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Old 01-17-2016
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I was wondering if you guys could please give your ranking of which NBMES/UWSA were more predictive of the step 2 ck score? Feel free to also add which forms are hard, which ones under predict, which ones over predict. Thanks
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NBME 4,6 and 7 were all equally predictive for me.

NBME 7 is generally considered harder, and I agree with them. You'll get a lower percentage in NBME 7, but the results will be fair because it's adjusted for normal distribution (assuming you take the online version. If you take the offline version, just expect a lower percentage).

NBMEs and UWSA are less predictive for CK, compared to Step 1. This is unfortunate. It's very hard to estimate your CK score. Some people get 240 on NBMEs and wind up with eg 220 on the real exam. While others get 240 on NBMEs and wind up with eg 250! It's unfortunately impossible to feel safe in your score, in my opinion.
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hey i took uwsa 8 days ago.. scored 253.. my exam is in 2 days... any idea how close is the real exam to UWSA?? please kindly let me know...i am super nervous and lost!!
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253 is a great score! BE CONFIDENT. UWSA and NBME are not as predictive as Step 1, unfortunately, but there is still some correlation. If I were you, I'd expect 230-260. Congrats in advance!
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