#mcat

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    How I Scored 99th Percentile in MCAT B/B

    Hey guys! I posted this in r/mcat and a lot of people found it helpful so I wanted to post it here as well so that it's out there for anyone who would like to use this as a reference! I took the MCAT last year and in this abundance of time I have, I decided to pay it forward by sharing what...
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    MCAT Content Review Materials: Honest Opinions?

    Alright guys, throughout the course of the last few days I have been trying to compile a list of MCAT content review materials and wanted to get some insight/opinions from people with past experience From my research, I have established the following to be the most useful: Official Guide to...
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    The MCAT: Where TF do I start?

    Hi guys, I've been dealing with a lot lately, trying to get myself calmed down before college starts back up in a week (Senior I). I may take a few days just to compose myself before sprinting into worrying about yet another standardized test (which have been an nemesis of mine in the...
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    I really just need help.

    I apologize if this isn't in the right place. I am completely new to this website as far as posting goes. I am also sorry in advance for the extrondinarily long post. I am currently in the middle of a breakdown, so bare with me if you can. I truly feel lost. This past year has been insanely...
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    MCAT Prep Academy Program Reviews?

    Has anyone heard of “MCAT Prep Academy”? Does anyone recommend it? It came across as an ad on my social media and it seems to good to be true. Wanted to hear what others thought?
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    3rd Annual MCAT Prep Course Scholarship for Underrepresented Minorities In Medicine and Their Allies

    Event: MCAT Preparatory Course Scholarship Details on this course may be found at https://www.mcatdisciple.com/scholarship Event Timing: 6/01*/19-8/31/19 7am-5pm minimum 5 days/week | Access to course materials until end of 2019 testing cycle | Students may finish prior to 8/31/19. Event...
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    Can you apply to medical school as an early college graduate?

    Currently, the plan is that I attend a community college then transfer to a four-year university. Normally, in the transfer program, students take two years at community college and two years at university. My plan is to use the ap credits I have to graduate in 1 year. I would have to take...
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    Free Kaplan Prep Courses & Study Guides

    Interested in enrolling in a Kaplan MCAT test prep course? Find out our methods of teaching by enrolling in FREE classes through October. Get to know our instructors, learn a little, and get started on the MCAT early! All classes are FREE, online, and non-committal. Reserve your seat or even...
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    HELP ASAP FOR SOMEONE ?

    What if someone has applied to medical schools this cycle and have just took the mcat and was sick on test day and didnt void it. should she withdraw application, wait for score ( even though they might be bad). gpa IS below average...
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    AAMC SB C/P #64

    Hey guys so i'm confused! when do I know I have to take into the tetramer or dimer aspects when answering a SDS page question. Becuase I thought I was supposed to keep the proteins in the given weights, I dont understand why I should multiply protein 2 19 kda (homodimer) by 2 when the bond...
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    What to prioritize for Princeton Review materials?

    Hi all! I will be taking the MCAT on September 8th and will be taking the PR Ultimate Course from July 9th - August 24th. For those who have taken the course, which of the pre-class and post-class materials do you recommend prioritizing? Also, how was your experience with the course? From the...
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    Nextstep vs Kaplan Diagnostic MCAT

    Hi there, I just took the Nextstep Diagnostic MCAT. I was wondering if anyone knows if Nextstep or Kaplan's diagnostic is harder, or which one is more representative of the actual AAMC exam? Would it be a good idea to take both diagnostics? Also, if I scored a 508 on the Next Step diagnostic...
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    What should I do to get into med school at this point? Bad GPA.

    Hello, I am currently in my 3rd year of UG. I am a pre-med hopeful but definitely unsure but still very much wanna be a doctor. I was a great student in high school in the top 5% of my class and a great SAT score. However, I came into college as an engineering major and took core...
  14. DaniO32

    Planning my future with MCAT in mind. Help

    Hi everyone Im taking the MCAT in August, I still have a year before I graduate and plan on spending this time to fine tune and add to my resume, especially because I don't have much leadership roles or skills and lacking shadowing hours. I plan on applying early next cycle and taking a leap...
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    NEED ADVICE: Am I in good shape for the May MCAT?

