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Is the AAMC Fl that much easier than the real one?

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by frodo25, Jul 31, 2015.

  1. frodo25

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    I know people have said that the practice FL is easier than the real one. But how much easier is it really? I got 81%,81%,86%,75% and was wondering if this is really just an inflated score?
     
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    It varies, most of my real life friends said it was on par but maybe slightly more difficult.
     
  4. lmladdno84

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    Said the FL was harder than the real thing?
     
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    Test prep companies underestimate by a lot and the AAMC FL has been on par to a bit easier than the real thing. Hard to compare since different concepts are emphasized in the passages on different tests.
     
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    From my past experience, AAMC practice is bit easier. More precisely, the verbal section on the real thing is denser.
     
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    The verbal on the FL is easier than the real thing but is the real thing on par with the passages in the question packs? I haven't taken the FL length and just want a comparison.
     
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    The AAMC practice FL C/P and P/S was pretty similar to the real mcat, but for me at least, the bio and CARS was significantly different. The bio had a LOT more research based questions and the CARS passages were a lot longer. The aamc FL was the most accurate to the real thing, and I had taken several TPR and Kaplan FL's
     

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