Mad Jack

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7+ Year Member
Jul 27, 2013
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Haha I literally quoted your post, that states that there is “data” that shows that OMM can make a significant difference... i.e. make the difference between passing or failing or help you raise your score a significant amount(50-100 points) from my experience and others on this thread that’s absolutely not the case. Not knowing the actual omm taught in Med school will not impact your score much. The only magical thinking here is you arguing with a bunch of third years as a first year about a board exam that you haven’t even taken...
I didn't know almost anything about OMM and skimmed Savarese and COMBANK the day before the exam. None of it helped, the OMM on the exam was nonsense we never studied in class and wasn't in the study materials. Still did very, very well
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Passing it just isn't all that impressive though. I guess they could use it as a screen but if I were a PD I'd much rather use a higher COMLEX to screen than a simple Step 1 pass
I woudn't. But it's moot, because COMLEX Level 1 is P/F too.
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USMLE is pass fail starting next year. So taking it this summer it will be scored. COMLEX is pass fail starting in 2022

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