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How long did it take you to complete Destroyer?

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tayloreve

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I spaced it out to where I would finish all Destroyer sections in 11 days. I was wondering if this was spaced out too much? I know a lot of people go through destroyer 2-3 times....for those who did that, how many days did it take you?

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good question! I have 6 weeks to go. I'm starting gen chem destroyer the end of this week.

I did more than 1/2 math destroyer so far. I want to do Chad's orgo before hitting destroyer orgo, so that will be in about 2 weeks from now but I feel more confident in orgo than I do gen chem.
Lot's of work ahead!
 

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I went through all of bio, GC, and OC in a week the first time around, and then half a week the next time. I'm about to go through a third time over only problems I am having difficulty with. I hope this prepares me well! I will tell you if it helped come Thursday (test day). D:
 

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I went through all of bio, GC, and OC in a week the first time around, and then half a week the next time. I'm about to go through a third time over only problems I am having difficulty with. I hope this prepares me well! I will tell you if it helped come Thursday (test day). D:

Good to know. Just wanted to know if I was moving at a decent pace through Destroyer! Looking forward to your breakdown, I'm sure you will do amazing!
 

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Move at whatever pace works best for you. When I did destroyer (science only, skipped the math) with only two weeks to go before the test, I spent 3 consecutive days, one for each science. These were sort of long days - I think Bio was the worst at around 12 hours - but it was enough time to get through it all and make notes/flashcards for all the concepts I didn't know. I just studied the flashcards after that, and didn't have time to revisit the questions themselves.

I just sat down with a legal pad and went through them, 30 questions at a time (60 for bio), putting a star next to any question I didn't understand, checking answers every 30 questions, and making the flashcards/notes as I went over the answers. If you break it up into chunks like this it's easier to stay motivated, and 30 questions was a small enough chunk so that any confusion I had was still fresh in my head as I was going over the answers.

Chem and O-Chem were relatively quick, although Chem had a lot of calculations that slow you down. Bio still took forever, because there are so many more questions, but I found the Bio questions took less time as well, since there weren't a lot of calculations or mechanisms to sort through. It also helped to do this in a place with very little distraction. For me, I shut off the cell phone and internet, sat myself down on the patio with a nice cold drink and dove in.
 
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