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Hey y'all! I'm finally set to start studying, majors changed so I can actually graduate next year and start pre-reqs for med school... and I've got quite a library built in order to ready me for MCat. Let's see:

Kaplan's Premier Program, New MCAT, 07 edition (big a-- book!)
Kaplan's NEW MCAT Practice Tests, 5th edit
Barron's MCAT (first one I bought, just cause it was cheap)
General Bio textbook
Anatomy & Phys Textbook
Biology & A&P Coloring books (Kaplan Medical)
Medical Terminology, a programmed approach
Cliffs Notes, Organic Chem & Physics
The Dummies Guide to Physics

The Bible (for when I lose my mind)
Chocolate, Coffee, and other "bad" rewards
A nice big calendar to mark off my hours in each subject...

Am I good to go for starting for the April test?? :)
 

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gradu8in2003 said:
Hey y'all! I'm finally set to start studying, majors changed so I can actually graduate next year and start pre-reqs for med school... and I've got quite a library built in order to ready me for MCat. Let's see:

Kaplan's Premier Program, New MCAT, 07 edition (big a-- book!)
Kaplan's NEW MCAT Practice Tests, 5th edit
Barron's MCAT (first one I bought, just cause it was cheap)
General Bio textbook
Anatomy & Phys Textbook
Biology & A&P Coloring books (Kaplan Medical)
Medical Terminology, a programmed approach
Cliffs Notes, Organic Chem & Physics
The Dummies Guide to Physics

The Bible (for when I lose my mind)
Chocolate, Coffee, and other "bad" rewards
A nice big calendar to mark off my hours in each subject...

Am I good to go for starting for the April test?? :)
Take a look at the sticky links on this forum to see reviews for the MCAT material. Also, the Barron's book is a good subsitute for toilet paper. There's a reason why its the cheapest.
 

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gradu8in2003 said:
Hey y'all! I'm finally set to start studying, majors changed so I can actually graduate next year and start pre-reqs for med school... and I've got quite a library built in order to ready me for MCat. Let's see:

Kaplan's Premier Program, New MCAT, 07 edition (big a-- book!)
Kaplan's NEW MCAT Practice Tests, 5th edit
Barron's MCAT (first one I bought, just cause it was cheap)
General Bio textbook
Anatomy & Phys Textbook
Biology & A&P Coloring books (Kaplan Medical)
Medical Terminology, a programmed approach
Cliffs Notes, Organic Chem & Physics
The Dummies Guide to Physics

The Bible (for when I lose my mind)
Chocolate, Coffee, and other "bad" rewards
A nice big calendar to mark off my hours in each subject...

Am I good to go for starting for the April test?? :)
2 things i would scratch off your list:

Biology & A&P Coloring books (Kaplan Medical)
Medical Terminology, a programmed approach

you wont need the A&P coloring book until med school. really, you dont need that for the mcat at all. as for the med terminology one, again maybe something for med school but definitely not needed for the mcat. your time would be much better spent being put into practice exams than using either of these books right now. good luck!
 
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Arsenic said:
2 things i would scratch off your list:

Biology & A&P Coloring books (Kaplan Medical)
Medical Terminology, a programmed approach

you wont need the A&P coloring book until med school. really, you dont need that for the mcat at all. as for the med terminology one, again maybe something for med school but definitely not needed for the mcat. your time would be much better spent being put into practice exams than using either of these books right now. good luck!
I'll say "no" to coloring, and burn barron. hahahaha. thanks, guys... i'm totally new to this med stuff! :)
 

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gradu8in2003 said:
Hey y'all! I'm finally set to start studying, majors changed so I can actually graduate next year and start pre-reqs for med school... and I've got quite a library built in order to ready me for MCat. Let's see:

Kaplan's Premier Program, New MCAT, 07 edition (big a-- book!)
Kaplan's NEW MCAT Practice Tests, 5th edit
Barron's MCAT (first one I bought, just cause it was cheap)
General Bio textbook
Anatomy & Phys Textbook
Biology & A&P Coloring books (Kaplan Medical)
Medical Terminology, a programmed approach
Cliffs Notes, Organic Chem & Physics
The Dummies Guide to Physics

The Bible (for when I lose my mind)
Chocolate, Coffee, and other "bad" rewards
A nice big calendar to mark off my hours in each subject...

Am I good to go for starting for the April test?? :)
Im writing the April exam too. I have the materials you have except Barrons and coloring and physics 4 dummies. As of now Im reading all the Kaplan books cuz i have nothing else to do till school starts
 
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Im writing the April exam too. I have the materials you have except Barrons and coloring and physics 4 dummies. As of now Im reading all the Kaplan books cuz i have nothing else to do till school starts
Well, seeing how I have NO background in physics and very little in chem, I needed all the help I could get. So far, Physics for Dummies is written for me.. and on my first Kaplan diag after starting the book, I actually recognized a couple things.

Crazy? Maybe. But i'm motivated and want to do this, even though it's the extreme of non-traditional ways.
 
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