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Help less than 1 week for my exam what can i do?

my exam for step2 ck next week
i did only usmle world 2 times
am not sure if am ready or not
but i have no choice as this is the end of my illegibility period after 3 month extension
what can i do for in this last few days
is the UW enough for me
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Hi,
Have you tried to do NBME or USMLE World Self Assessment Test?
For step 2 CK although those measures are not as accurate as it were for step 1, it can still give you a decent prediction of your score. In my opinion, only NBME/UW Self Assessment Test can tell you whether you are ready or not.
As for your problem with eligibility period, If you are not readi I believe paying for new eligibility period is much cheaper than failing the exam.

That's my 2 cents. Best of luck my friend
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Do an nbme or the Uworld test!!!!

Don't go into the exam blind
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my exam for step2 ck next week
i did only usmle world 2 times
am not sure if am ready or not
but i have no choice as this is the end of my illegibility period after 3 month extension
what can i do for in this last few days
is the UW enough for me

I can relate very well to your current situation and I will give my two cents too. Take NBME form 4 and/or UWSA Test ASAP!!! Depending on that result, then you worry about what to do next. Unless you scored over 80% on UW and can answer random blocks on timed mode and still have a few minutes left per block, well go for it. But the best is to do UWSA Test like today. Your goal is at least 500 on the practice test.

Is best to loose $800 dolllars than to fail and be it against you when you go for the residency!

Last edited by radkur; 03-13-2013 at 03:15 PM. Reason: forgot words
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I can relate very well to your current situation and I will give my two cents too. Take NBME form 4 and/or UWSA Test ASAP!!! Depending on that result, then you worry about what to do next. Unless you scored over 80% on and still have a few minutes left per block, well go for it. But the best is to do UWSA Test like today. Your goal is at least 500 on the practice test.

Is best to loose $800 dolllars than to fail and be it against you when you go for the residency!

thanks for ur replay

i am doing UW random blocks on timed mode usually my score around 34-37/44 but i dont know this is enough or not
also i am more confused about what to do in this last few days i will read selected topics from 1st Aid ( i didnt read it before) or i will just keep practicing in UW
regarding NBME i will do it tomorrow but which 1 is best for me to get my actual assessment 2 or 4
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thanks for ur replay

i am doing UW random blocks on timed mode usually my score around 34-37/44 but i dont know this is enough or not
also i am more confused about what to do in this last few days i will read selected topics from 1st Aid ( i didnt read it before) or i will just keep practicing in UW
regarding NBME i will do it tomorrow but which 1 is best for me to get my actual assessment 2 or 4
Do form 4 or if you can the UW self assessment test. Both on time mode.
Wish you the best! If you score well, just review images and lysosomal diseases and related subjects from step 1.
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thanks for ur replay

i am doing UW random blocks on timed mode usually my score around 34-37/44 but i dont know this is enough or not
also i am more confused about what to do in this last few days i will read selected topics from 1st Aid ( i didnt read it before) or i will just keep practicing in UW
regarding NBME i will do it tomorrow but which 1 is best for me to get my actual assessment 2 or 4
Definitely 4 or Uworld exam like above poster stated cause at least with those you will know what qs u got wrong...i took nbme 2 the other day and they don't offer it with extended feedback, only 4 gives extended feedback so its very annoying going thru what answers you got wrong without seeing the actually questions
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my NBME score is 350
i think ls equal 195
should i cancel my exam
but i couldn't get my Extended feedbac
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my NBME score is 350

should i cancel my exam
You definetly should. What is your overall percent on UW?
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my NBME score is 350
i think ls equal 195
should i cancel my exam
but i couldn't get my Extended feedbac
Too close!!! You can extended to the end of the month if you can get an average or higher score on UWSA. Too risky since it can vary up to 10 points. If you can move your test till the end of the month and do UWSA ASAP! Keep your hopes up, but if you cant change it. Relax one week. Hang out with friends. Good friends that is and start stuyding hard again!!

Like I said I can relate to you and that is when good friends are helpful! I have to manage my time in only two to three hours of stuyding per day and aim for a high score. You can do it!!
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i will not go through the exam this week ,i think i need more preparation thanks for every 1 gave me advice really thanks i was in bad need for this replays . i will get new illegibility period only when i am ready for the exam.thanks again
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