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After doing thousands of MCAT practice questions, did any appear on your real MCAT?

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by Premed315U, Mar 23, 2002.

  1. Premed315U

    Premed315U Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I have done thousands of MCAT questions already, and I am so MCATed out. Did any of you guys see some questions on the real MCAT that you had already seen in a practice test? In taking practice tests, I see a lot of the same type of questions appearing (there's almost always a Golgi question, and a catalyst question, etc). Does this happen on the real MCAT too where you see a question that you've seen before? <img border="0" alt="[Wowie]" title="" src="graemlins/wowie.gif" />
     
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  3. Doctora Foxy

    Doctora Foxy Meow 7+ Year Member

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    go study! If you see the same things good, you will be ready for those on test day. Your PR class should tell you what is the most common (i.e. NEPHRON).
     
  4. brandonite

    brandonite Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

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    There are lots of similar types of questions. But never the same question...

    Do a couple AAMC tests and you'll get a feel for things. All MCATs are very similar, in my opinion.
     
  5. trout

    trout Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I did tens of thousands and I recognized every one the day of the test....lol
     
  6. Sherille

    Sherille Junior Member 7+ Year Member

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    I did all the exams out there princeton, kaplan, AAMC, berekley review. I guess it paid off cause one of my passages in the VR came stright out of one of the berkeley review tests !!! Finished 10 min early !!!! I guess it pays off to be anal sometimes !!! <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" />
     
  7. leorl

    leorl Physician Moderator Emeritus Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

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    Yes. On my exam this year, I got the exact same question as one from the AAMC Practice test VI.
     
  8. RT

    RT Rt 7+ Year Member

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    No! for my case. I've done quite a bunch of exam questions: AAMC, Kap, PR, Columbia.

    My work ethic is study as much as possible now and ease up coming to the final month.

    Once you feel like you know basically everything, ie. similar to the feeling before taking exams that you ended up with 100%, then you might have already become a Jedi.

    Train now, you must, or risk being defeated by the force. :cool:
     
  9. Street Philosopher

    Street Philosopher freebird 10+ Year Member

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    People, check the date of the original post; it was pre-April '02 MCAT.

    One entire passage showed up that was exactly the same: the one about the ideal myth of yeoman farmers.
     
  10. RT

    RT Rt 7+ Year Member

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    Heheh, thanks for the tips, PC1. I guess we also could make it Pre-August02
     
  11. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg 1K Member 7+ Year Member

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    I saw one of the same ones..forget which one, though...
     
  12. tuggart

    tuggart New Member

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    Actually on my MCAT 2 years ago I got exact same entire verbal section as on one of the practice exams. Although verbal is my best section, i didnt do as well as i could have because I was so bored out of my mind that I couldn't concentrate. and of course i didnt remember exactly what i put on all my answers previously. i was very very disappointed. verbal is the funnest part of the mcats because you actually get to learn about something other than science and the least you can hope for is that it's not going to be the stuff you already read.
     
  13. Legend

    Legend Super Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    maybe one question
     

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