Kaplan MCAT Course or Princeton Review?

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The Pre-Med Girl

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Apr 5, 2014
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I'm planning to take the Kaplan course but I keep hearing bad things about it, like the on site lectures are not worth it, the tutors are not great etc. and I don't want to pay $1999 for something which wont help me. So is there any one who recommends Kaplan or Princeton review?

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Righteous in Wrath
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Aug 6, 2013
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FWIW I'm taking the online Kaplan course right now. The resources are great. The teachers are hit or miss. I am taking the online class instead of the in-person class, which I think is a better move. I don't have to drive downtown for class and also I feel like the teachers are better because they are selected (theoretically) for their quality over their geographic location.

I took Kaplan because I had a bad experience with Princeton Review years ago for SAT prep. I know 2 other people who have taken or are also taking Kaplan. Again, the great thing about Kaplan are the resource - content review, questions, quizzes, etc. If you can self-study then I think Kaplan would be a good bet, but I know nothing about TPR. Good luck.