Correlation Uworld% to USMLE Score

Discussion in 'Step I' started by TheSeanieB, Jul 7, 2013.

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UWorld% -> Acual USMLE

Poll closed Oct 15, 2013.
  1. Uworld%<50->USMLE Score <188

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  2. Uworld%<50->USMLE Score 188-200

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  3. Uworld%<50->USMLE Score 201-210

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Uworld%<50->USMLE Score 211-220

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Uworld%<50->USMLE Score 221-230

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Uworld%<50->USMLE Score 231-240

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Uworld%<50->USMLE Score 241-250

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Uworld%<50->USMLE Score 251-260

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  9. Uworld%<50->USMLE Score 261+

    4 vote(s)
    5.3%
  10. Uworld%50-55->USMLE Score <188

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. Uworld%50-55->USMLE Score 188-200

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. Uworld%50-55->USMLE Score 201-210

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  13. Uworld%50-55->USMLE Score 211-220

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  14. Uworld%50-55->USMLE Score 221-230

    2 vote(s)
    2.7%
  15. Uworld%50-55->USMLE Score 231-240

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  16. Uworld%50-55->USMLE Score 241-250

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  17. Uworld%50-55->USMLE Score 251-260

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  18. Uworld%50-55->USMLE Score 261+

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  19. Uworld%56-60->USMLE Score <188

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  20. Uworld%56-60->USMLE Score 188-200

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  21. Uworld%56-60->USMLE Score 201-210

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  22. Uworld%56-60->USMLE Score 211-220

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  23. Uworld%56-60->USMLE Score 221-230

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  24. Uworld%56-60->USMLE Score 231-240

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  25. Uworld%56-60->USMLE Score 241-250

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  26. Uworld%56-60->USMLE Score 251-260

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  27. Uworld%56-60->USMLE Score 261+

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  28. Uworld%60-65->USMLE Score <188

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  29. Uworld%60-65->USMLE Score 188-200

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  30. Uworld%60-65->USMLE Score 201-210

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  31. Uworld%60-65->USMLE Score 211-220

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  32. Uworld%60-65->USMLE Score 221-230

    3 vote(s)
    4.0%
  33. Uworld%60-65->USMLE Score 231-240

    6 vote(s)
    8.0%
  34. Uworld%60-65->USMLE Score 241-250

    2 vote(s)
    2.7%
  35. Uworld%60-65->USMLE Score 251-260

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  36. Uworld%60-65->USMLE Score 261+

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  37. Uworld%65-70->USMLE Score <188

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  38. Uworld%65-70->USMLE Score 188-200

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  39. Uworld%65-70->USMLE Score 201-210

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  40. Uworld%65-70->USMLE Score 211-220

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  41. Uworld%65-70->USMLE Score 221-230

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  42. Uworld%65-70->USMLE Score 231-240

    7 vote(s)
    9.3%
  43. Uworld%65-70->USMLE Score 241-250

    9 vote(s)
    12.0%
  44. Uworld%65-70->USMLE Score 251-260

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  45. Uworld%65-70->USMLE Score 261+

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  46. Uworld%70-75->USMLE Score <188

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  47. Uworld%70-75->USMLE Score 188-200

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  48. Uworld%70-75->USMLE Score 201-210

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  49. Uworld%70-75->USMLE Score 211-220

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  50. Uworld%70-75->USMLE Score 221-230

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  51. Uworld%70-75->USMLE Score 231-240

    2 vote(s)
    2.7%
  52. Uworld%70-75->USMLE Score 241-250

    8 vote(s)
    10.7%
  53. Uworld%70-75->USMLE Score 251-260

    5 vote(s)
    6.7%
  54. Uworld%70-75->USMLE Score 261+

    2 vote(s)
    2.7%
  55. Uworld%75-80->USMLE Score <188

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  56. Uworld%75-80->USMLE Score 188-200

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  57. Uworld%75-80->USMLE Score 201-210

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  58. Uworld%75-80->USMLE Score 211-220

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  59. Uworld%75-80->USMLE Score 221-230

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  60. Uworld%75-80->USMLE Score 231-240

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  61. Uworld%75-80->USMLE Score 241-250

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  62. Uworld%75-80->USMLE Score 251-260

    3 vote(s)
    4.0%
  63. Uworld%75-80->USMLE Score 261+

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  64. Uworld%80-85->USMLE Score <188

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  65. Uworld%80-85->USMLE Score 188-200

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  66. Uworld%80-85->USMLE Score 201-210

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  67. Uworld%80-85->USMLE Score 211-220

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  68. Uworld%80-85->USMLE Score 221-230

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  69. Uworld%80-85->USMLE Score 231-240

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  70. Uworld%80-85->USMLE Score 241-250

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  71. Uworld%80-85->USMLE Score 251-260

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  72. Uworld%80-85->USMLE Score 261+

    4 vote(s)
    5.3%
  73. Uworld%85-90->USMLE Score <188

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  74. Uworld%85-90->USMLE Score 188-200

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  75. Uworld%85-90->USMLE Score 201-210

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  76. Uworld%85-90->USMLE Score 211-220

