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Kaplan Full Length #8 (recently released0

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by Yogi Bear, Mar 24, 2002.

  1. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear 2K Member 7+ Year Member

    Oct 11, 2001
    Just took FL #8 today just to get a feel of how the more recent tests are like. Ended up getting 6v, 7ps, 7bs = 20! anyone else taken FL8? i either i was not focusing today or the test was just plainly hard. I had gotten 27 on FL1, 29 on FL2.
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  3. Optimistic

    Optimistic Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Oct 16, 2001
    I got a 15 on test #8 and 16 and 17 on test 6 and 7 respectively . then I just didnt have courage to take test #9. I think its wastage of time to do test 6-9. Question dont seem too difficult when you take test but you will notice when you review test#8 that almost every single question has some trick to it.
  4. Resident Alien

    Resident Alien What? 7+ Year Member

    Jul 21, 2001
    A friend of mine took FL 6-9 and never broke 25.
    He took AAMC 4 and 5 and scored 33 and 34. Scrap FL 6-9, please.
  5. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear 2K Member 7+ Year Member

    Oct 11, 2001
    thanks for the advice!
  6. saimabean5

    saimabean5 Member 7+ Year Member

    Jul 11, 2001
    yeah i took FL 6 and i did really bad not planning to do the rest cuz i know i would do the same. im just going to to do all the AAMC stuff because those are the real stuff. i did better in FL #1 and #2.
  7. Bevo

    Bevo Radiology, R1 7+ Year Member

    Jan 27, 2002
    in hell
    kaplan tests 8 and 9 are pretty new. a friend of mine took test #8 and got a 21. When she went over it it turns out they had some grading mistakes in it. The answer would be A but in the explanation of the problem it says the right answer is C.

    So I wouldnt trust the scores of those tests.
  8. DZT

    DZT Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jan 13, 2002
    Buffalo, NY
    THESE GUYS ARE SO RIGHT; THAT'S PROBABLY WHY THEY PROCTOR TESTS 1-5 FOR YOU, COZ THEY ARE SOMEWHAT POSSIBLE. I tried FL6, and got a 6 on PS, and almost puked; now, I usually get 11's and 12's on the Kap PS.
  9. Coolio30

    Coolio30 Member 7+ Year Member

    Feb 10, 2002
    I just took FL#6 and ended up with a 23, 8V, 7P, 8B. I thought bio and physics were reasonable but Physics was way too problem solving based. I am confident, and as I have heard from a number of people on SDN, that the PS on the real MCAT will not only be easier but will also be more conceptual. Bio and verbal might be in equivalent difficulty but the scales do not adjust for this( i hope). END RESULT: As UCLA2000 would say, do not use any practice test as a reflection of real scores. Just as a study tool to review your mistakes.
  10. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear 2K Member 7+ Year Member

    Oct 11, 2001
  11. Doctora Foxy

    Doctora Foxy Meow 7+ Year Member

    Jan 28, 2002
    I have a question---when did these new kaplan tests come out? When I took kaplan last year they only had 5 full lengths.

    And what kind of percentage are you getting on the tests? Since these tests are new, they don't have a well-established curve I'm guessing. Maybe their scale is off and you can go by percentage correct instead.
  12. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear 2K Member 7+ Year Member

    Oct 11, 2001
    They just came out after the august mcats.

    I'm only getting around 50-70% correct.

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