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Examkrackers 1g, 2f, and 3g

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by BloodySurgeon, May 14, 2008.

  1. BloodySurgeon

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    I just bought Examkrackers 1g, 2f, and 3g and I was wondering what others thought about them. Are the scores predictive, inflated, deflated, etc.
     
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    How about 1H? Nobody tried these tests yet??
     
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    1h is pretty much the same as 1g... what'd you think?
     
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    I haven't taken it yet. How did you find 1G?
     
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    1g came w/ 6th Ed EK Set
     
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    Good grief! How was 1G compared to 1H?
     
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    I thought 2g was alright... it really quizes you on discretes and factual information with pseduodiscretes with very common examples that you can just guess from just knowing them. The passages are shorter and not very reflective of the real test but I thought it was very good practice. The verbal made up for it though. It was just like the passages in EK 101 VR, so I was happy to see that.

    I thought 2f was much harder (except for verbal), and I scored a point lower on the sciences (with a point higher on verbal). I also learned a few new things that I didn't know so I thought it was well worth it.

    I am taking 3g today, so ill get back to you guys on that.
     
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    Surgeon,

    Where did you find 2f? I just went on ek site and ordered 2g and 3f.
     
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    Thanks,

    I just realized it's 2f and 3g
    oops

    let me know what you think of the third one.
    THanks!
     
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    3g was kind of like the other ones. Less critical thinking and figuring it out from the new information and more just knowing basic knowledge. But again it was good practice.
     
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    So would you say the EK exams are not as accurate reflectors of actual AAMC MCAT questions as Kaplan or TPR full-lengths are?
     
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    I would say nothing is more reflective of AAMC released practice tests, because they ARE old MCAT passages. In terms of scoring, the EK would fall within the same range as TPR and Kaplan, but in terms of similarity I would say that EK is further from the truth. However, that is not to say that they are not good practices. The reason why the EK full-length test is not like the real test is because it is still in the old paper-based format (XII and IX passages) and the passage are much shorter, less verbal-based and more content based science.

    Yet, these are all pros if you consider them as practice material and not score indicators. More passages means more topics to cover and less verbal-type questions means, more question on what you should know. Given all this, however, I would still chose Kaplan and Princeton Review tests though. Kaplan really gives you the same feeling that you are going to experience on test day and The Princeton Review has a few good diags (neglecting the VR).
     
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    I took 2f today. Made a 32 (12 PS/10 VR/ 10 BS). What should I take away?

    I was 1 question away from making a 11 on VR, and 1 question away from a 13 on PS. I was 1 question away from making a 9 on BS :p

    How should I interpret this score? Worried? Happy? Thanks.
     
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    Any insights?
     

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