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Aamc Cbt 6

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by moto_za, Apr 22, 2007.

  1. moto_za

    moto_za Member 10+ Year Member

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    I was wondering how this compares to the actual and the later practice tests (8,9,10)? Is this much easier or about the same? thank you for any thoughts!:D
     
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  3. moto_za

    moto_za Member 10+ Year Member

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    anyone?:D
     
  4. DiverDoc

    DiverDoc KCUMB 2012 10+ Year Member

    Its easier than most IMO. The real thing was slightly more difficult in the sciences and much more in the VR
     
  5. midn

    midn 10+ Year Member

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    It asks pretty straightforward questions. Compared to 8, it's a lot easier. Don't be discouraged though; I did better on 8 than I did on 6. It's still MCAT-ish.
     
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    badasshairday Vascular and Interventional Radiology 10+ Year Member

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    Really guys, are any of them really much harder than each other? I don't think so because the scaling is approximately the same for each CBT.
     
  7. moto_za

    moto_za Member 10+ Year Member

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    thanks everyone and your post makes me happy (that is, if I score higher on 8 as well!:D )
     
  8. moto_za

    moto_za Member 10+ Year Member

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    not sure.. most ppl say the earlier ones are easier. i have not taken the later ones so I cannot say...
     
  9. badasshairday

    badasshairday Vascular and Interventional Radiology 10+ Year Member

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    I know, I have heard that too. But the scaling of the exams doesn't indicate that. It just shows they are all around the same level of difficulty.
     
  10. moto_za

    moto_za Member 10+ Year Member

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    good point..
     
  11. midn

    midn 10+ Year Member

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    I talked to my TPR teacher and it turns out the guy who said the difficulties aren't any different was right. AAMC 4-6 are based off the old exams where more memorization questions are asked (what does this hormone do, etc.) while 7-10 have more contextual questions (depends on information in the passage). People who have studied more may do better on 4-6 and people who are able to apply new information may do better on 7-10. The word on the street is that the MCAT resembles 7-10 more these days.
     
  12. moto_za

    moto_za Member 10+ Year Member

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    Thanks for the info!:luck:
     

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