test day

  1. U

    Test center incident-->voiding latest-possible MCAT date for early app. Reschedule ASAP or punt on this cycle?

    Thanks in advance for reading. I'll try to keep this short - essentially I am an otherwise well-qualified applicant with no MCAT score. (feel free to skip specifics in bullet points, only showing this to demonstrate MCAT truly is the rate-limiting step for me) . TLDR at bottom - 3.88/3.94...
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    OAT Jan 9 2019

    Hey guys I took my OAT this morning and in the weeks leading up to it I read literally every thread I could find, so I decided to share mine experience. I'm in my senior year of college, so a lot of the concepts covered on the OAT are pretty fresh, I studied for about a month but only got...
  3. U

    Delaying MCAT (again): more prep vs. later app cost-benefit analysis

    Thanks for reading. I believe (correct if wrong)I am a strong applicant, save that I haven't yet taken MCAT. UC Davis Class of 2017: - Major: Political Science - 3.87 sGPA, 3.94 cGPA - 2 years of clinical research - 9 months as ER tech (EMT-certified) - 3 months as healthcare policy analyst...
  4. OrganicallyChemist

    MCAT 2018 test day experience

    This year (2018) MCAT is being administered by a different company, and because of that there will be some changes to the format, test day experience, and test center locations. Has anybody taken the test this year already and care to share about your test day experience with those who hasn't...
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    Lessons from Post-Step 1

    Hey guys recently took my step 1 and thought I would share my experience while it is still fresh in my head. STATS CBSE January 2017:188 CBSE April 2017: 243 NBME 17:238(curve is ridiculous) NBME 18: 256 NBME 19:250(curve yet again ridiculous but I got better at step I guess) Ill try my best...
  6. 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...
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    DAT Breakdown - Scores, Testing, Advice, and more!

    Hi everybody! I just took my DAT today, so I thought I would post about my experience and share my scores. This post is long, but SDN was really helpful to me while I was preparing for the test, so I want to give back! This was my first attempt at taking the DAT. I will also talk about: How I...
  8. FTRStoTEETH

    DAT Test Day Scratch Paper Prep

    Does anyone know if it's legal to prep your whiteboard scratch paper during the 15 minute tutorial? for example, on the science section a grid of ABCDE, so I can mark answers I know are wrong on a specific question. And for the PAT, Crack the PAT's advice of a grid like the one above, a grid...