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Biology hhmm....

Discussion in 'MCAT: Medical College Admissions Test' started by FutureDoc4, Mar 11, 2007.

  1. FutureDoc4

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    Okay, I am not sure what's going, I CANNOT seem to make the leap in bio, I have had an 11 since my diagnostic... and it won't budge.. any suggestions? The only pattern I seem to recognize is that I am not always getting all the info from the passage and I am more purely trying to go off my own knowledge. Let me know if anyone has any experience with this.... Please help!
     
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    interesting... for me it was the contrary - trying to utilize my own knowledge of the topics proved to be the most effective. I would use the passage for any questions I didn't know at the end. I'm doing 13-14 points on the bio section.

    I can tell you how I did MY huge leap, although you probably won't do it, but I highly suggest it. I read the entire campbell 5th edition bio book over a week. I didn't focus on anything specific. I just read the whole thing as if it was some novel or something. Yes, I didn't need to know about plants or those random topics they seem to come up with at the end of the chapter, but I read them just like everything else. At the end of that week, when I came back to look at my EK books, I was doing the questions from an entirely different perspective. Somehow, w/o realizing it, I had tied all the concepts in the bio section together. I can't forget one thing, because the second thing that depends on it wouldn't work, and the third thing that depends on that wouldn't work either, etc.

    Best of luck!:luck:
     
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  3. smuwillobrien

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    11 is pretty high - just keep doing practice tests - it's not like it matters if you go higher.
     
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