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Doing USMLE world 2nd time, predictive value?

Discussion in 'Step II' started by watermen, May 6, 2007.

  1. watermen

    watermen Member 5+ Year Member

    Mar 1, 2005
    I am using USMLE world to study for my shelf as well. So, when I do a particular subject a second time...I am in the 90+ range to near 100....what is the predictive value of it in real shelf and CK?
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  3. lord_jeebus

    lord_jeebus 和魂洋才 Moderator Physician 10+ Year Member

    Jul 12, 2003
    I don't see how repeating questions you have already been exposed to can have any predictive value...
  4. manning18

    manning18 Guest 10+ Year Member

    Nov 28, 2004
    I wouldn't place much emphasis on these scores the 2nd time around. It's good that you're nailing most of them, so just try to get the key points down in your mind and use the information provided in the explanations to help you on your shelf exams and Step 2 CK.

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