USMLE STEP 3 Trick Works!!

Discussion in 'Step III' started by Chamorro12, Jul 25, 2017.

  1. aqua2

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    Did u get any change on status on the page from approved to expired status yet.Mine is still approved. Please reply. Thanks
     
  2. Nadiia

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    My scheduling permit is disappeared last night (Thursday to Friday), so no link anymore. But my fsmb status is still approved. Will wait, hopefully it will change.
     
  3. Nadiia

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    Nope, my status is still approved. But scheduling permit is disappeared despite that my eligibility period is until November 30.
     
  4. aqua2

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    Fingers crossed Hope we make through! Let’s keep each other posted as it changes!
     
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    I took my exam on the 25th and 29th of October as well. Permit link disappeared soon after my exam due to writing towards end of eligibility period. Just checked my fsmb status this morning. Changed from approved to expired WITH NO LINK TO REAPPLY although it says I can start reapplication at my convenience. Let's conquer this guys. Goodluck to everyone. We're at the end. Just hoping this trick still holds true and my fsmb page remains as is till Wednesday.
     
  6. aqua2

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    My status changed to expired w no link to reapply as well! Good luck all!
     
  7. ckacer

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    Took the exam 11/1 and 11/2. FSMB says status expired w no link to reapply. There is no link to print permit on candidate website. Does this mean I passed and should I expect my result the coming Wednesday? Though I need to score well before applying for a competitive fellowship, would be relieved that I passed this thing.
     
  8. Nadiia

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    My status is also changed to expired without reapply link. Fingers crossed!!!
     
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    My status got updated to expired but grey box still saying eligibility is approved without any link to reapply.wat does this mean?
     
  10. Nadiia

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    So I assume result maybe today at midnight???!!!!!
     
  11. ckacer

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    The anxiety is killing me!!
     
  12. Kksk1729

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    Please some one throw some light into it..
     
  13. Matteo

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    wrong thread
     
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  14. Nadiia

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    I passed!!!!!!! Lower than I expected but same score as an NBME assessment score!!
     
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    So everything worked as was discussed here!!!!
     
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    Trick works! Thank you to all those in this forum, your advice and discussions were helpful!
     
  17. ckacer

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    PASS! Way Lower than expected but what the heck!! Adios USMLE!!
     
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    Trick works. Studying during intern year truly stinks, but extremely grateful that this beast is out of the way!
     
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    Worked for me as well as. Took exam 11/9 & 11/10. Permit link disappeared Sunday night into Monday this week. FSMB status changed to expired on Monday. Score report with passing score released at midnight Tuesday into Wednesday.
     
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    Link disappeared this morning (or last night), FSMB still says approved. Any idea on how long does FSMB change the status following the permit link disappearance?
     
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    Hi
    Same for me too!
    Hope it will change to expired with no link by tomorrow morning.
     
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    Same here. Hoping for the best.
     
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    My status changed into "expired" this morning with no link to reapply. Is it a good sign? God bless! This is my third attempt.

    You have an active registration:
    • Status: Expired
    • Name: NY NAME
    • Submit Date:
    • Eligibility Start Date:
    • Eligibility Expiration Date:
    Your Step 3 application has expired. You may begin a new Step 3 application at your convenience.
     
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    Same here too! Hoping for the best!!
    All the very best!You will. God bless!
     
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    Same here!!! Hopefully, the trick won't fail on me.

    So my experience (just for future reference) is FSMB will post 1 day after your NBME permit link disappears.
     
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    Can you guys please let us know when was the 2nd day of your exam?

    Thank you
     
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    When was the 2nd day of your exam?
     
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    My 2nd day was on the 16th and my status has not changed. Although my permit disappeared already because the last day of my eligibility was Nov 30. Do you know if this means anything?
     
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    I am sorry I don't know. Maybe the time interval from Nov 16th to tomorrow is less than 3 weeks? Finger cross.
     
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    Maybe. Especially since there was also thanksgiving in between. Good luck and keep me in your prayers.
     
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    Trick works again! Pass. Thank you all!
     
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    For the records the trick works and I passed! Alhamdulilah. 2 points less than the mean but interestingly, this has been my highest of all the 2 exams. I am glad and grateful to pass. Was more anxious for this exam than the others, had no clue what I was doing. Good luck to everyone!
     
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    My score should come out soon, very nervous. How was ccs experience for everyone?

    I often run out of time but with the right diagnosis on the right treatment. I mean eight or nine of my cases ended early but I never knew what to put on the two minute screen. Some of the cases told me my patient was getting better And some just ended. There were two cases that I didn't know how to deal with at all and one where I took the right initial measures but never knew how to finish the case.

    Somebody please weigh in?
     
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    12/16 (Sunday) permit disappears
    12/17 (Monday AM) expired, no link
    12/19 (Tuesday Midnight) – results up on candidate website
    **guys, study for this test very well especially if you not a traditional (recent US graduate -aka 4+yrs out of graduation, IMG) test taker**
    **also, if you not traditional, study MKSAP board basics (all of it and very carefully-it is a quick read), Kaplan step 2CK notes for areas you weak on, MTB**
    **CCS crush if u have the time will increase your chances of doing well on CCS***
     
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    Anyone here waiting for their results tomorrow?
     
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    No scores tomorrow....says on site. Next week. what was your experience like?
     
  38. brave18

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    Permit link disappeared... FSMB still shows my status as approved though... took it 11/26 and 12/3.
     
  39. premed8888

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    From what I hear the FSMB site lags behind...so we may see a further change later today or tomorrow. Same happened to me and I just about syncopized
     
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    Good luck everyone
     
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  41. kehlsh

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    Same thing for me... just checked

    Took it 12/3 and 12/4
     
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    I checked this morning and status changed to Expired now... wonder if result will come out soon??
     
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    I checked too, expired with no link to reapply, should mean we passed!
     
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    This is what it should look like
     

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    Same here!
     
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    It will be available on Tuesday at midnight EST.
     
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    I'm just scared if this "trick" thing happens to everyone and does not necessarily indicate you passed or not... I mean step 3 has a 98% pass rate and those 2% who failed may have this "trick" thing work on them as well...

    Re apply link thing... I don't know if such thing really exists...? I have not seen any picture of it
     
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    Anyone expecting score from week of Dec 10 this week? If so, have you gotten "Expired" status yet?
     
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    Yes, day 2 was in that week (Wednesday, December 12). I can still see my scheduling permit link, and the application status is still 'Approved'. I guess result will not come out tonight because no results were released last wednesday, and that may have delayed it.

    How about you? Has anything changed for you?
     
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    I took my test on Dec 18th and 20th. Is my due date for the score report Jan 9th?
     

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