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Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by solid snake, Jul 20, 2002.

  1. solid snake

    solid snake Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Dec 26, 2001
    the Kaplan diagnostics are anything like the real MCAT's. I just took Kaplan Test #2, which was given as a half test, not the whole thing. And it was freakin' HARD!!!!:mad:

    I'm not looking forward in seeing how I did, but it sure made me think, I'm gonna study extra, extra hard now.

    The verbal I found was harder than usual. I sat through the Physical Science and Biological Science thinking, hmmm.....i'm screwed. Where in the world they get these questions from?

    My point is: Kaplan=real MCAT's?

    Thanks a lot guys!!!!
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  3. i got a 34 on kaplan III and a 30 on the real thing.
  4. moo

    moo 1K Member 10+ Year Member

    Jul 4, 2000
    I think I got a 6V, 14P, 4B on the Kaplan half length diagnostic and a 9V, 12P, 12B on the real thing so I don't think it's really indicative of what you'll do on the real thing.
  5. I took kaplan a while back.

    got scores ragning from 20 to 25 on their practice tests. Got a 22 on the real thing. I'm retaking in Augest
  6. Doctor Octopus

    Doctor Octopus Hospitalist 10+ Year Member

    May 23, 2002
    I went up 13 points from my Kaplan diag.
  7. Bikini Princess

    Bikini Princess 7+ Year Member

    May 26, 2002
    If I were a moderator, I'd say, 'take this to the MCAT forum!' :)
  8. maybe thats why youre not an moderator.
  9. exigente chica

    exigente chica 7+ Year Member

    May 28, 2002
    and thank goodness too!
  10. mhiro

    mhiro Junior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jul 11, 2002
    Missoula, Montana
    one last opinion if anyone still cares...

    I think the Kaplan Diags and Practice Tests are much more difficult than the real thing. I felt as prepared as I could have been.

    Here's how I improved...

    Daig: 26 (9 V, 8P, 9B)

    Practice Tests: (Low 31, High 34)

    April MCAT: 39! (12 V, 13 PS, 14 BS)

    So keep working, don't get discouraged, and realize that the Kaplan tests have to be tough to motivate their students. By getting my arse kicked early on, I felt prepared for any screwballs the real test may have thrown my way (bad analogy I know)

    Anywho, good luck and trust the Kaplan materials and instuctors. They've been doing this forever...

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