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Hi All!

I have been searching around but have not been able to figure out whether there is a significant difference between the old and new TBR bio and ochem books. I have the old ones and I am wondering buying the new books would be worth it.

From the website it seems like the bio chapters are pretty much the same, however, there seem to be a lot of differences between the old and new ochem books.

Does any one have the new books?

Thanks!
 

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They're pretty similar. Old orgo is just missing the lipids chapter but has the hydrocarbon reactions which are not longer in the new MCAT. I guess the difference is the addition of a few new passages, etc.

*Spectroscopy is found in Section VIII of the old book but now is in Section III of the new book.

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New Org. 1 - http://www.berkeley-review.com/TBR/bookdetails/organchempart1.html
New Org. 2 - http://www.berkeley-review.com/TBR/bookdetails/organchempart2.html

Old Org. 1 - https://web.archive.org/web/2015021...eview.com/TBR/bookdetails/organchempart1.html
Old Org. 2 - https://web.archive.org/web/2015051...eview.com/TBR/bookdetails/organchempart2.html
 
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They're pretty similar. Old orgo is just missing the lipids chapter but has the hydrocarbon reactions which are not longer in the new MCAT. I guess the difference is the addition of a few new passages, etc.

*Spectroscopy is found in Section VIII of the old book but now is in Section III of the new book.

Source:

New Org. 1 - http://www.berkeley-review.com/TBR/bookdetails/organchempart1.html
New Org. 2 - http://www.berkeley-review.com/TBR/bookdetails/organchempart2.html

Old Org. 1 - https://web.archive.org/web/2015021...eview.com/TBR/bookdetails/organchempart1.html
Old Org. 2 - https://web.archive.org/web/2015051...eview.com/TBR/bookdetails/organchempart2.html

Awesome thanks! I did not think of using wayback machine for comparison.
 
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