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  1. P

    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...
  2. walrus99

    NEXT STEP MCAT SCORE DROP??

    Hi everyone! I'm a little less than a month away from my exam and I just finished next step 3 today.. I had a very depressing drop in my scores. NS1: 509 127 Chem/Phys 126 CARS 128 Bio 128 Psych/Soc NS2: 510 128 Chem/Phys 126 CARS 128 Bio 128 Psych/Soc NS3: 506 126 Chem/Phys 125 CARS 127 Bio...
  3. michelle7072

    Do Kaplan and TPR free FLs let you reivew errors?

    Taking the test on Sept 19 and have started doing some FLs. I have a couple free FLs from TPR and took one yesterday but couldn't figure out how to go back and review each question I did wrong, which is the whole point of taking FLs. Does anyone know if TPR free FLs even allow you to do this? I...
  4. K

    Recommendations for psych/soc section?

    I know everyone says to supplement with KA videos, but which book is better EK, NS, or PR? I've heard good things about NS and PR. Also is BR good for psychology? Thank you so much!
  5. BelleIndifference

    New set of 10 Next Step MCAT books

    New, unused set of Next Step MCAT books for sale. Asking $250—10 books total: 4 content review, 5 strategy and practice books, and 1 coursebook. Tons of practice questions in all subject areas including one book devoted to just science practice questions and one to verbal practice. Material...
  6. F

    NextStep FL physics

    someone shine some hope on me here please. Chem tends to be my strongest topic, but the amount of calculation-based questions for physics on the nextStep FLs C/P section makes me want to pull my beard, especially since I'm bad at doing math by hand and recalling formulas out of thin air. I got a...
  7. Silver378

    MCAT Books- TPR CARS Workbook, Examkrackers, etc.

    Selling my MCAT books since I don't need them anymore :) The Princeton Review 2015 Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills (CARS) Workbook - $50 Excellent condition, no writing or highlighting. I bought it brand new. Examkrackers MCAT 101 Verbal Reasoning Passages - $12 Excellent condition, no...
  8. Xanias

    NEXT STEP Full Lengths Scale Inflation

    I am just writing this as I believe there is something wrong with the Next Step FL scoring scale; I think the exams are difficult, matter of fact much more difficult than the AAMC Full lengths. However there is a huge discrepancy when it comes to scoring, where I feel like anything below a 127...
  9. Silver378

    For Sale Berkeley Review Set(New), TPR CARS, EK Verbal & 1001, Next Step

    Selling my MCAT books, no longer need them :) The Berkely Review Set - Sold The Princeton Review 2015 Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Workbook - $70 Excellent condition, no writing or highlighting. I bought it brand new. Next Step MCAT Psychology and Sociology Strategy and Practice -...
  10. P

    For Sale Selling TBR (2017), Kaplan, EK 101 Passages, Princeton Review, and Next Step

    I am selling the following materials: There are no markings in any of the books. All of them are in great condition except PR. Kaplan 2015 - 2016 set as well as MCAT 528 Book. Both the set and book $75 Princeton Review: I have the complete 7 book set as well as the CARS, In-Class Compendium...
  11. J

    NS Chem&Phy Strategy + Practice Section 2 #5! Help!

    This question is from Passage 2 #5. What is the "saponification number" for the fat shown in Figure 1? a. 46 b. 66 c. 140 d. 197 In figure 1, the formula of this triglyceride is C55H98O6 (MW = 854 g/mol). In the passage, it is stated that: "saponification number" = "the number of mg of...
  12. J

    Next step MCAT 2000 Q work book

    Anyone find this book has alot of errors/typos? I brought a ebook online and I've been doing the psy section, and there are so many errors! Got me confused so many times!
  13. Triple HX

    For Sale Selling MCAT Next Step exams!

    Selling Next step MCAT exams 1-4 for $50! Inbox me for details.
  14. joe7456

    Selling MCAT 2016-2017 TBR, EK and more!

