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Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by scotties123, Apr 30, 2007.

  1. scotties123

    scotties123 GrandMacDaddy 10+ Year Member

    Apr 29, 2007
    I know im not the only one that hates physics. and worst off, i have 3 books to possibly study out of. kaplan, tpr, and ek. im not usin kaplan just from wat i hear about it. tpr has an insane amount of info. ek seems way too brief. i have no idea what to go by.
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  3. sehnsucht

    sehnsucht 2+ Year Member

    Feb 21, 2007
    i use tpk and i like it. for EK, i particularly enjoy the section on optics because the schematic for mirrors and lenses is easy to remember.
  4. SpartanBlueJay2

    SpartanBlueJay2 5+ Year Member

    Mar 15, 2007
    Not to add another book to your collection, but Nova Physics is excellent. I'm routinely scoring 13s on PS (started out around 9-10), so it's definitely working out for me :) .
  5. badasshairday

    badasshairday Vascular and Interventional Radiology 10+ Year Member

    Apr 6, 2007
    I kind of liked the Kaplan PS review book. :cool:
  6. Swiperfox

    Swiperfox 2+ Year Member

    Mar 8, 2007
    EK is all you need. The physics I thought was particularly good as it focused more on general relationships than details, which by the looks of the aamc practice tests is what you should be used to dealing with.
  7. J ROD

    J ROD Watch my TAN walk!! Rocket Scientist Physician Pharmacist Lifetime Donor Classifieds Approved 10+ Year Member

    Aug 1, 2005
    working on my tan......
    If you need a review, go with EK.

    I needed more work there so I am using NOVA with some selected TPR.

    I will be in it thick after finals so I have no practice tests to speak of but I think I definitely understand the concepts better so far. My college Phy I & II professors did not stress the concepts and focused on math. So, I am weak in the concepts but I am getting stronger.

    Just like bodybuilding. You have to workout to get stronger. So study and study some more. And be sure to learn how to take the test!!
  8. GoJoeyMojo

    GoJoeyMojo 7+ Year Member

    Dec 29, 2005
    I'm loving EK for Physics. I divide my time between EK Physics, EK 1001 Questions in Physics, and the Princeton book. Everybody's different though; both of my study partners prefer Nova.
  9. sehnsucht

    sehnsucht 2+ Year Member

    Feb 21, 2007
    indeed. nova is great. i am doing very well on my practice tests because of the NOVA approach to physics.
  10. apricotattack

    apricotattack 10+ Year Member

    Feb 3, 2007
    Western US
    i have nothing constructive to say, but i wanted to add that i TOTALLY hate physics also. that is all.

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