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I need advice

Discussion in 'Step I' started by GOGETA, Mar 7, 2007.

  1. GOGETA

    GOGETA SuperSaiyan
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    So doing the nice UW and getting depress about my cum % 44, and my last 6 blocks I had 49% aver. I took the courage to take a NBME to see really where Im standing and guess what?

    My NBME 4 was a 330 = 172
    +pity+

    I know is a failing grade but in one way I only need 28 more for the 200.


    my test is in 2 months.

    I feel really bad:(

    comments, suggestions are welcome
     
  2. Buckeye(OH)

    Buckeye(OH) 5K+ Member
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    My test is in two months and I havent started studying yet??

    I think you still have plenty of time. Chill.
     
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    You still have a LOT of time to study and improve your score. I got a 165 corrrelated score on the CBSSE test (NBME offered by my school) at the end of first year and I was up to a 258 on NBME 3 at the end of studying. Have you truly started hardcore studying or are you just doing questions when you have spare time? Relax, and focus on studying- your score will improve, trust me....
     
  4. guitarguy09

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    yeah... i can understand how everyone is going to start freaking out about boards, but just remind yourself that you have 2 more months (some people only study for like 3 weeks total). Have confidence, you can do it. :thumbup:

    (now if only i could listen to my own advice...:laugh:)
     
  5. Medikit

    Medikit Plastic Bag Middle Class
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    2 months is amazing, I only get 6 weeks and I have 4 weeks left :eek:

    I don't think you should be doing so much UW this early- go back and study yourself up on your deficient areas and take another NBME in a month.
     
  6. lord_jeebus

    lord_jeebus 和魂洋才
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    Agreed, too much emphasis on questions too early.

    If you want to boost your scores efficiently you need to brush up on the basics. Read, read, read.
     
  7. SeventhSon

    SeventhSon SIMMER DOWN
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    wtf you took a board test after first year? that's like taking a practice MCAT after finishing high school :idea:
     
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  8. mountainman123

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    Yeah tell me about it. We took it the first time after first year and again at the end of our blocks immediately before studying for boards. Needless to say the class average improved. I guess it was to make us study over our summer...
     
  9. SeventhSon

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    that being said, seeing the format of the questions asked does help guide your studying.
     
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