content review

  1. J

    I'm sure it's not just me!

    I've been studying like mad for the MCAT as one does and at the end of every day I feel as though I haven't learned a thing. Has anybody ever felt the same way? Surely I have to be learning stuff but it's hard to tell how effective my studying is.
  2. S

    New Exam Krackers + Old Kaplan?

    Hello need some advice, Its been a long while since I finished my second degree to complete my pre-med course work (I am a career changer & older pre-med). I took the MCAT back in 2011 with a Kaplan in-person course. Didn't get into med school, have been working & publishing in research since so...
  3. M

    Best MCAT resources for content review

    Hello! So I have just under 5 months for content review. Looking to dedicate about 500 hours to studying. I am wondering what the best sources are for content review? I know that some people recommend certain companies for each subject tested on the exam. I will be using full lengths...
  4. M

    Best way to study for the MCAT? Advice?

    Hello! I am planning on taking the March 15th MCAT. I would like to begin studying on Nov. 5th. This will give me 19 weeks to prepare (just under 5 months). I think that I can achieve just about the often cited "500 prep hours." My preliminary plan (hours-wise) is: -about 30 hrs/week for 6...
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  6. O

    West Philly Study Buddy Needed

    Hi fellow mcat takers, I plan on taking the mcat early next year. I'd like to have study partner(s) to go over content review together. Please let me know if you're interested or know anyone who might be. Thanks !!!!
  7. psyflgirl

    Content Review. Rereading chapters?

    Hello, I have been studying fro 3 months now, I have been doing flashcards as I go but I have not practiced them as much as I would want to. Last week I sat down with all my flashcards and I realized that except for the ones I did within the last two weeks I can barely remember any content from...
  8. U

    Delaying MCAT (again): more prep vs. later app cost-benefit analysis

    Thanks for reading. I believe (correct if wrong)I am a strong applicant, save that I haven't yet taken MCAT. UC Davis Class of 2017: - Major: Political Science - 3.87 sGPA, 3.94 cGPA - 2 years of clinical research - 9 months as ER tech (EMT-certified) - 3 months as healthcare policy analyst...
  9. M

    MCAT 2018

    I'm struggling to get through the readings in the review books (ExamKrackers) since it's boring. Also I find I do not learn as well from just reading and do better if it is taught outloud in a lecture. I know Khan Academy offers MCAT review videos and was wondering if just watching those and...
  10. E

    Content prep in 8-9 weeks?

    I'm planning to take the MCATs in March or April. My study goals are to finish content prep by winter break and then do practice every day until the exam day. I've hit a roadblock though in content prep, mainly with timing. Being a full-time student and doing all the pre-med things are a lot...
  11. J

    Opinion on Bio Review Books?

    I have the TPR and Kaplan Biology/Biochem content review books. I also have the EK Bio 1 book. I have TBR for all the other sciences. (I don't have a strong recall of intro level pre-reqs) Should I buy TBR for bio as well? Should I buy the EK Bio 2 book? If not, how should I tackle bio content...
  12. J

    Studying during Fall Semester

    Hi! Just wanted to ask those who studied for the MCAT during a school semester how they attacked both content review and practice problems/full lengths & What did you think was the greatest tip you received while studying? I'm planning on taking the late January exam! Thank you :)
  13. MCAT Self Prep

    MCAT MCAT Tip: The Best MCAT Prep Books

    Which MCAT prep books are the best? After analyzing the experiences of over 50 students that scored between the 95th and 100th percentile, we came to the conclusion that there isn’t a “best” MCAT prep book. We came to the conclusion that the students that score well on the MCAT tend to use a...
  14. Wingardium Leviosa

    Testing July 22- More content review or another full length?

    Hey everyone- I am planning on taking the MCAT July 22. While this is my first post, I have been a longtime lurker on SDN and found so much useful information here. So thanks :) A little about my background... I went about 75% through the content review February and March, but then got halted...
  15. To be MD

    Open Excel Content Outline of MCAT 2015

    THE OFFICIAL UNOFFICIAL SDN EXCEL CONTENT OUTLINE FOR THE 2015 MCAT: (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1hpl-usuWUgw3rzS0yTS6HJp5im6OUb06bEYlrnWW1VI/edit?pref=2&pli=1#gid=173155271) ________________________ Hey SDN, I was about 3 hours into making an excel spreadsheet of all the...
  16. L

    General Chemistry MCAT 2015 Review

    What do you guys recommend is the best for reviewing general chemistry for the MCAT 2015? I took general chemistry dual enrollment as a Junior in high school at a local college and then transferred the credits to the 4 year university where I'm getting my bachelor's in biology. The course I took...