Richzz89

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Just wondering how many people on this forum have taken the MCAT during the summer after sophomore year.

What did you do to prep?
Take a Kaplan or Princeton Review class over the summer?
Begin to prep before the academic school year was over and continue during the summer with a class?

And for those who did take it after your 2nd year, were you satisfied with your score or did you need to retake it during junior year?
 

loveoforganic

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Me. SN2ed's schedule., self study. Only over the summer, ~100 days. I don't write until Aug 14.
 

RoadtoMed

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I am. Currently scheduled for Aug 21st. Probably will move date to Sept.
 

ShoeFactory

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I will be taking it sept 10

I'm taking a TPR class although I don't think it is that useful. I think it only helps me in content review (passage methods aren't that good). I use EK for verbal.

I haven't had much time to self study as i'm working full time and i have TPR class every day. It's been working for me as I got 37 on my last practice and I'm barely finished with content review.

However, since the class is about to end I am ready to start self study 2-3 hrs/day.
 

rjsmit2

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just took it today...if I did well, taking it early will have been so worth it!

I didn't take a class either; just studied using TPR, some Examkrackers, some Kaplan (cheers to public libraries), old textbooks, and a few AAMCs.

It feels SO GOOD to be done! Just keep reminding yourselves how much less stressful junior year is going to be! :D
 

Recoil

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Me - writing August 25th
Just self-studying from May until the test using EK books. Doing so while working 40 hours a week. I have no life atm :/
 

Simplify

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I did last year. I didn't score as well as I'd hoped. Although, I didn't prepare sufficiently, either.