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    Am I the Only One Who Legit Doesn't Know How Rotations Work?

    Like, I get the gist of it (work, study, test, repeat), but have 0.0 details from our school. For example, how much do you guys study per week? Do you use school recommended resources or outside resources? Do you do practice NBMEs before every shelf (even short selective rotations) or just the...
  3. shinsoochoo

    Optimal Second Question Bank for OB Shelf?

    For those who did well on OB, what secondary question bank would you recommend? I hadn't heard great things about UWISE for the shelf exam, and I hadn't heard much about AMBOSS for OBGYN. Case Files is another option as well. I will definitely do incorrects and run through UWORLD again if I have...
  4. Asclepius293

    Failed Fam Med Shelf- Matching

    Hey everyone, Last week, my dad’s bowel perforated and he was septic the night before my fam med shelf. I was kind of out of it and took it anyways which in retrospect was very dumb. It felt like a total blur taking it. I ended up failing by a few points. Clinically, I did really well and our...
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    NMBE Physiology Advice ????

    I was wondering if anyone can offer some advice for Physiology NBME shelf. I heard from multiple people that the exam is a brutal guessing game. What is the best source of questions to practice from that is similar to the shelf exam? Should I focus more on diagrams? Would you guys recommend...
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    How common is it to score >90th percentile on all shelf exams?

    Do most people who score >90th percentile do it consistently across shelf exams? Curious because somebody recommended I put this as one of my 3 "notable characteristics" in ERAS...lol. I would prefer to save that space for something unique, but it got me wondering if it's actually worth...
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    LECOM rotations

    I heard that in LECOM 3rd year - one has to take the rotation, and then shelf exam and then also an internal exam worth 20% of marks. Has anyone heard that? Is that a good practice? Has the rotation issue been all sorted out at LECOM - Erie? Seems form other posts that there used to be an issue...
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    OBGYN Rotation and Shelf - advice.

    Anyone have tips/suggestions on how to do well on Ob/Gyn rotation? Any essential resources for the shelf? Anyone have useful tips for how to be helpful on L&D/in clinic/GynOnc service? I also don't know what roles midwives have on the team... can anyone explain to me what the difference between...
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    AMBOSS for Shelf Exams & MS3?

    So AMBOSS gave a presentation to our med school today, and from what I gathered, it's designed to be a comprehensive, single resource for MS3, including a Qbank and Library. They are based in Germany and used as the primary resource for students and physicians across Europe. There's a lot of...
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    Pediatric Shelf, ran out of time, possible to pass?

    I just took the pediatric Shelf, I felt like I was doing okay, but ran out of time. I made it to question 95. I won't get my score till Monday and am anxious. There were 110 questions total, is there any likelihood of passing (meaning >5th percentile)? Also, I was not able to even put random...
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    Getting slayed by shelf exams. Please help!

    Hi everyone, I really, REALLY need advice on how to study for these. I'm inn the middle of third year and I am being slayed by shelf exams. In order of most recent to oldest: Internal Medicine - 69 Used MKSAP and UWorld - All questions Neuro - 68 Used Lange Clinical...
  14. Sublimazing

    OB/GYN Shelf Questions

    Hey guys, got my OBGYN shelf tomorrow. Had some questions if you don't mind. 1.) Do abnormal PAP result (ASCUS/LSIL...) treatment guidelines/algorithms come up as questions? Like: "24yo with LSIL, what is next best step...Colpo vs CKC/LEEP vs repeat testing? I ask because these guidelines...
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