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    Cars improvement advice

    I'm sure this question gets asked a lot, but i'm getting pretty frustrated with the CARS section and need some guidance. On almost all the full lengths I've taken (AAMC, PR, etc.) I've consistently been getting 123 on the CARS section. I've tried some techniques from youtubers, and princeton...
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    Improving application for next cycle

    Hey guys i'm a foreign trained dentist who graduated in 2017. I came to the US right after and applied to the 2018 cycle in which I got 2 interviews but no acceptance. I started off volunteering at a dental office for a month and then started working as a DA and have been working as one ever...
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    How do I improve MCAT score? (especially chem/phys)

    Howdy, So my first Princeton review full length I got a 499 (123/123/127/126) and I just took another PR full length today and got a 505 (123/126/127/129). My issue is with chem/phys obviously. How can I improve this score? I have approximately 30 days before I take my official MCAT (Jan 19th)...
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    Advice requested: How to proceed with MCAT studying

    I just took my first TPR MCAT full length exam after doing 2 months of pure content review and a few practice passages occasionally. I scored a 499 (123/123/127/126). The content review was mainly just taking the TPR online classes and reading through the TPR book set. All practice passages that...
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    What are my chances and how can I improve?

    Hey guys! I am a sophomore at a large public university in the northeast. I'd really appreciate any feedback regarding areas that I can improve to make myself competitive for top 20 schools. My info: male, white cGPA: 3.97 sGPA: 4.0 Leadership: -On track to become a resident assistant -plan...
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    What can I improve on?

    Hey guys! I am a sophomore at a large public university in the northeast. I'd really appreciate any feedback regarding areas that I can improve to make myself competitive for top 20 schools. My info: male, white cGPA: 3.97 sGPA: 4.0 Leadership: -On track to become a resident assistant -plan...
  7. wannabedoc1231

    Retaking MCAT- best prep method?

    My first attempt with MCAT has been horrible. I registered to take it in May 2017 and thought that I could prepare for it while going to school in Spring 2017, but I was wrong and had to reschedule it to June 2017. Couple of weeks before the test, life happened and I had to reschedule it again...
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    Personal Statement

    Hi everyone, I have gone through a few edits on my personal statement based of some of my advisors/mentors. I was hoping someone might take a look to see if there is anything I could improve on or polish up! I will be happy to read others as well!
  9. joe7456

    Score plateau- please help

    I am very discouraged. I've been doing TBR for majority of my content and practice passages and taking NS full lengths. I have a feeling I am reinforcing repititive habits and not learning how to think critically, or maybe I am lacking knowledge/content. In the order taken and within a 2 month...
  10. joe7456

    How do you improve from week to week?

    Dear MCAT conquerors; What habit did you develop that helped you think more critical and tailor the new MCAT? I have been scoring in the consistent 50-60% on nearly all my passages. I scored 500 on NS 2. 501 on NS 3. 497 NS 5. I feel discouraged and think I may just be reinforcing repetitive...
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    Should I retake the MCAT? What will improve my chances?

    I got a 505 on the new MCAT. This is the third time I've taken it and each time my score has improved. This cycle I managed to get one interview at the University of Vermont (I was later rejected); I haven't heard back from most of the schools after secondaries, but it's already December. My GPA...
  12. Tenzing2017

    What are my chances? Weak freshman year, 3 strong years...Any improvements?

    Hey Everyone, This is my first post on SDN, long time lurker. Just wanted to ask some for your opinions on my progress, "what are my chances?", and if theres anything you think I can improve.. I was a transfer student and had a weak freshman year (bc of reasons), but my GPA has improved...
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    MCAT Bio and Biochem Foundations- How to Improve Reading and Interpreting Graphs/Tables

    If I have an unlimited amount of time, I can get the correct answer to most questions on the Bio section but I'm having a very hard time quickly interpreting data such as tables, graphs, and figures. I get really confused with all of the abbreviations and the way they list certain things and...