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Comsae C a good predictor?

Discussion in 'Step II' started by IDBasco, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. IDBasco

    IDBasco Atypical agent
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    So it seems a bunch of people got their comlex 2 scores yesterday. I am taking it Monday and just took comsae C. I did pretty well and just wonder if it has much of a predictive value. One of my friends got a real score significantly lower than predicted, so now I'm not sure what to think of my result.
     
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  3. Slevin

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    I took COMSAE C and got about 90 points higher than the score predicated by the COMSAE
     
  4. IDBasco

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    So how long before you took the real thing did you do the comsae? I suppose that may have a big effect on how reliable it is too.
     
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    About a month.
     
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    I took C a week or so before my test and got ~565-ish. I thought the real test was MUCH easier than C, so I'm hoping to beat the 565. If I don't break 600, I'll be pretty peeved actually...

    The NBOME does post some stats about how good the COMSAE tests are as predictors, it's on their website somewhere...
     
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    All I found was for comlex 1. I would be surprised if the real thing seemed easy. Everyone I talked to said that it was horrible. I thought comsae C wasn't too bad, but didn't break 600 so who knows how the real thing will turn out. I just hope I don't lose a bunch like some people I have heard of/know of.

    Alright- back to the last minute cram.
     
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    I said easiER. As in, easier than COMSAE C. It was still rough and random. Step 2 Secrets + Kaplan FTW + Q-banks FTW.
     
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    COMSAE c was the closest predictor for me:

    COMSAE C: 445
    COMLEX 2CE: 500
     

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