    Hey all! So I'm basically studying for the MCAT and aiming for a May 24th test day, leaving me about 7 weeks. I have minimal commitments besides the MCAT until then, so I can basically dedicate 6-8 hours everyday. I took the Next Step FL #1 and scored a 505 (126/126/126/127). I still have a...
  16. delman0322

    Mcat 6 month plan help

    Hello everyone, I am trying to find the absolute BEST way to form a 6 month study plan with some of the materials I have as well as ANY additional materials you have had success with. I currently have the AAMC study bundle they offer over their website, the 2015 Kaplan 7 subject review as well...
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    Courses to be taken

    The following courses is the courses I will be taking my 1st and 2nd year. I wanted to know if these courses suffice to prepare for the MCAT. -------------------------------------------------------------- Term 1: College Algebra, Public Speaking, Micro Computer Applications, English...
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    what are my chances? CA/US 3.5GPA 510MCAT

    Hi guys, Sorry I meant Canada & US not California xD 3.5 GPA (OMSAS scale), 510 MCAT 131/125/125/129 - this is my only MCAT (although I voided a test 3 years ago, which is the previous version) I was consistently getting 127+ for CARS and 130+ for BIO during prep but had an anxiety attack :(...
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    Princeton MCAT book stolen

    My MCAT test is on September 9th (last day to take the test for this year) and I recently bought the Princeton MCAT book that has all the subjects in it, with an access code for online practice tests. I left my book in my car overnight and woke up this morning to it gone. That book has literally...
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    MCAT in 2 weeks not getting the score I want :(

    Hi guys, so my test is scheduled in 2 weeks (June 1st), and I haven't been getting the scores I want on the full lengths. I took 3 Next Step Full Lengths and got these scores in order: 505, 504, 502 and I took AAMC Practice test #1 and got a 503. I am freaking out and don't know what to do...
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    Pre-Med, Senior Year, Low GPA, Hopeful

    Hey Everyone, Fairly new to the site, but I am in need of some guidance. I am currently an undergraduate student and I will be starting my senior year in the fall. I currently am working full-time in a Medical Records Department in a Children's Hospital. My undergrad Stats thus far: cGPA: 2.97...
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    MCAT preparation

    I'm graduating in 2018 and I want some details about MCAT, when to take it, medical school application deadlines, and good score for MCAT that med school wants. graduation date is mid-may and I'm assuming deadlines for the medical school applications are due in january, so is it recommend to...
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    My chances?

    Hi guys, I am currently a senior double majoring in general science and economics. I have a 3.2 cgpa and a 2.9 sgpa. I have not taken the MCATs yet because I want to prepare myself. I have an upward trend in my gpa but I wonder if my grades are still too low? Do I have a shot at DO schools...
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    How to address a poor MCAT score in an interview?

    Hi guys. My interview is coming up soon, and I was told to be prepared for the interviewers to ask about any weakness on my application. The only weakness is my MCAT. How did I address/explain this appropriately? The only section that brought my score down was my CARS score. Truthfully, I'm...
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    2017 MCAT

    Is it really necessary to buy new study materials? I have the Princeton Review for the 2015 MCAT along with Exam Krackers books. I really would rather not buy new books as they are quite expensive.
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    Should I Retake the MCAT?

    Hi Everyone, I just recieved my MCAT scores. I got a 510. However, it's a bit unbalanced. My CARS section is a bit low. This is my score report: 127 for P/S 125 for CARS 129 for Bio 129 for psych Any thoughts? Should I retake the MCAT? To improve my CARS? Also, I have a 3.67 GPA. What are my...
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    Should I retake my MCAT?

    Hi Everyone, I just recieved my MCAT scores. I got a 510. However, it's a bit unbalanced. My CARS section is a bit low. This is my score report: 127 for P/S 125 for CARS 129 for Bio 129 for psych Any thoughts? Should I retake the MCAT? To improve my CARS? Also, I have a 3.67 GPA. What are my...
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    Feeling depressed, yet again...

