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Default Breaking 260

Hi all,

My exam's in 4 weeks. Been studying for past 2 months. Got 235 on NMBE 11 (at the beginning), 251 on NBME 12 (1 month ago), and 258 on NBME 13 (today). Finished 1st pass of UW and FA, went really slowly. UW average was an 82%. Hope to break 260 but feeling unsure.

Weakest sections are Behavioral science (by far), Psych, Anatomy, and Biochem. My UW averages for those blocks were in the 70's.

For those who broke 260, do you have any advice? Especially regarding behavioral science sections? I feel like I'm plateauing since 1 month of studying only brought me up 7 points. I have access to USMLERx, and I was thinking of doing some questions in the sections I'm weak in. Would it be worth seeing new questions in an inferior Qbank? Or should I spend more time on a second UW pass?

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