    Hello, I just got into medical school and no longer need these books. I will use venmo for shipping costs and payment; I will show you a receipt of the book shipment with tracking, then you just send me the money via Venmo app. I am selling all the books listed in the pictures, which includes...
  15. O

    PCAT NEXT STEP

    Has anyone tried taking the PCAT practice exams on NEXT STEP? I was wondering how similar is it to the actual one.
  16. J

    MCAT Books for sale!

    Looking to sell: -a Kaplan full prep set -NextStep Psychology & Sociology Strategy & Practice book -a brand new never used 2017 Berkley Review set Message me for prices if interested!
  17. P

    Next-Step / Altius / Kaplan / TPR - FL Opinions

    I know there's a lot of threads out there asking about which company has the best exams and everyone says different things which makes it even harder to choose when you start scouring reddit and SDN. Here I give my own opinions and personal experiences with the following: NS, Altius, Kaplan...
  18. S

    Chance at 508+?

    I take the MCAT 8/3/2017 and my goal is a 508. My current practice exam scores are Kaplan FL 2: 502 NS 1: 506 NS 4: 505 AAMC Unscored: C/P: 63% CARS: 85% B/B: 71% P/S: 76% AAMC Scored 1: 507 C/P: 127 CARS: 129 B/B: 125 P/S: 126 C/P Section Bank: 70% B/B Section Bank: 70% P/S Section Bank: 78%...
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    Took my first practice PCAT, 83%. Improving Critical Reading?

    Short background, entered college as pre-pharmacy. Junior year became interested in Med-School. Took MCAT June 2017, scored a 506 (average for accepted students, 71st percentile). After receiving my score I thought: "well, lets see what the PCAT is like". As I used a lot of Next Step material...
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    Next Step FL#3 C/P #11

    See images for question/explanation and associated figures. The passage states that the half-life of Co60 is 5 years and the half-life of X is 1 year. The explanation goes on to say that "Because X has a shorter half-life, it is logical that it would release more radiation in the same period...
  21. SpaceDoctor8

    For Sale Selling Next Step MCAT Books

    Selling the full set of Next Step MCAT Prep Books. It is the most recent edition for Next Step (3rd edition) for the new version of the MCAT. Each of the Content Review and Strategy/Practice Sets are about $120. I will make the starting price around $100 for each Content and S/P set, but I am...
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    For Sale Pristine Lot of MCAT Prep Books

    I have a large stack of MCAT Prep Books that have never been used. My husband got them to take the MCAT and then due to unforeseen circumstances had to stop. They are in perfect condition. They are for the updated MCAT but were printed in 2015. Let me know if you would like to make an offer...
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    One Month to MCAT!!! Study plan advice!

    Hey everyone new poster here! I wanted to get advice on how to study to improve my points on the new MCAT. I have the Next Step exams, Kaplan, and AAMC FL. My MCAT is on June 30th and I'm trying to get the most I can out of it. I have been studying alongside with classes and work for the past...
  24. decentlydope

    MCAT practice tests are 499, 506, 505, and 504. MCAT in 1 week. Help!

    I've been studying for 4 months and have recently started doing practice tests. The first one was with TPR and the ones that followed were from NS. I keep trying to work on my weaknesses (research based articles and CARS) but have seen virtually no improvement. I used the Kaplan books for...
  25. M

    Next Step 108 CARS scoring accuracy?

