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Aamc 5

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by msd848, May 12, 2009.

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  1. msd848

    msd848 5+ Year Member

    Nov 21, 2008
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2009
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  3. FIREitUP

    FIREitUP 7+ Year Member

    Jul 31, 2007
    ehh, i thought it was kind of annoying. a couple tricky PS questions (especially physics questions!! i usually get all physics correct), and BS had an ambiguous passage.
  4. 244869


    Jan 29, 2009

    Edit: For some reason I searched for aamc test 5 because I will be taking it on monday but provided my thoughts for aamc test 4 which I just took yesterday. (late night studying + sdn breaks = brain failure). I wiill post what I think of test 5 on monday.
    Last edited: May 23, 2009
  5. 244869


    Jan 29, 2009
    Definately trickier than aamc4. The PS was not hard...but very tricky. I made a lot of dumb mistakes because of the way the questions were worded. The VR had a slightly harder curve...I had the same raw score as aamc4 but lower score. BS had so much chemistry...my weak point.

    PS 11
    VR 8
    BS 10
  6. millepora

    millepora 2+ Year Member

    Apr 27, 2008
    I thought it was the one of the most straight forward tests that I took from the AAMC collection.
  7. MaryLennox

    MaryLennox 2+ Year Member

    Jan 20, 2008
    it was the first one i took so i figured thats why it was so low (7ps/10bs/11vr.) i did much better on the second one i took (#4, i got 10ps/12bs/12vr) but when I searched everyone said that was an easy one. so who the hell knows how i'm really doing :) i better take them all!
  8. mfrizzo3

    mfrizzo3 7+ Year Member

    Nov 10, 2007

    +1 I actually scored 5 points higher on this test. It is all so subjective with the AAMC's. Some people score high where you will score low. You should be more concerned with your overall trends.

    TANSTAAFL 2+ Year Member

    Jan 21, 2009
    PS 9
    VR 13
    BS 7 !!

    Wha?? Skewed. I'm usually in the 10-10-10 range (it's been 8-9-10'ish).

    Ah Picasso, I barely knew ye.

    Number 6 on Tuesday (one every five days in the run up.)
  10. orrghead16

    orrghead16 decimals and dollars 5+ Year Member

    Apr 5, 2007
    Let me give you guys a piece of advice that I wasted hours on SDN wasting.

    The tests only depend on your own weaknesses. I thought 5 was one of the easiest, along with 10. I thought 3 & 4 were the hardest, and I got my lowest scores on them. Classifying a test as "hard" or "easy" is only, really, only dependent on it hitting your weak or strong points, respectively.

    I spent way too much time on SDN trying to justify a poorer score on an AAMC because the test was "overwhelmingly hard" when it really just showed what I was weak in. Inevitably, some will share your idea and think it was tough; some will think you are crazy. All you can do is learn from it.
  11. wannabadr10

    wannabadr10 2+ Year Member

    Oct 20, 2008
    My AAMC 5 score and real score were exactly the same

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