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  77. Uworld%85-90->USMLE Score 221-230

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  78. Uworld%85-90->USMLE Score 231-240

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  79. Uworld%85-90->USMLE Score 241-250

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  80. Uworld%85-90->USMLE Score 251-260

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  81. Uworld%85-90->USMLE Score 261+

    2 vote(s)
    2.7%
  82. Uworld%90+->USMLE Score <188

    2 vote(s)
    2.7%
  83. Uworld%90+->USMLE Score 188-200

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  84. Uworld%90+->USMLE Score 201-210

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  85. Uworld%90+->USMLE Score 211-220

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  86. Uworld%90+->USMLE Score 221-230

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  87. Uworld%90+->USMLE Score 231-240

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  88. Uworld%90+->USMLE Score 241-250

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  89. Uworld%90+->USMLE Score 251-260

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  90. Uworld%90+->USMLE Score 261+

    3 vote(s)
    4.0%
  1. TheSeanieB

    TheSeanieB 2+ Year Member

    263
    0
    Dec 17, 2010
    Approximately percentage correct in UWorld before taking the USMLE and then actual USMLE score.
     
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  3. hardee17

    hardee17

    97
    0
    May 2, 2013
    Didn't know you could even have that many options, lol

    Op your threads are the best
     
  4. kedrin

    kedrin 5+ Year Member

    318
    6
    Jan 24, 2008
    This is probably one of the weakest correlations you can attempt to make
     
  5. Brain Bucket

    Brain Bucket Oh man, I forgot to bring the marshmallows. 2+ Year Member

    1,710
    1,046
    May 7, 2013
    Two steps from Hell
    I'm more interested in a poll correlating time spent on SDN and Step score. :smuggrin:
     
  6. CDI

    CDI Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    1,999
    54
    Dec 15, 2006
    US
    I see the trolls have done their part. :laugh:

    < 50% in UW and 260+

    That wasn't even worth putting up.
     
  7. g8orlife

    g8orlife chomp 7+ Year Member

    892
    26
    Sep 15, 2009
    A quagmire
    True That.

    Double True.
     
  8. g8orlife

    g8orlife chomp 7+ Year Member

    892
    26
    Sep 15, 2009
    A quagmire
    YESSSS!:thumbup:
     
  9. g8orlife

    g8orlife chomp 7+ Year Member

    892
    26
    Sep 15, 2009
    A quagmire
    Also, For This To Work Out, The SDN Names @least ShouldBe Displayed.
    That Way Can Double CheckThat It MatcheS With The Scores in "the Step1 Scores & Experiences Thread"
     
  10. TheSeanieB

    TheSeanieB 2+ Year Member

    263
    0
    Dec 17, 2010
    I made it anonymous so that users can participate without showing their score. It is pretty obvious which should be disregarded.
     
  11. g8orlife

    g8orlife chomp 7+ Year Member

    892
    26
    Sep 15, 2009
    A quagmire
    Not that obvious, b/c then CDI's example occurs (amongst many others, like >90% UW and <188). Then the poll loses credibility.

    I think there are plenty of people who post their scores on the "scores & experiences thread" to make this poll worth it only with their credible data.
    Heck, you could probably gather all this data yourself by going thru the "scores & experiences" threads for the last few years. That would be more credible AND you could also compare any trends seasonally and/or annually.
     
  12. TheSeanieB

    TheSeanieB 2+ Year Member

    263
    0
    Dec 17, 2010
    Maybe. But I would remove that entry before doing any sort of analysis.
     
  13. TheSeanieB

    TheSeanieB 2+ Year Member

    263
    0
    Dec 17, 2010
    FWIW, did a quick and dirty linear regression on the 16 legit votes (61% corelation). According to it, a 59% on UWorld approximates getting a actual score of 225 and a 71% on UWorld equates to a 240. If more people legitimately report their stats, I'll put together some better information.
     
  14. MLT2MT2DO

    MLT2MT2DO 7+ Year Member

    2,593
    363
    Jan 21, 2008
    Not sure how you're determining which are "legit". Additionally if you don't think such scores are legit, why put them as an option on the poll?
     
  15. TheSeanieB

    TheSeanieB 2+ Year Member

    263
    0
    Dec 17, 2010
    Thanks for the participation. The previous stats were calculated when there were only 24 responses.
     
  16. anbuitachi

    anbuitachi ASA Member 7+ Year Member

    2,083
    272
    Oct 26, 2008
    Utah
    I think its better to do like last 15 tests or something.. Some ppl start in the 30s and end in 60+ but their overall
    mean will be low..
     
  17. TheSeanieB

    TheSeanieB 2+ Year Member

    263
    0
    Dec 17, 2010
    Yes, I agree. The UWorld% should be an approximation of where you are on test day with UWorld rather than your cumulative performance on the entire database.
     
  18. TheSeanieB

    TheSeanieB 2+ Year Member

    263
    0
    Dec 17, 2010
    With 63 votes, new quick and dirty estimate is 54.6% equates to a 225 on the actual test and 67% equates to a 240. I did not include outliers in this estimate.
     

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