… So that happened.
For my more visually-challenged readers, that disturbing sound you just heard was the sound of an NBME practice test exploding me into tiny bits of sub-par, clearly less-than-average, horrifyingly-close-to-my-pre-studying score self.
IT’S LIKE THE NBME DOESN’T EVEN CARE THAT UWORLD THINKS I’M SMART.
IT’S ALMOST LIKE THEY’RE RUN BY TWO SEPARATE COMPANIES OR SOMETHING.
(Yeah, I know statistical variation is a thing.. but I’m not willing to attribute a difference of almost 40 points to it.)
Luckily, even though I’m studying in the middle of Abandoned Rural America, I had a friend who was willing to listen to my hysterical panic attack and help point me towards a rational plan for the next few days.
So instead of following my regularly-scheduled Gut Instinct of Crazy (crying, staying awake for 120 hours straight, emailing the dean, and then pushing back my test date) I will instead follow her advice and spend the next few days addressing specific areas of weakness in a logical order.
Like a smart person would.
All of this to say: This blog will be taking a minor “crisis-mode” break until the 21st.
Hang in there AP!
Hang in there. I’m trying to study for step 2 CK between finishing psych and starting surgery. You will get through it.
Hooooold on, if you feel like letting go. Hooold on, it gets better then, you know. Trust me, Good Charlotte knows it all.
we’ve all been there! studying for step 1 is the worst sort of emotional roller coaster – i’m sure you’ll end up doing great though!! good luck! 🙂
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