UWorld Score Calculator?

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  1. DrBorisCA

    DrBorisCA aka. Flaming Cheeto

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    Hi all,

    I tried to do a search but to no avail...

    Anyone know of any calculator or rough correlation with USMLEWorld percentages/percentiles with actual or rough estimates of Step I score? Thx!

    :laugh::love::laugh:
     
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  3. virilep

    virilep What can Brown do for u?

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    supposedly

    2.4 * % + 84
     
  4. TonyDaTigrUprct

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    hahaha! where did you come up with that?.. it almost seems like a real math formula. Let's name it the "Virilep Postulate"
     
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    I heard it's only valid for Step 2...
     
  6. Labslave

    Labslave Senior Member

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    That formula ended up being pretty accurate for me on Step 1 (overestimated by 2 points). I scored 250+.
     
  7. DwyaneWade

    DwyaneWade Reiging *** Cynic

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    So technically, if someone scored above 90% on UW, they would break 300?
    ;)
     
  8. lilnoelle

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    wow. I can't believe this'll be accurate for me. That things got me scoring higher than 240. I took NBME 3 a week ago and got 214.
     
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    that formula and my latest nbme are the same...who knows for the real thing though...i would go nuts if that were the case, somehow i am not so sure
     
  10. DrBorisCA

    DrBorisCA aka. Flaming Cheeto

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    Ah, here's hoping... :rolleyes:
     
  11. virilep

    virilep What can Brown do for u?

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    Well Dwayne, from what you've posted on other treads, you might hit somewhere up there! But I've just read that formula on threads. It's not the VirileP postulate. But if it works for people, then we will see. Maybe we should take a poll. Stay tuned.
     
  12. tfom08

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    Somebody on SDN should put together a spreadsheet and try to figure it out. Obviously the formula is too simple to be accurate over the entire range of possible scores, but perhaps for the population of SDN it is fairly accurate since most of the posters seem to score 225 - 255. Formula probably doesn't work around 185 and 275.
     
  13. virilep

    virilep What can Brown do for u?

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    check out the poll. And Med friends is in the works of putting something like that together
     
  14. DrBorisCA

    DrBorisCA aka. Flaming Cheeto

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    Haha, thanks for delving further into the matter!

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