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Question Easiest and Hardest NBME for CK!

Took UWSA 2 weeks ago and got a 216. Planning on doing an NBME in a few days. Any recommendations on which one? (most predictive, "easiest", "hardest", etc)
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Nbme 3 is kinda tricky.
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Dont do NBME 3, is tricky, makes you want to kill someone and it is not predictive of anything.

The best "prediction" you can have for step 2 is an average of your NBME's + UWSA +- 10 points, that formula worked for me and for several people i know.
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Hey?

How does UWSA work?
Is it similar interface to UW?
Can you pause while doing it and does it give you % after every single block?
And how many questions is in there?
Im thinking to take it while at work, so I might need to pause
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Dont do NBME 3, is tricky, makes you want to kill someone and it is not predictive of anything.

The best "prediction" you can have for step 2 is an average of your NBME's + UWSA +- 10 points, that formula worked for me and for several people i know.
Guess its any NBME other then 3 then
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Hey?

How does UWSA work?
Is it similar interface to UW?
Can you pause while doing it and does it give you % after every single block?
And how many questions is in there?
Im thinking to take it while at work, so I might need to pause
Yeah you can pause and is the same as the typical UW. Percentages of each block are given after you've finished all 4 blocks.

Considering its the best predictor, I would say taking it at work would not be the best idea. Save it for a weekend or something and give it the time and concentration it deserves.
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Heard that NBME 3 is the hardest, so decided to at least do it offline and learn from it...
Holly Molly - just did a first block and got 8 questions incorrect!!!
82% for the first bloock
some of these questions are really piss-poor easy, but some are really hard!
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Heard that NBME 3 is the hardest, so decided to at least do it offline and learn from it...
Holly Molly - just did a first block and got 8 questions incorrect!!!
82% for the first bloock
some of these questions are really piss-poor easy, but some are really hard!
Hey, are you doing the UWSA? how did it go?
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A lot of people say that NBME 4 is the best predictor of your score followed by NBME 2


There is a poll on this site
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