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trex92499

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Has anyone had to get a score recheck?

I'm asking because I got just got my score and it just doesn't seem right, especially the score breakdown by sections. I've asked a few friends what they thought and every single person has said that my score and the respective breakdown seems really off.

I am in the top 10 in my class and spent an enormous amount of time studying for this and came out with a 213/87. My major in college was biochemistry and I can honestly state that I knew with 100% certainty every biochem question on the test, but the breakdown states that I am borderline in biochem and genetics, which is another area of strength.

So I'm wondering if anyone else has gone through this, to know how the process works.
 

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what were you scoring on qbank in the weeks prior to the exam? there seems to be some correlation.
 

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i feel kind of the same way. i did tons of work, i am very close to the top of my class, all indications at least pointed to a score near the mean...and then, 192/78! and the score breakdown only had a couple of topics that seemed like they would give me that score, biochem and pharm. and i really don't remember that many questions from those topics. i did well in path, renal, respiratory and endocrine, and i thought those were tested very heavily. lots of others were just decent, but still look like they should at least have me a bit higher than i was. was my test really that heavy in pharm and biochem????

i think that i prob am just selectively remembering the topics i did well on, as i am upset with my score. but, shoot, 55 bucks for a recheck. if i could buy a couple of points, i would happily spend the money. i know, it is extremely unlikely to actually change my score, but i don't think i have a whole lot to lose.

any advice out there?? thanks...
 

Jim Picotte

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I've yet to hear of anyone who paid for a recheck have their score change by more than a few points. Remember it can go down as well and you can't say "nevermind I'll keep the first score" if the recheck shows a lower score. Its not going to change, just move on and do better on the next one.
 

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I agree with Jim. Especially if you have a borderline score. Neilc, i m in about the same situation with you. Months of studying, many thousands of questions done, all for a 76-185. And I still can t understand how i did great in muskuloskeletal system(which I hardly had any idea about) and did borderline in pharma, which I knew inside out. Just think that an 80 instead of a 78 won t make any difference, while a 74 instead of a 78....well, it makes ALL the difference in the world. On the other hand Trex, if I were in your position I would dare go for a recheck.
 
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