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I'll say, I hated Kaplan with a passion. Too cutesy, wordy, pedantic (and not in a helpful way).

Literally, the beginning of their first MCAT book I read starts with a story that is way too long for their own good, and took too much time.

This, however, is coming from a guy that would prefer pure outlines for everything; take that book and make it 50 pages of bulletpoints.

I loved EK. Apparently it worked!
 
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The REAL Doc McStuffins

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I'll say, I hated Kaplan with a passion. Too cutesy, wordy, pedantic (and not in a helpful way).

Literally, the beginning of their first MCAT book I read starts with a story that is way too long for their own good, and took too much time.

This, however, is coming from a guy that would prefer pure outlines for everything; take that book and make it 50 pages of bulletpoints.

I loved EK. Apparently it worked!
Ok Thanks!
 

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In my experience Kaplan and (to a slightly lesser extent) TBR are both very popular. I will always endorse EK personally though because it cuts thru more of the BS and skims the lower-yield content. It'll be hard to get a 528 with them but getting through content review and into practice/FLs faster is super valuable, and it throws plenty of practice passages (not just discretes) both in and after the chapters.

For reference I got a 522 (131/129/130/132) using EK and the KA 300 page doc for P/S.

Either way, good luck!
 
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The REAL Doc McStuffins

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In my experience Kaplan and (to a slightly lesser extent) TBR are both very popular. I will always endorse EK personally though because it cuts thru more of the BS and skims the lower-yield content. It'll be hard to get a 528 with them but getting through content review and into practice/FLs faster is super valuable, and it throws plenty of practice passages (not just discretes) both in and after the chapters.

For reference I got a 522 (131/129/130/132) using EK and the KA 300 page doc for P/S.

Either way, good luck!
Okay thank you so much! I’ll probably go with EK
 
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