NBME Score correlation?

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Mar 9, 2010
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Hey all,
I'm a third year and our school makes us take shelf exams, however I don't really know how they correlate with step ii. I felt like the nbme shelf exams for the basic clinical courses (physio, neuroscience, anatomy, cell and molecular, etc.) didn't correlate well with step i at all.

This year I've been averaging around an 80 on these exams which is good, but not great. I want to make up for a mediocre step i score, but i don't know what would correlate with these scores as a baseline.

I'd appreciate any insight.

(I'm sure this question is asked in various forms a lot, so if you'd rather not reply I understand.)

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