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Hey, I just want to share good news. I kind of cannot
believe in that, but when I took Kaplan Diagnostic
I got 17 ( 7, V4,6) :mad: which really made me feel stupid ...
Also because of that I got scared, discoraged and decided take MCAT in August... Now after first full lengh I got 30 ( 12,V8,10).
( I am non native English speaker came to the USA 4 years ago)

Question for people who took Kaplan and real MCAT

If you compare MCAT to the Kaplan full lengh exams is it the same difficulty, more complicated,or easier?


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i found the Kaplan full-lengths to be a pretty good predictor of my actual score (1 pt diff). As a Kaplan student, you also have access to the AAMC-published tests, and those are also good predictors of your score.

are you still planning to wait til August? if you keep up the work, i think you'd do well on the April exam


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I'd say the kaplan test might be a little harder content-wise, however the scores they give you have been thoroughly scaled and tested. I improved through each practice test, and my MCAT score was 1 higher than the last full-length. If you're already at 30, reconsider the April test for sure. : )


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Wow. that's drastic improvement!!! Congratulations. :)
I don't know if it's just me or not but my score hasn't improved much.. just couple of points. I'm ESL as well.. How did you do to improve your score?? I studied A LOT but the more I study, the more I realize how ******ed I am.
I keep forgetting the concept over and over again. Too much info, too little time...
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