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  1. emarled1427

    New MCAT score/Help with School List

    Hi everyone! I would really appreciate any help/advice. My MCAT score came out on 8/18, and I got a 508. This was my first MCAT. My practice AAMC FLs were 510/506/510/516. I even took the 4th FL, on which I got a 516, a week before my exam :( I was hoping for a 510-515. MSAR shows a 508 barely...
  2. M

    Practice Test Score Drop and Slightly Worried (6/29 Test Date)

    So my practice test scores have been improving on a nice upward trend until NextStep FL 3. This test I got 503 total, 125 C/P, 125 CARS (v unusual for me), 126 Bio, and 127 Psych/Soc. I have posted a pic of my other scores. I am hoping that this is just a hard test and was a fluke and that...
  3. J

    Need advice please~

    Hi guys! I need advice on whether I should reschedule my MCAT date or not. I am currently signed up for the date of August 4th 2018. I have not started studying yet because I am still in school and I have so much school stuff to do and no time to study for the MCAT. I start my summer on June...
  4. stressedandpremed

    Should I void my June MCAT after taking it and immediately reschedule?

    Hi everyone! Long-time SDN lurker here finally making a post because I desperately need advice. I'm currently scheduled to take the 6/1 MCAT. Today I scored a 510 on my AAMC FL 2 (128/129/128/125). My studying as a whole was admittedly poorly structured -- I took a Kaplan course over winter...
  5. G

    Gold Standard Reviews Please

    Hello all! I am thinking about what prep materials to use for my MCAT test date at the end of this summer. I was wondering what everyone or anyone thinks of Gold Standard MCAT prep materials. Has anyone used them in the past and had success? If anyone is currently studying with Kaplan or TPR...
  6. M

    Should I reschedule the MCAT?

    I planed on studying during the semester but I underestimated my courseload. I have currently completed reading EK Chemistry book and should have physics completed by tomorrow. Would it be possible to be prepared for my January 19th test date? Otherwise I’m going to reschedule it to the end of...
  7. tutorthepeople

    MCAT TTP IS with Ashley L, MS1

    In the third episode of TTP IS, we’re talking with Ashley, an MS1. Ashley is one of our featured tutors and was also a former MCAT student of ours, so she has a special place in our heart. TTP: Good afternoon, Ashley! Thank you for participating in our TTP IS! This series is a unique...
  8. inGenius Prep

    Medical Why your MCAT score is mostly a “threshold” matter

    Every med school wants to admit students who are academically intelligent. Having a high GPA in undergrad and a strong MCAT score show med schools that you can handle their academic rigor. But every school is different in what they consider is a “strong” score. The top schools will have higher...
  9. mcat prep

    MCAT Test Prep Week: Ask me anything about how to prep for the MCAT

    Hello students! Ask us anything! How do you even begin studying for the MCAT? Where can you find the best MCAT prep? What can you do to prepare for the CARS section? What are some test-taking strategies? Taking the MCAT is incredibly challenging and a bit daunting, but we are here to help! Ask...
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  11. letsgetdowntobuisness

    Where to start with McGill?

    Hey all! New member here, so I apologize ahead of time if I'm going about asking this incorrectly/in the wrong place. McGill is currently a dream school for me: perfect location, internationally renowned program, Francophone culture, etc... But as a U.S. citizen coming up on my junior year at a...
  12. AspiringDoc955

    Please need advice about my chances: 501 MCAT 3.92 cGPA 3.88 sGPA

    As the title says, I would really appreciate if someone could give me advice if I should retake the MCAT to get into D.O. schools or if anyone on here has gotten accepted into an osteopathic school with similar stats. - My MCAT came back today with a 501 (128/121/127/125). The CARS score...
  13. shazam5

    3.99 GPA 507 MCAT. Refine my list + advice!

    • Year in school: Graduated with B.S. Human Biology with Spanish Minor • Country/state of residence: MI • Cumulative GPA: 3.99 • Science GPA: 3.985 • MCAT Scores: 507 (129/126/127/125) • Research: None. • Volunteering (clinical) – include hours/sites: 100 Hours at CHI - Baylor St. Luke's...
  14. C

    Best things to do to raise chances of acceptance

    Hi, This is my first post so I hope I'm posting correctly. I want to gain acceptance to a DO school in the next 2-3 years. I'm a 21yo male currently attending UF. I am at the end of my junior year about to be a senior. I got my AA in high school and immediately started taking science...
  15. NaDaniel

    MCAT practice tests

    I'm looking for a good list of MCAT practice exams and questions. I want to acquire as much practice working through problems, getting a feel for what to expect, and simulating test experiences as possible. I have a good grasp on the practical material and feel my weakness at the moment lies in...
  16. Jony770

    Thoughts on AAMC Question Packs for MCAT prep?

    Howdy folks, First off, sorry if this has been covered elsewhere on the site; I searched and couldn't find anything, but I'm also relatively new to SDN. I'm going to take the MCAT May 19th and I'm about to dig into my study. I bought the 6 book Kaplan set but after doing a bit of work out of...