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Kaplan's strategy: rest-day before mcat

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by Archdelux, May 13, 2008.

  1. Archdelux

    Archdelux Junior Member 5+ Year Member

    Jun 26, 2006

    Is there merit to Kaplan's strategy for saving the day immediately before the mcat as a 'rest-day' (ie no mcat studying at all)?
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  3. olemissbabydoc

    olemissbabydoc Baby Doctor Moderator Emeritus 7+ Year Member

    Jul 27, 2006
    Between "there" and "there"
    Most people advocate this. However, I realized after my first time that taking a day off was just weird (i've never not studied for an entire day before ANY test), so I decided to just do some light studying up until almost time to go. Felt waaay better with this method.

    Just personal preference :)
  4. Archdelux

    Archdelux Junior Member 5+ Year Member

    Jun 26, 2006
    Yeah - this is the reason why I am questioning the method - I never spend the day before the test simply relaxing.. I'll probably do what you did.

    Thanks. Any other opinions welcome, of course.

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