Is 7 weeks enough for Step 1?
7 weeks is plenty and you can definitely shoot for above a 220. I took 8 weeks exactly for dedicated. My first NBME (just before dedicated) ended in a 190. I got my score 2 days ago and finished with a 246.
What should I do a few days before Step 1?
— Now for the day before the Step 1 Exam: —
- Take the day off from studying! •
- Wake up early.
- LIGHT exercise in the morning.
- NO naps.
- Plan what you will do after the exam.
- Open space.
- Don’t watch a movie that’s too intense or makes you reminisce too much afterwards.
- Watch this video and get fired up for success.
What should I eat the day before my first step?
The night before the test is an important one for making smart eating choices. Even if you’re nervous, try to eat a full meal with protein, carbs, and vegetables. A good idea is to go for fish, greens, and healthy carbohydrates such as rice or whole wheat pasta. Try fruit or dark chocolate for dessert.
What should I do the day before my board exam?
Tips You Should Do the Night Before the Exam
- Eat a healthy meal:
- Set an alarm (or two):
- Don’t drink too much water:
- Get enough sleep:
- Review study notes:
- Don’t study too late:
- Work out:
- Prepare for the morning:
What should I do half an hour before an exam?
Before an Exam: 6 Do’s and Don’ts for the Final Hour
- DO break a sweat. If the thought of finals makes you perspire, head for the gym or take a brisk walk.
- DO unburden your brain. Well-meaning friends and family may tell you that your test worries are all in your head.
- DO watch what you eat.
- DON’T cram.
- DON’T be late.
- DON’T psych yourself out.
What should I do 5 minutes before an exam?
Here’s what to do to stay cool, calm, and collected for Test Day.
- Pace Yourself. Don’t wait until the last minute to study.
- Exercise. Get all that excess energy out when you’re nervous!
- Pre-pack Everything. Don’t go into a test unprepared.
- Review Your Notes.
- Reward Yourself.
- Hang Out.