freaking out about COMLEx..

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  1. lunallena

    lunallena Senior Member

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    Hey all:
    i have my comlex scheduled for next wednesday. I am really freaking out, was even thinking of postponing the test.
    I did the entire COMLEX kaplan qbank, ended up with a 69 average. did the practice booklet from the NBOME (the $9 one) and got 71% correct, and 515 on the COMSAE. however, i felt like i was guessing a lot, especially on the NBOME practice items and COMSAE. this week i'm trying to re read first aid and high yield neuro topics as well as OMT and pharm but i feel like i'm not retaining much info....

    i was shooting for at least a 500 on the real test.........i wonder if i should postpone

    best of luck to those of you taking the exam soon. Hopefully this nightmare will be over soon.
     
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  3. cyclohexanol

    cyclohexanol No, no. Doggie afuera.
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    Just take it. You'll feel like you're guessing a lot on the real one too, but no amount of extra studying will fix that, it just seems to be designed that way. Hammer out as much neuro, and pharm (psych drugs) as you can between now and next tuesday (try to relax on tuesday, get a good night's sleep) and take the test. You'll be happy its over.

     
  4. lunallena

    lunallena Senior Member

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    thank you for your response :)
     
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    docluver New Member

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    Just knock the test out. I'm sure you'll do fine and likely surpass that 515 on the real deal. Pushing back the COMLEX doesn't make since if you did prepare because some of the questions are a little random and you likely would not have studied those things you are unsure about even with an extra month of studying. Good luck and be confident in yourself.
     
  6. hopefulfuturedo

    hopefulfuturedo hopefuldoc

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    At what point in your studying did you take the comsae?


     
  7. lunallena

    lunallena Senior Member

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    took the comsae 2 wks ago and the booklet last week. THanks!
     
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    MikeyLu2010 UT Longhorns Alumni

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    youll be fine luna!!!

    i wouldnt postpone

    500 is a walk in the park for you!
     
  9. hopefulfuturedo

    hopefulfuturedo hopefuldoc

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    you're ready. Go take it and get it done with.


     
  10. samnite

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    best of luck to you luna

    NSUCOM representin' in this thread :laugh:
     
  11. lunallena

    lunallena Senior Member

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    U guys are awesome, best of luck to you all!

    I think i'm ready to get this nightmare out of my way. I'm taking it!
     
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    you will be fine. as most people have said already in this thread, there will always be some stuff on there that you would have *never* studied even if you had an extra 2 months. Sounds like you have a good amount of solid studying, and you'll be fine :luck:
     

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