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Too bad it's only for those who've completed college already :/
 

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Now if Khan Academy only offered USMLE prep... I would be in heaven.

There are other sources like Kaplan and Dr. Najeeb, but I prefer Khan Academy. It was great using the Khan Academy as unofficial MCAT prep. In fact, it probably did a better job than TPR in some cases, since TPR is more focused on relearning concepts from step one.
 

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Sounds cool. :thumbup: Khan Academy has help me before. In my college, it has a good rep with the professors.
 

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Khan academy became my primary resource when I was having trouble in a class or with a concept during MCAT prep. I have been in love with Khan academy for a while.
 

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Is Khan Academy publicly traded? I'd say this deal with AAMC was their lucky day.
 

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As pretentious and anal as something called "Khan Academy" sounds, the guy who did the lectures on organic chemistry could read a list of reagents and keep me entertained.
 

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Sal is pretty smart, 3 degrees from MIT and MBA from harvard, quit his hedge fund to do this for free.
 
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As pretentious and anal as something called "Khan Academy" sounds, the guy who did the lectures on organic chemistry could read a list of reagents and keep me entertained.


wtf? how does that sound pretentious and anal?
 
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wtf? how does that sound pretentious and anal?

It calls to mind an uptight prep school. I know it isn't, and it's helped me more than once, but that's just how it sounds to me. Anyone else? Just me? No? Probably no.
 

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Did anyone do the whole Khan Academy MCAT series, and if so, how long do you estimate it took? I'm trying to come up with a many months plan and would love to know this. I'm also going to use the EK series and maybe some Kaplan books thrown in for extra practice.
 

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Did anyone do the whole Khan Academy MCAT series, and if so, how long do you estimate it took? I'm trying to come up with a many months plan and would love to know this. I'm also going to use the EK series and maybe some Kaplan books thrown in for extra practice.

Nice necrobump, but there are literally thousands of hours of video in the MCAT series, most goes into more depth than necessary. For P/S I would look up the 100 or 300 page document that is on reddit sub MCAT forum, which has notes on all important terms and concepts from Khan. Just going over this document instead of watching the agonizingly slow videos will save you many many hours.
 

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Did anyone do the whole Khan Academy MCAT series, and if so, how long do you estimate it took? I'm trying to come up with a many months plan and would love to know this. I'm also going to use the EK series and maybe some Kaplan books thrown in for extra practice.

Do NOT watch the entire khan academy MCAT series... only use it to clarify concepts that you need more elaboration on. When watching videos raise the speed to 1.25-1.5x to save time. Some people think they're doing themselves a favor by watching every single video, when it reality its only going to waste time considering how Examkrackers can explain a concept in 2 paragraphs in what it takes a 9 minute khan academy video to go over.
 

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Nice necrobump, but there are literally thousands of hours of video in the MCAT series, most goes into more depth than necessary. For P/S I would look up the 100 or 300 page document that is on reddit sub MCAT forum, which has notes on all important terms and concepts from Khan. Just going over this document instead of watching the agonizingly slow videos will save you many many hours.
OMG this document would be amazing. I just poked around Reddit but couldn't find it. If you know where it's at, could you link it here for the rest of us?
 

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Looks correct. The P/S one is very good. Can't speak to the quality of the other documents in there for other sections, because I didn't use them.
 
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