Before Khan Academy, how did the AAMC recommend you study for the MCAT?

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i guess kind of a trivial question at this point but i was just curious, before the Khan and AAMC paired and created their complete MCAT course, what did they recommend you use to study? Did everyone just use PR/Kaplan stuff or did the AAMC provide study materials
 
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Back in the day, we took the recommended coursework and then spent a few weeks or so reviewing with an MCAT prep book that could be purchased at any bookstore. There was more emphasis on remembering factoids in the Bio and Chem/Physics sections and less emphasis on critical thinking.
 

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Everyone used third party resources, which basically everyone still does except they also use KA.
 

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i guess kind of a trivial question at this point but i was just curious, before the Khan and AAMC paired and created their complete MCAT course, what did they recommend you use to study? Did everyone just use PR/Kaplan stuff or did the AAMC provide study materials
Well, after taking all the prerequisite courses (biology, physics, general chemistry, organic chemistry) you drove to the nearest mall and bought whatever struck your fancy from the shelves of Waldenbooks.
 
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Well, after taking all the prerequisite courses (biology, physics, general chemistry, organic chemistry) you drove to the nearest mall and bought whatever struck your fancy from the shelves of Waldenbooks.

Ah, I remember Waldenbooks. :) They are the business I miss most.