step for me as it gave me extra time to work on my weaknesses and ultimately ended up with 260. Skype id usmletutor3 for any advice
Thank you for your advice. I decided to postpone my exam. How did you increase your score?
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