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  1. mcat prep

    MCAT Essential MCAT Prep Resources: Power Up Your MCAT Prep

    Gold Standard MCAT isn't just another preparation platform. We offer valuable resources and expert advice designed to help you conquer the MCAT® exam. Take a look at some of our highlights: MCAT PRACTICE TESTS BY GOLD STANDARD MCAT • Simulate the real exam • Identify your strengths and...
  2. SolarPistachio

    First MCAT practice test!

    I just took my first practice MCAT, blind, no review to get a feel for the test, and see what specific areas to work on. I used Kaplan FL 8 as the first one and I scored a 495. I finished every section 10 minutes early, so it leaves some buffer room to work with. After this test, I have about 6...
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    $50 free shipping OBO Kaplan 5th ed (2018) set

    $50 free shipping OBO PayPal only MCAT Kaplan Fifth Ed (2018) Set with some highlights in Review books and markings in the Lesson Book MCAT Quicksheets MCAT High Yield Science MCAT Prep Lesson Book Behavioral Science Review Organic Chemistry Review Biology Review Biochemistry Review Critical...
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    In a pickle (again)!

    So here's the situation. I've been studying for the MCAT since January and originally planned to take it in June, which I then bumped it to August, and then September before finally cancelling it. I'm averaging 487 - 489. I did decide to wait until January to take the test but I feel as though...
  5. LindaAccepted

    Medical MCAT Veteran Teaches You How to Prepare for Your Test

    What factors should you consider when deciding how to prepare for the MCAT? [Show summary] Our guest today has been providing MCAT prep for just under 30 years and he’s going to share his best MCAT prep advice with you! The Berkeley Review’s CEO, Todd Bennett, shares his best MCAT prep advice...
  6. dyeraa

    For Sale MCAT Kaplan 2016 Books For Sale $80

    MCAT Kaplan Prep Books 2016 - Second Edition 3 of the books have some highlighted areas but they are like new! All 7 subjects including Quicksheets. -Behavioral Sciences -Biochemistry -Biology -General Chemistry -Organic Chemistry -Physics & Math -CARS Message me for info! Selling...
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    Non-Trad Complicated Schedule Advice

    Hey there! For those of you who have blazed this path before, I need some tips/advice. I’m a Non-Trad with a MSBS (class of ‘19). I have a full time job in a private practice (work 7am-6pm most days) and have three kids under 5yo. I’m assuming the death march to the MCAT will be a long one...
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    High School Dual Enrollment

    Hi Everyone, I am currently a Junior in High School. I am dual enrolling at the local community college for the majority of my classes including Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biology, and Math classes. I plan on graduating with my associates in science, in the spring of 2021, which should...
  9. jg2021

    What is the best way to prepare a sufficient MCAT study schedule/where to start?

    I am entering my second semester of my junior year and am taking 13 credits, planning on taking the MCAT in May or June (have not scheduled it yet). I am taking biochem (which I am retaking from my first semester because I know I can get a better grade + I think it will better prepare me for...
  10. SeifersLilSisL8

    SIU MEDPREP 2020

    Since no one has posted about this program yet this year; I guess I will. I wanted to create a safe space for people who are applying to this program to talk about where they are in the process. Personally, I applied cycle 1 and I received an interview. The interview was on Friday, Nov. 22nd...
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    Bad MCAT Score

    So I don't want to go into too much detail, but basically I studied full-time for 2 months this summer without any distractions. I got 500 on my first AAMC FL and then 504 on my second AAMC FL (three days before the test). Just got my score back today and I got a 498... I bombed the science...
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    I cant find a good MCAT reviewhave coennt, I could care less about review course

    Hi everyone, This is my first time on SDN. I recently started MCAT preparation and was set on Next Step after reading many positive reviews about it. However, after purchasing the 1600 dollar package I noticed that the content is utterly missing. Before purchasing this I asked the customer...
  13. NextStepTutor_1

    MCAT Save on the Most Representative Online MCAT Prep

    No two MCAT test-takers are the same, so why should MCAT test prep be one-size-fits-all? Next Step's all-inclusive personalized MCAT course is designed to meet your individual needs, whether you are a traditional pre-med with a full academic schedule, a non-traditional student with a full-time...
  14. NextStepTutor_1

    Medical Get a Free Consultation to Create Your MCAT Strategy

    No two MCAT test-takers are the same, so why should MCAT test prep be one-size-fits-all? Next Step's all-inclusive personalized MCAT course is designed to meet your individual needs, whether you are a traditional pre-med with a full academic schedule, a non-traditional student with a full-time...
  15. A

    Biology II vs. Biochemistry II

    Hello all, I am planning on taking the MCAT next summer (2019) and am trying to decide whether I should take bio 2 or biochem 2 before I take the MCAT. I have already completed all of the classes that are suggested to take before the MCAT, except for biology 2. The reason I am concerned about...
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    Applying to Med school: Gap year or no Gap year?

    I am in my 1st sem. of my junior year @ Colgate University. My major is Molecular Bio & I have a cGPA of 3.61 & 3.43 for sciences. I know it is not ideal, but I also know that Colgate is known for grade deflation & some have told me that will be considered (?) I am trying to decide if I need to...
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    Curve Setter Mcat Prep??

