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Anyone else in this MCAT predicament?

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by patekpremed, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. patekpremed


    Dec 9, 2007
    I have taken multiple practice tests and have done very well on the biological science and the physical science sections. However, I cannot manage to do well (over a 9) on the VR. I find it very difficult to read and analyze on the comp. I know everyone has to go through this, but what discrepancy b/n the VR and BS/PS sections will hurt me?
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  3. HoboCommander

    HoboCommander 7+ Year Member

    Sep 30, 2007
    just get your 15s on the sciences and you'll be OK.
  4. ejay286

    ejay286 Member 10+ Year Member

    Jul 10, 2005
    I'm in the exact opposite ordeal. I can easily score in the teens on the verbal but I'm in the 8-10 range in the BS and PS. I'm just hoping I can kill the VR on the real thing (13-15) and just do okay on the other two and hope for a 30+.
  5. Depakote

    Depakote Pediatric Anesthesiologist Rocket Scientist Physician Moderator Emeritus Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

    This is probably better suited for discussion in the MCAT discussions forum.


    Side note: I got in with a 11PS, 9VR, 12BS

    I did have some trouble getting in, but it wasn't because of my MCAT.
  6. patekpremed


    Dec 9, 2007

    "With out powers combined...." Haha jk. I have just practiced and practiced and practiced but I just cannot do the VR. I've always had trouble in that area. Oh well. It'll be over with soon.
  7. mtrks

    mtrks 2+ Year Member

    Jun 11, 2008
    Practice some more. At first I was only getting 8s and 9s on my VR, 10 practice tests later I got a 12 on the real deal.

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