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Old 03-12-2014
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Default Advise needed NBME isnt getting better.

Advise needed!

My exam is in 2 weeks from now, unlike my step 1 exam which I guess I was more prepared this one freaks me out.
I scored on step 1 - 257
there is no way im going to allow my self to score less than that on the step 2.

I did nbme 6 today got 540/246 , 2 weeks ago nbme 4 got 530/244
doing UW assessment test in a week. im almost done with UW my first unused random average is 74%.

I have done MTB2+3 twice and going to do another run before the exam

I was expecting a bigger improvement on the NBME scores but non was seen as you can see, interestingly although I had 22 mistakes on NBME 6 and 27 on nbme 4 but as you can see the score is almost the same.

anyhow Should I postpone my exam?
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Old 03-13-2014
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Exam is no way near to the assesments.i would say just revise your weak areas and go for it.but scoring curve is friendly because it is a tough exam.a lot of step 1 stuff is being asked now.nbme are +10/-10.they are not accurate as nbme step1.uwsa overestimate 10 points.but not all the time.the difference depends on the exam day
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Old 03-18-2014
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Default hello

can someone please help me regarding nbme? which one to take? i heard 4 is the best predictor so i am saving it for the final go.
should i take 2 or 6? and should it be standard paced or self timed paced (sorry but is the first time i am taking nbme online) planning to take it tomorrow.
please some guidance here... i dont wanna get anything wrong this time.
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