    Hey guys, I've been taking full length cars sections from Next Step's 108 cars books. Anyone ever use this and can attest to how good it is and how accurate the scoring is? I started off getting 124-125's per section but am now up to 126-127's. I hope this is accurate in terms of scoring. Can...
  26. futuredrummerdoctor

    For those who used NS for January 2017 MCAT

    For those of you who used next step practice exams for a recent mcat and have gotten your score back, I was hoping for some feedback on how your actual score compared to your NS practice exam scores. I know there's spread sheets out there, but the ones I've looked at don't seem to reflect the...
  27. M

    Next Step Full Length 1 - Bio/Biochem Q24

    I'm reviewing my FL 1, and I'm confused on Question 24 of the Bio/Biochem section. Q) A follow-up study by the researchers showed that the Y chromosome experiences a much higher mutation rate than the X chromosome. This is likely due to the fact that: A) the X chromosome encodes more proteins...
  28. C

    Varsity Tutor vs Next Step Private tutoring

    Would anyone recommend Varsity tutors or next step for private tutoring? I took the Kaplan course but I feel I need more one on one instruction.
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  30. TorontoCowboy

    How closely should test prep match the AAMC?

    Please answer the poll question above and leave comments if you have them. I am curious if the SDN/premed community is kosher with prep companies making "very close copies" of AAMC material and then reselling it to students as their own original work. How close is too close? Some prep companies...
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    WANTED 1-10 Next Step Practice Exams

    Please PM me if you would be interested in selling your access to the Next Step FL practice exams.
  32. R

    Altius Full Length Tests?

    For those who have taken the MCAT and prepared using Altius Tests (or Next Step, Kaplan, etc), could you tell me how similar your FL practice test was to your actual score. Did you feel like Altius/NS/Kaplan were good representatives of the actual MCAT? How were they different? Any other...
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    Full Length Scores/AAMC Material

    I am taking the MCAT in April, and I am going to be wrapping up content review (using EK books) in the next couple of days. I then plan on buying the AAMC material and working through those as well as more practice exams (EK, Next Step, AAMC). So far, my practice exam scores are: EK 1: 68% (a...
  34. M

    For Sale Selling Princeton Review Set, Kaplan Set, Next Step books, and Berkley-Good Condition

    I am willing the sell these sets at the BEST PRICE for you! These books have minimal to n0 markings or highlights. I can send pictures if needed :) 2015 MCAT Sets that I am selling: The Princeton Review Kaplan Book set Organic Chemistry-The Berkley Review Chemistry-The Berkley Review Next...
  35. L

    NS First FL: 508, Reschedule or Keep working?

    Hey guys, I'm currently signed up for the Jan 28 exam, and I just finished my first NS FL: got a 508 (CP/125, CARS/129, BB/126, PS/128). That's a lot better than I expected, though clearly I still have some material to review. I'm about halfway through material review, but I'm not sure if I...
  36. M

    SELLING 2015 MCAT BOOKS (TPR, TBR, NST, KAPLAN, EK,)

    Selling USED and NEW 2015-2016 MCAT Books of the following companies: The Princeton Review (TPR) Kaplan Next Step Test Prep (NST) Examkrackers (EK) PM me for details or contact me email: [email protected] cell phone: 954-243-0195 I am willing to send the books to you and negotiate any...
  37. C

    December 1st Limbo

    For those in a similar situation, or reapplicants who have experienced this before, what does it mean to not hear back from schools today? In cases like mine where GPA isn't all that impressive, is "no news good news?" Or is it essentially a rejection? I woke up at 6:30am like most of you...
  38. joe7456

    Selling 2015 TPR Science Workbook & NS Psych/Soc. practice book!

    Like New 2015 TPR Science Workbook- 100$+shipping. Like New 2015 Next Step Psychology & Sociology Strategy & Practice-20$+shipping. Absolutely No writing or highlighting in these books. The TPR has 100s of passages. NS has 40 passages. PM me or text/call to purchase.
  39. S

    MCAT Books for sale - all companies

    EK MCAT Practice Tests Books 2016 version. 85 for whole bundle not including shipping. Also have Sterling, Next Step, & The Princeton Review.
  40. hubbsbubbs

    My Study Plan for MCAT: 523

    Hi All, I just got my score back today, got 523 (131/130/130/132) 100th percentile This was my second try. Last time I got 512 (128/127/126/131) 87th percentile I wouldn't recommend retaking anything above a 510 unless you are extremely confident you can score higher (I was sick during my...