Kaplan vs Princeton Review

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  1. DocMocha

    DocMocha New Member

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    I am a non-traditional student contemplating taking the MCAT plunge after being out of school for 3 years.

    Has anyone taken the prep classes for Kaplan or Princeton review? What did you think about the teachers? their methodology? curriculum? Did any particular section stand out over the other?

    I appreciate your responses. Classes start in January.
     
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  3. cmz

    cmz Pathology Wannabe
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  4. Keywhite

    Keywhite Junior Member

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    I wasn't too thrilled w/ Princeton review.
    My gf took both, and she thought Kaplan had much better resources and prepared you better.
    Also, when you get to boards, Kaplan's prep rules!
     
  5. EMDrMoe

    EMDrMoe Senior Member

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    Only 3 years? lol - I hadn't taken basic sciences (and didn't really learn it then!) for almost 10 years. I took Kaplan while a friend took Princeton Review. I think a lot comes down to your instructors, but I personally like the Kaplan materials and arrangement better. I really believe in what Kaplan teaches (and now teach for them). Feel free to email/private message with any questions!

    Good luck
     
  6. praying mantis

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    I have also taken both Kaplan and TPR. I prefered TPR b/c I thought their materials were better. I loved it so much that I am now teaching the verbal section for them.
     

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