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Help Constant 65% on uworld?

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I have finished my second read for step 2 and am currently on my third one but i am scoring a constant 65 on uworld..i really dunno how to improve it..i find the whole step 2 format and studying so so different from step 1..i was scoring high 70s to 80s during my step 1 by this time..

plz tell me what to do!
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Hey.. first of all UW is a really tough Qbank, to score higher in it you need to read more..
so it really depends on what books are you reading for example reading kaplan LN isn't enough to score high in the UW, many of the subjects that are covered in UW aren't covered in KLN so no matter how many times you go over KLN you will still not score high enough..so the thing is what ever you are reading seems not enough for answering UW try to expand if you still got enough time..if not UW is actually covering what you are missing so it works as your complement for the real exam. but still if you want to get higher scores on UW you need to expand in your readings.
so what books are you reading ?
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i am only reading kaplan books..what other sources do u suggest?
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I have the same problem here ,, finished 30% of the bank with constant score of 65% ,, any advice for both of us ??
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Okay..Kaplan books are a great source for the exam...and normally doing UW with it makes it a wonderfull combination for the exam..but in your case you are looking for an improvement on the UW and to do this try reading MED study along with it..i know its a big review material but i'm sure by the end of it you'll boost up your UW score and hence your exam score..but even if you didn't do so and by just reading the KLN and doing aking UW as a review source not as an assessment material, You'll have a good source of information for the exam..
Dont worry cause you are getting 65% you will improve with time and as i know many people who got their 99s were scoring some where between 60-75% on UW it is one of the toughest qbanks and a really good complement source for the KAPLAN books.
Best of luck for both of you guys
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Okay..Kaplan books are a great source for the exam...and normally doing UW with it makes it a wonderfull combination for the exam..but in your case you are looking for an improvement on the UW and to do this try reading MED study along with it..i know its a big review material but i'm sure by the end of it you'll boost up your UW score and hence your exam score..but even if you didn't do so and by just reading the KLN and doing aking UW as a review source not as an assessment material, You'll have a good source of information for the exam..
Dont worry cause you are getting 65% you will improve with time and as i know many people who got their 99s were scoring some where between 60-75% on UW it is one of the toughest qbanks and a really good complement source for the KAPLAN books.
Best of luck for both of you guys
I am getting mostly 65% too. Total average at 64%, probably bec of a few dips on a few blocks.
This is frustrating me as well. I know everyone says just do UW and you'll be set...but I can't help but be impacted by no improvement on the tests.

Does anyone recommend Secrets? Would that help?
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I dont like any sources for step 2..step 1 was so much more satisfying, uworld n first aid complimented each other yet i find so many differences in kaplan and uworld for step 2..when are u giving ur step 2 btw?
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