    I have looked everywhere online and cannot find reviews other than ones that you pay for. Anyone bought the course and have opinions?
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    Best MCAT Prep

    So I'm studying to retake the MCAT in January. The first time I took the MCAT I used Kaplan and some AAMC materials. Right now, I'm using Examkrackers and Princeton Review books. I was considering taking an online course, but a lot of people on here are saying it's not worth it. I feel like you...
  19. vikhloe


    101 Passages: Biology I&II Physics Brand new. No marks or hightlighting or notes whatsoever. $40 each book. Message me if you are interested!
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    low practice MCAT scores

    I'm scheduled to take the MCAT on 9/19. I have been getting ready this summer by going over content in the Kaplan books and making flashcards for each chapter and book, except the CARS book. Last summer without any prep, I scored a 497 on the free Princeton MCAT test. Today I took the Kaplan...
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    MCAT and AMCAS app current cycle

    Just took my MCAT feeling kind of meh about how I did. Got killed by C/P took too long trying to figure out an answer on some questions tht I should’ve skipped and went back to later. I've been reading threads and it seems that I am not the only one who thought c/p was difficult. I didnt void...
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    SIU MEDPREP 2019

    Hey future MEDPREP class of 2021. Rising SIU SOM MS2 here that just finished up in Carbondale and currently struggling to pack for Springfield, IL. If it was not for this program I would not be 1) in medical school or 2) successful in medical school. This program is absolutely amazing and I am...
  23. MCATdisciple

    5th Annual Premed Scholarship Course for Underrepresented Minorities

    Event: MCAT, AMCAS, and Interview Preparatory Course Scholarship Details on this course may be found at Event Timing: 6/5*/21 - 8/31/21 7am-5pm minimum 5 days/week | Access to course materials until end of 2021 testing cycle | Students may finish prior to 8/31/21...
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  25. psyflgirl

    What do I do with the 6 weeks I have left before the MCAT

    Hello, I have been studying for the MCAT since January, but I work full time so I haven't finished content review. I have been using Kaplan and KA videos. I have like 4 more chapters of each subject left (Kaplan), but I am wondering if I should finish content review or should I just start doing...
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    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...
  27. 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...
  28. StackOfTurtles

    How to improve my non-trad chances in 5 hrs a week?

    I'm 30, and in my fifth year of a PhD program in the humanities. I'm writing my dissertation, and I *should* be done in June 2019. Meanwhile, I'm taking my MCAT June 1 and will apply to med schools this summer -- my state school is my #1 choice, but I have a short list of 5 other institutions to...
  29. Gold Standard Multimedia

    MCAT Prep Week Raffle - Win a Gold Standard MCAT Platinum Package (value: $1,600)

    The Gold Standard MCAT Platinum Package (value: $1,600) can be yours for FREE! Simply join the raffle by asking questions about our MCAT prep products during the Admissions Prep Week from March 26 to 30, 2018. About the Gold Standard MCAT Platinum Package This is a complete MCAT Course that...
  30. MCAT Self Prep

    MCAT When to Start Taking MCAT Full-length Exams

    It is always a good idea to take as many full-length exams as you can before test day, but it can be hard to know when you should take them. Here are a few tips to help you sort through this: Finish Content Review First. The reason I suggest finishing your content review before taking a full...
  31. Ama4

    Online or In Person study buddy or group Needed - Rochester NY

    Looking for an online study buddy or group, I don't think I'll find one close to me here in Rochester NY, and online works great for me too. Just having someone who's going through this would be great. I am not yet done with my content review, but I'm doing both content and practice...
  32. MCAT Self Prep

    FREE MCAT Prep Course: 10 Study Modules, 150 Lessons, Proven Results

    MCAT Self Prep eCourse: The Free MCAT Prep Course Structured The MCAT Self Prep eCourse takes all of the best MCAT prep materials and organizes them into an easy-to-follow eCourse, giving you all the structure and expertise of a prep course without the thousand dollar price tag. Experienced...
  33. MCAT Self Prep

    99th+ Percentile MCAT Tutoring, $49 Per Session, Proven Results

    Best Prep for the Best Price MCAT Self Prep only hires tutors that scored in the 97th percentile or higher on the new MCAT with most of our tutors having scores in the 99th percentile or higher. While many prep companies are willing to hire anyone who did somewhat decent on the exam, MCAT Self...
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    Best MCAT One-on-one tutoring

    I have seen that multiple companies such as NextStep, Princeton review, and kaplan offer one-on-one online tutoring. I know that it is usually more expensive then the courses but I think tutoring would be the best, and most effiecient way to help my studying. Any recommendations on what...
  35. bioboy23

    MCAT materials and timeline

    Hello peeps, I am currently a senior (graduating in fall 2018) and plan on taking a gap year. My plan is to begin some light-ish study this coming summer, throughout my last semester, and then hit it hard in the spring months right before I sit for the exam. My first question is: does this...
  36. 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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    WANTED: Berkeley Review Books

    Hi everyone, I am currently looking to purchase 2016/2017 Berkeley Review books, particularly for Physics, Gen Chem, OChem, and Biology (both books for each subject). Please let me know if you are selling any of these (as well as the Psychology and/or CARS). Thanks!
  38. stonefawkes

    For Sale 509+ MCAT Prep: ExamKrackers 10th Edition Books FOR SALE!

    I am selling all my MCAT prep books from earlier this year which I used to get a 509+. I am selling everything for WAY less than I bought it for--EK books are in excellent condition and contain NO MARKED PASSAGES AND QUESTIONS (though some books have highlights in the content review sections)...
  39. mrdespair

    Help with prep over semester + winter break

    Hi SDN, I unfortunately will not have a full summer available to prep for the MCAT, so I was wondering if you guys would have any advice for preparing over the course of a regular semester (I'm anticipating being able to spare about 5-8h/wk for prep) plus winter break (when I will be able to...
  40. mcat prep

    Breaking down the MCAT: MCAT Study Schedule by Gold Standard

    The most difficult thing for most students is to know where to actually start. Once you design your own MCAT schedule and organize your time, all you have to do is stick to your plans and you are half-way there! Just click on any of the links below to get started: When is the best time to take...