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Step 3 and USMLE world

Discussion in 'Step III' started by ewps13, May 15, 2007.

  1. ewps13

    ewps13 New Member 7+ Year Member

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    For anyone that has passed Step 3 and also did the USMLEWorld Q-bank, how did you score on each?

    I have not practiced medicine for about a year, and I have some definite rust. Wondering if I should postpone my test, or just take it knowing I am not doing the greatest on these questions. All I want to do is pass.

    Thanks.
     
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  3. Winged Scapula

    Winged Scapula Cougariffic! Staff Member Administrator Physician Faculty Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 15+ Year Member

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    Moving to the USMLE Forum...
     
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    andwhat Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    49-55% is generally the passing score minimum from UW, and above that is more. NBME gives you the best predictor of your performance, I think that above 400 or so is passing, I know of someone with mid 300s who passed with a good score.
    UW is tough though man, you will see, your scores will be ok at first, and then slowly falter, step 3 is a rough and tumble experience, but in the end when you get it you will see that you are clinically proficient, I think that the test is definitely more than doable.
     

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