Omyss

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do or did you do the practice mcats online or printed out on paper to mimick the actual test as much as possible??
 

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Omyss said:
do or did you do the practice mcats online or printed out on paper to mimick the actual test as much as possible??

I printed mine out because I just can't read anything on the screen. I had to use all of my friend's and my own printing quota every week for abotu 8 weeks to get all the kaplan stuff out. Killed a few trees or two but it was worth it.
 

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Ya, print them out, and treat them as if you are taking a real MCAT. Its not very helpful to take an MCAT withouth the ideal conditions.

Go to a library on a Saturday or someother day, and start the test at 9 with PS, and than take a 10 minute break, than do the next section, 1 hr break, and so on.

The next day go over the answers, and learn from your mistakes.

Don't waste your ink printing out the solutions. Just view them on the computer.
 
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Definitely agree with printing out the exams, taking them under isolated and strict test conditions (no extra breaks or slacking!), then checking your work on the screen.
 

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Omyss said:
do or did you do the practice mcats online or printed out on paper to mimick the actual test as much as possible??
Definitely print them out. If you're worried about environmental impact (or just want to be cheap), scout your local college/university libraries/copy places for bins full of recycling paper. Usually, it's just paper that's had a bad photocopy on one side and white on the other... so you're not wasting paper. :luck:
 

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I just take them on the computer. I don't want to waste any toner or paper. I would prefer to take them hard copy like I will in August. I don't think it affects my BS or PS sections because I always have enough time left. I think it messes me up a little on VR because I don't like scrolling up and down to look back at a specific line and it wastes a lot of time.
 

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print them out... my school doesn't have a print quota, so I'm pretty lucky :D
 
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