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How close are Princeton Review's exams to the real deal ?

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by Maruko, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. Maruko

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    How close are Princeton Review's practice exams and questions to the real deal ?:confused:
     
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    took both and I think Kaplan is more similar, but TPR is still good.
     
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    If you still have AAMC practice exams to do, do those...

    Princetons are a good 2nd option but markedly below the AAMC's
     
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    So are they EASIER than the real one ?
     
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    no, generally tougher....

    and even the really tough mcat material doesn't have the same feel as the tough princeton stuff....
     
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    Definitely tougher. Not including my "diagnostic" AAMC, my AAMC average is about 4 pts higher than my TPR average. I think that's relatively common. Although, there are a few TPR's that actually have very easy (yes that means "too easy") sections (none of those sections being VR sections!). I think TPR is more difficult primarily b/c of their difficult PS and even more difficult VR.
     
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    tpr is harder but reflects the aamc more than kaplan IMO
     
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    Thanks, friends!
     

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