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got my score today
m happpy :) yaayHappy-2

regarding my prep
prep time 5 mnths
sources..kaplan e videos,mtb2 whole n mtb3 fr minors
n ofcourse uw
uw..first time 82 percent
2nd time 93 percent
nbme 2 253 (1 mnth before exam)
uwsa 265/800 (10 days before exam)
nbme 4 286 ( 3 days before exam)
fred 150.. 96 %

exam day
exam was doable..i found it easier than step 1
qs length was fine just like uw..i had time to review qs
im was major..
biostats was easy
ethics was tricky
drug ads were very easy
abstract qs were crazy..bt its ok they were few

after exam i was not sure hw i did...i marked 10 to 12 qs in each block...i was confused btwn two options in those qs..bt still they were doable

my suggestions..
UW..do it twice..atleast
mtb might not b a very good book..bt it is good for exam..many qs in real exam had same concepts

goodluck to all
any qs.. u r welcome
 

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Congrats on beastly score! Btw, u dun use other books apart from mtb? When u start uworld? Mixed? After first reading? Along first reading? How? Topicwise? Hw many hours/ques per day for uworld?
 

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Congrats on beastly score! Btw, u dun use other books apart from mtb? When u start uworld? Mixed? After first reading? Along first reading? How? Topicwise? Hw many hours/ques per day for uworld?
thnku:)
first i read kaplan along with videos
then i started mtb with uw
i did uw subject wise timed mode
i used to do 60-70 qs /day n read corresponding chaps frm mtb
i did mtb 2 n 3 simultaneously fr minors
fr im i just did mtb2
 

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congrats, your score is terrifying :) :)
what was your step1 score?
 

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Congrats dude !!!
good job
did you do all the kaplan videos?
i have to take the exam in 3 months
i have started with kaplan videos and books but i was just
wondering if there are any subjects that i could skip
 

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Great job!

That a great score. I know the 2 digit score doesn't count but a 271 became a 89! I guess getting a 95 would be like 280+.
I got an 257 on my step 1 and got an 88 2 digit score, so seems like its converted roughly the same way for both exams. :eek:
 
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Congrats dude !!!
good job
did you do all the kaplan videos?
i have to take the exam in 3 months
i have started with kaplan videos and books but i was just
wondering if there are any subjects that i could skip
no i did skip some videos..i dun think they r very necessary..bt i didnt had a heart to skip them all
i think im n ob gyn vdos r worth watching
 

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That a great score. I know the 2 digit score doesn't count but a 271 became a 89! I guess getting a 95 would be like 280+.
I got an 257 on my step 1 and got an 88 2 digit score, so seems like its converted roughly the same way for both exams. :eek:
yeah..u r ryt..frm april they wl stop reporting two digits..so dun worry..they dont matter
 

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congratulation Happy-2 when did you start UW and mtb
i started mtb n uw after completing first read of kaplan..last week of nov i guess
 

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Alhamdollelah. Congrats man! In retrospect, Did you find Kaplan lecture notes were useful? Or just start from MTBs and no need to lecture notes?
I am studying for step 1 now and have background in kaplan lecture notes medicine and OBGYN since I read them in my final year.

The last question, did you do 2nd UW all again or just questions you had false in the first round? How many weeks for each?

NBME 4: 286!!!!! This is amazing
 

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Alhamdollelah. Congrats man! In retrospect, Did you find Kaplan lecture notes were useful? Or just start from MTBs and no need to lecture notes?
I am studying for step 1 now and have background in kaplan lecture notes medicine and OBGYN since I read them in my final year.

The last question, did you do 2nd UW all again or just questions you had false in the first round? How many weeks for each?

NBME 4: 286!!!!! This is amazing
i really cant say if one can skip kaplan..:notsure:
uw..after finishing first round i took new subscription n did it whole
first round took 50 days ..n secnd about 25 days

n thnku i was also astonished to see that score in nbme 4:p
 

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congrats bro!

congrats crushing the CK! i would like to ask you is it worth reading kaplan notes several times or just once to stick to MTB 2 and 3 + UW all the way? eagerly waiting for your reply! thanks.
 

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UWorld

When you took 50 days for the uworld firt round and 25 days for the second, how many hours a day were you studying? Thanks in advance.
 

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mashallah your NBME4 score is a killer , also your final score
you truly aced it ,,, really inspiring
 
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