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Keys to Passing the MCAT

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by Raul-7, Nov 26, 2005.

  1. I just wanted to know to everyone who took and did fairly well on it (ie. got into medical school) what you believe are neccassry to do good on this test?
     
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  3. Mr. Tee

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    Good scores, ability to score well in each individual section, ability to stay calm, focused, composed, maintained while under pressure, having mental stamina for the really long test, minimizing stress, having good critical reasoning skills, etc.

    Really, your query was pretty vague. What do you want to specifically know?

    For the record, there is no "passing score," although the consensus is that 30 is a target threshold score.
     
  4. MollyMalone

    MollyMalone I'm a Score Quadruplet
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    See the stickied thread about 30+ score techniques. Lots of good stuff in there.
     
  5. I know the target score is 30+, but what should you study to get such a score? What study material should I consider?
     
  6. MarzMD

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    Work hard in all of your core science classes. Once you start studying for the MCAT its important that you get used to taking the test. None of the tips we tell you will be very relevant unless you have taken a practice test and have pinpointed your weaknesses.
     
  7. McGillGrad

    McGillGrad Building Mind and Body
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    The number one thing to work on is your reading speed and comprehension. If you can read difficult material quickly and retain it then you are in good shape.
     
  8. HunterGatherer

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    -reading the 30+ forum
    -not slacking off on your studies
    -concentrating on your weak subjects/topics
    -time management during studies and when taking the MCAT
     
  9. Cooolguy

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    read 30+ thread
     
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