I really, truly, honestly do not know what the hell is going on. I failed my 3rd pharmacology exam by 1 point and my 3rd med surg exam by 3 points. This is embarrassing and frustrating and just uggggghhhhh! Is there more I could have done? Yes. But I did not struggle like this last semester. I did my thing and I passed the exam.
Last semester my struggle was I wasn't scoring high enough on my exams to get an A in fundamentals. This semester the struggle is just to to pass. How in the world did I go from 90's on exam 1 and the midterm in med surg to 80's and now failing on exams 2 and 3.
Tears! Real, actual, literal tears. The worst part is listening to my classmates wine about getting a B. Tuh! Some of us out here are STRUH GU LANG!
Listen, you can't keep me down. I can and I will survive this. Two finals and two proctored ATI exams and I will be done with this crap semester. Upwards and onwards to the specialties.
Sooooo, tell me how 2nd semester started off cool, calm and collected and then morphed into the ugliness I now find myself in. I'm doing really well in Med Surg but I kinda bombed the ATI practice A. I got a level 1 , but I'm really close to a level 2. Fortunately, the school's cut scores are kinder than ATI's. I'm less than 4 points away from a level 2. Pharm is a whole other story. I got an 80 on the first exam, 84 on the second exam, and a 76 (tears of shame) on the third exam. I need a minimum of a 72 on the final to pass the class. I would also like to raise my score so I can at least get to level 2 which is 10 points away at the moment.
I have put together a pretty rigorous study schedule, but a girl's got to do what a girl's got to do. Ya heard me?!
Anyways, 2nd semester is almost done, and I am looking forward to third semester and the specialties. So exciting!
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