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Molecular Biology and O-chem on MCAT

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by Shipley231, May 17, 2014.

  1. Shipley231

    Shipley231 2+ Year Member

    Oct 1, 2013
    After doing the first section of TBR bio a little over a week ago, the passages destroyed me. Is this someone most people have trouble with? I haven't had biochem or o-chem yet (self teaching that this summer), but is that why I'm having trouble? How much molecular bio and o-chem is directly on the MCAT in general?

    Is this something I really need to buckle down harder on and knock out that as a weakness?
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  3. Teleologist

    Teleologist 2+ Year Member

    Jul 7, 2013
    on your 6
    Yes. O-chem and o-chem concepts are very important on the MCAT.
  4. SuperSneaky24

    SuperSneaky24 2+ Year Member

    Nov 27, 2013
    biochem and biochem concepts are also important too
  5. GodComplex

    GodComplex 5+ Year Member

    Apr 23, 2012
    I did not feel like biochem was necessary, although ochem definitely is. The TBR bio passages are ridiculous sometimes due to the trivial knowledge they want you to retain that would otherwise be given in the passage on the actual MCAT. Do not worry if you are getting destroyed due to these tiny details and worry more about the larger concepts (this is not to say forget about all details, it's just most of them in TBR bio are not needed).

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