    Hi, I really need to know if there's the slightest bit of hope for me. I'm feeling extremely depressed at the moment, and I'm really embarrassed to share this, but I need to do know what to do from here and if I have even the slightest chance. I took the MCAT last month, and got back my scores...
  29. lilgreenolive

    Exam score

    I don't know about anybody else but I just got my MCAT score and I'm not very pleased with myself. I know standardized test scores aren't an accurate representation of an individual as a whole but it really makes me question my intellectual ability among other things...
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    Why was my CARS score so low?

    Hi, I was reviewing my AAMC scored practice full length from a couple months ago, and it gave me a 121...but what I don't understand is that I answered almost 50% of the questions correctly...shouldn't this be closer to a 123? I'm really confused. I've improved since then, it's just...
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    CARS is ruining me?

    Hi, I'm extremely frustrated right now, almost to the point of tears. CARS has always been my weakest area. I took the MCAT last year and scored an abysmal 122 on that section. I've been working really hard, and thought I saw great improvement until I took the Next Step exams...I can NEVER...
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    What MCAT score will I need? Do I need to post pone?

    Hi, Freaking out here...I'm scheduled to take the MCAT September 9th, and I keep getting the same score (in order): AAMC scored: 505, Kaplan Full Length 3: 505, Next Step Full Length 3: 505 (can't remember my unscored exam, I took it a long time ago). My CARS on Kaplan was a 127, but my CARS...
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    Do I need to post pone to next year?

    Hi, I'm scheduled for the MCAT September 9th, and I'm applying to DO schools this cycle. I'm really scared for the MCAT. I just took Next Step 3: 505. Surprisingly enough, I took Kaplan full length 3 and got a 505. Took the AAMC scored exam before that, and I got a 505 as well. I'm worried...
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    Should I be worried about my Kaplan Full Length 3 score?

    Hey guys, Taking the exam on September 9th. The goal is a 506+. I took Kaplan full length 3, and scored a 505: 125/127/127/126. I usually do well on the B/B section and the P/S section (130 on AAMC scored)...but Kaplan's P/S section was so weird! I usually get a 126 on C/P (got a 126 on the...
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    Am I ruining my chances for this cycle?

    Hi, I'm scheduled to take the MCAT August 25th. However, I do not feel I'd be ready by this time. I wanted to take the September 1st exam. The only issue is that, I work nights as an ER scribe, and I'm working the third last and second last night before the exam...I feel this would truly mess...
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    Last date acceptable MCAT date?

    Hi, I'm applying to osteopathic schools this cycle, and would like to push my exam back to September 1st. I read somewhere that the September MCAT exams are not accepted...is this true? Or is there anyway I could find this out for certain? Also, would this kill my application? I don't know if...
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    Do I need to take another year off to stand a chance?

    Hi, I'm extremely anxious about getting a good MCAT score for osteopathic schools and I was wondering if anyone could offer some advice. I have a cGPA of 3.7, a sGPA of 3.6 (no retakes). I have clinical research experience, non-clinical research experience, scribing experience, shadowing...
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    Do schools reject you before your second MCAT score comes in?

    Hi, I'll be retaking the MCAT soon. I'm just wondering - if I submit my primary and secondary with my old MCAT score, but indicate the specific date I'm retaking the exam, will they reject me automatically because of my old score? I have a 3.7 cGPA and 3.6 sGPA with no retakes, but my first...
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    New Plan of Attack for CARS? CARS course isn't working

    Hi, Does anyone have any strategies for CARS that have worked for them? (like how to easily find the main idea, timing, etc). I recently took a CARS course, and this really helped for doing the questions from the AAMC question packs. However, I took the scored practice exam from the AAMC and...
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    August MCAT too late? Or not?

    Applying to osteopathic schools with a cGPA 3.71 and sGPA of 3.6 (no retakes). Scored AAMC exam: 126/122/128/130...so I obviously don't feel ready at all. Was going to take the 8/5/16 exam, but now I'm thinking about the 8/19/16 exam. How late would this make me in the application cycle? Would...