1. Hey Guest! Check out the 3 MCAT Study Plan Options listed in the 'stickies' area at the top of the forums (BoomBoom, SN2ed, and MCATJelly). Let us know which you like best.

    Also, we now offer a MCAT Test-Prep Exhibitions Forum where you can ask questions directly from the test-prep services.
  2. Visit this thread to beta-test StudySchedule.org. StudySchedule is a free nonprofit site that builds dynamic MCAT study schedules unique for your needs and timeline.
Hey, Guest, do you know how much will it cost you to apply to medical school? Check out SDN's Medical School Application Cost Calculator and plan your budget.

AAMC 4 Difficulty vs real thing

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by 411309, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. SDN is made possible through member donations, sponsorships, and our volunteers. Learn about SDN's nonprofit mission.
  1. 411309

    411309 zzzz

    2,436
    15
    Jul 17, 2011
    chillville
    Can anyone compare their ps/bs sections of aamc 4 to the real mcat? Wanted to see what some people though. I definitely thought the bs section was 20 times easier on aamc 4 but im not sure if the ps section was easier or roughly the same. There were def a few ps questions that really got me due to dumb reasoning..thoughts?
     
  2. SDN Members don't see this ad. About the ads.
  3. Erythropoietin

    Erythropoietin EPO 5+ Year Member

    450
    0
    Oct 25, 2011
    AAMC 4 was ok, I found AAMC 5 PS/BS waaay too easy compared to others
     
  4. Ssina

    Ssina 2+ Year Member

    505
    86
    Oct 10, 2011
    What did you think of AAMC 7 Erythropoietin?! I jumped by 6 points (highest FL I have gotten so far)... I just can't trust it since it's literally 5/6 points higher than my average so far
     
  5. Amba

    Amba 5+ Year Member

    2,239
    699
    May 21, 2011
    CWE
    Ah I'm taking AAMC 4 tomorrow morning, so that's good to know.
     
  6. Erythropoietin

    Erythropoietin EPO 5+ Year Member

    450
    0
    Oct 25, 2011
    I didn't take that yet; will take it in 4 days.

    Everyone is different you know. You might be lucky and see all the topics that you are familiar with. Or the opposite scenario is also possible. So it all comes down to how good/far you are with your content review. Good luck.
     
  7. aidakm

    aidakm

    39
    0
    Oct 2, 2011
    hmm i actually didnt do well on the bio at all :(. HOW ARE PEOPLE DOING WELL ON BIO? i NEED SOME HELP!
     
  8. Mountaineer12

    Mountaineer12 5+ Year Member

    793
    170
    Jun 17, 2011
    Morgantown, WV
    MDApps:
    Yeah, AAMC 4 Bio was pretty awesome, I got a 13, when my averages are 10 to 11, I hope it's like the real thing, but I'm not betting on it.
     
  9. ridethecliche

    ridethecliche Meep Meep Meep 5+ Year Member

    7,462
    6,758
    Feb 2, 2011
    Tied to a library chair
    The later exams are closer to the one you'll sit for.
     
  10. erudofker

    erudofker 5+ Year Member

    22
    0
    Nov 15, 2011
    I did 9/10/10 on AAMC 4 and took Kaplan FL 4 two days later and had 13/10/11. I thought the Bio on 4 was pretty easy and PS was unusually hard (although I made a LOT of stupid mistakes).
     
  11. Classof2013PreM

    Classof2013PreM 5+ Year Member

    176
    10
    Aug 18, 2011
    East Coast
    Honestly, scored pretty consistently for all of the AAMCs (but then again, i continued studying as I was taking them so it is possible that the tests got progressively more difficult (slightly))
     
  12. btown8908

    btown8908

    145
    0
    May 19, 2011
    Indianapolis

    With the new tests, the PS BS and Verbal are more like the newer versions. In terms of earlier tests, I felt the verbal sections were still pretty comparable. The BS for me was also pretty comparable but on my test day (5/26) my BS was my hardest...
     
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2012
  13. graduate12

    graduate12

    3
    0
    Jan 7, 2012
    Yes, you're right.[​IMG]
     
  14. amohammed709

    amohammed709

    18
    2
    Feb 19, 2014
    I found PS pretty simple although some passages were annoying to read and intimidating. verbal wasnt too bad but hard id say.. BS was killer.. i scored a 10 cause i missed alot of experimental type questions. Personally, i dont see a huge difference between AAMCs and real MCAT .. people say the bio has gotten really experimental but this Bio seemed pretty dam experimental to me
     

Share This Page