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Old 06-09-2012
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I've been studying for about 4.5 months now and I'm done with Kaplan QBank and UW and NBME form 2 (210) and UWSA (220) all once. My total score is averaging around 210. Now that i've exhausted my resources, I'd appreciate if someone could let me know as to how to grow beyond this dead lock. I've been stuck with this score for the past 2 weeks and my exam is in two weeks. I feel like i'm not able to go beyond this. Any tips/suggestions/advice will be most appreciated.

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I would suggest revising through MTB or whichever book you are comfortable with and then retake NBME... It'll also help you to go through your old mistakes and read the explanations if u haven't done that.Don't loose hope!
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try doing a crash course in DIT (use MTB instead of step up)
do the videos in 7 days instead of 15.
can skip the PSY ones.

will bump up the score
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Revise, revise, revise >>>>>>>>>NBME>>>>>> if good enough score >>>>>appear for the test.
If not good enough for your desired score (i.e. +/_ 20)>>>>>>postpone (live to fight another day).
At the end of the day all you need is confidence. If not confident then don't go for the test.

DO NOT start anything new, that will be a recipe for disaster.
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