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Once and For All...What is a "Good" Score?

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Hey all. I'm asking for both COMLEX I and USMLE I.

I know COMLEX I passing is roughly 410, mean is 500 with a SD of about 80. So a "good" score would be 580+, am I right?

USMLE I passing is 182 or so, but what is the mean and SD?

What is considered a "good" score?

ie: 30 MCAT is a "good" score
 

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Originally posted by JPHazelton
Hey all. I'm asking for both COMLEX I and USMLE I.

I know COMLEX I passing is roughly 410, mean is 500 with a SD of about 80. So a "good" score would be 580+, am I right?

USMLE I passing is 182 or so, but what is the mean and SD?

What is considered a "good" score?

ie: 30 MCAT is a "good" score

The USMLE has been averaging around 217. Not sure about the SD.

http://forums.studentdoctor.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=100036

A good score is above this mark. A strong score is one SD above (~235+). An outstanding score is above 250.
 
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