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Hi guys.
Freaking out about exam, feeling I don't know anything.
My NBMES are good but I don't feel I know enough.
NMBE 3 228 (June 1)
UWSA 1 252 (July 20)
NBME 6 231 ( August 17)
NBME 12 240 (September 1)
NBME 7 235 (September 9)

I'm just reading FA and notes from UW and notes from kaplan qbank.
When do you know when you are ready?????, everybody tells me when you feel it, but Why I'm not feeling it.????????

Do you really feel it, or you should go with what NBME says?????
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with this perfomance in nbmes u will sure get 230
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Hey you'll do good! just keep doing FA.
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Thanks. I really hope so.
I'm just nervous and stressed
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Good luck, are you going to do any NBME's again?
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Good Luck!
You will excel it!



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Hi guys.
Freaking out about exam, feeling I don't know anything.
My NBMES are good but I don't feel I know enough.
NMBE 3 228 (June 1)
UWSA 1 252 (July 20)
NBME 6 231 ( August 17)
NBME 12 240 (September 1)
NBME 7 235 (September 9)

I'm just reading FA and notes from UW and notes from kaplan qbank.
When do you know when you are ready?????, everybody tells me when you feel it, but Why I'm not feeling it.????????

Do you really feel it, or you should go with what NBME says?????


pls i want to ask you some questions. when you say you are just reading FA, U world and Kaplan qbank do you mean those are all you prepared with? did you read other review books at one time like kaplan lecture notes or something. i am asking because i dont have KLN yet, plan to get them. my exam is in dec, i have read FA once only and i am doing uworld now. those are the only materials i have.
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your scores are awesome...you should do relaxation exercise ...deep breathing !!.....as your scores in nbme's predict you are definitely gonna get 99..........all the best!!!be confident !
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Thanks. I really hope so.
I'm just nervous and stressed
Dont be! The WORST thing you can do to your self is be stressed and nervous!

Dont be scared interms of the interface or all that, its exactly the same as UW / NBME, so you'll feel at home when giving the exam!

And last minute "I dont know anything feeling" -- PERFECTLY NORMAL!!

As soon as you get 'warmed' up 1/2 way through the first block, you'll be king!
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Dont be! The WORST thing you can do to your self is be stressed and nervous!

Dont be scared interms of the interface or all that, its exactly the same as UW / NBME, so you'll feel at home when giving the exam!

And last minute "I dont know anything feeling" -- PERFECTLY NORMAL!!

As soon as you get 'warmed' up 1/2 way through the first block, you'll be king!
HI people plz help me my exam is in one and half month am not worry about studies but am worried about one of important thing and that is caffeine withdrawal ... as i use tea coffee etc during my med school exams also .. m so addicted that i feel sometime depressed if i dont drink ... what to do ? any suggestion .... and without any such stimulants i feel alseep .... and m having 4 big cups of tea everyday ... i know its wrong but i dont know what to do ? as i m feelin short of time and have to study 12 to 14 hours thats is impossible without any stimulant which wakes u up ... any good suggestions would b appreciated .thanxxx
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HI people plz help me my exam is in one and half month am not worry about studies but am worried about one of important thing and that is caffeine withdrawal ... as i use tea coffee etc during my med school exams also .. m so addicted that i feel sometime depressed if i dont drink ... what to do ? any suggestion .... and without any such stimulants i feel alseep .... and m having 4 big cups of tea everyday ... i know its wrong but i dont know what to do ? as i m feelin short of time and have to study 12 to 14 hours thats is impossible without any stimulant which wakes u up ... any good suggestions would b appreciated .thanxxx
Dude, coffee = best invention on earth.

Its alright if you drink it, I had 12 cans of red bull on my exam day (80 mg of Caffeine in each can x 12 = 960 mg, lol.. almost 1 gram of caffeine), that's the only way I kept my nerves in check!

Dont worry about the exam day, dont go on a ''detox'' where you dont have any tea / coffee etc! Treat exam as a normal day where you wake up have your coffee etc.
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Dude, coffee = best invention on earth.

Its alright if you drink it, I had 12 cans of red bull on my exam day (80 mg of Caffeine in each can x 12 = 960 mg, lol.. almost 1 gram of caffeine), that's the only way I kept my nerves in check!

Dont worry about the exam day, dont go on a ''detox'' where you dont have any tea / coffee etc! Treat exam as a normal day where you wake up have your coffee etc.
yeah u are right so i keep using these stimulants till my exam? and yeah u are right i will take redbull when i go to promectric ... i was scared coz i was feelin that i became addict and dependent ... THANK GOD its normal and i have no fear of exam at all i just want to give my full effort in these last days ... :sorry:
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yeah u are right so i keep using these stimulants till my exam? and yeah u are right i will take redbull when i go to promectric ... i was scared coz i was feelin that i became addict and dependent ... THANK GOD its normal and i have no fear of exam at all i just want to give my full effort in these last days ... :sorry:
"redbull gives you wings" so you can give your full effort!
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"redbull gives you wings" so you can give your full effort!
yeah u are right ... and tea also is better option during ur prep days and redbull is must during exam and one last thing tell me did u find real exam easier than u.w? and for medical ethics did u studied conrad cases ? coz m getting average of 70 to 75 on u.w ...i know its low score ....
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yeah u are right ... and tea also is better option during ur prep days and redbull is must during exam and one last thing tell me did u find real exam easier than u.w? and for medical ethics did u studied conrad cases ? coz m getting average of 70 to 75 on u.w ...i know its low score ....
Real exam was much much easier than UW, and 70 - 75 % on UW Is Amazing!

My cumulative was 60%, you'll do well!
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Real exam was much much easier than UW, and 70 - 75 % on UW Is Amazing!

My cumulative was 60%, you'll do well!
THANX alottt and m focusing mainly on kaplan notes will do first aid only 2 time have done first read of f.a also ... did u find first aid more useful than kaplan notes? thanxxxxxxxxxxxx alottttttttttttt for helping me out i was lost in depression coz of caffeine withdrawal and was feelin extreme somnolence
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THANX alottt and m focusing mainly on kaplan notes will do first aid only 2 time have done first read of f.a also ... did u find first aid more useful than kaplan notes? thanxxxxxxxxxxxx alottttttttttttt for helping me out i was lost in depression coz of caffeine withdrawal and was feelin extreme somnolence
Stick to FA, Kaplan is too deep for last few weeks of studying.

FA provides the most salient points that are important to recall during questions.
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FA provides the most salient points that are important to recall during questions.
yeah will use first aid again after second read of kaplan notes .. and will do u.w notez with first aid ... first aid will not take too much timeee coz i have already done the hardest part and that is the first read ....
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pls i want to ask you some questions. when you say you are just reading FA, U world and Kaplan qbank do you mean those are all you prepared with? did you read other review books at one time like kaplan lecture notes or something. i am asking because i dont have KLN yet, plan to get them. my exam is in dec, i have read FA once only and i am doing uworld now. those are the only materials i have.
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Yes I did kaplan lecture notes and videos at beggining of my prep.
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Dont be! The WORST thing you can do to your self is be stressed and nervous!

Dont be scared interms of the interface or all that, its exactly the same as UW / NBME, so you'll feel at home when giving the exam!

And last minute "I dont know anything feeling" -- PERFECTLY NORMAL!!

As soon as you get 'warmed' up 1/2 way through the first block, you'll be king!

OMG. Thank you so much. I really need that confidence. So is good to know I'm Normal.
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